Local Resources

Below are resources related to COVID-19 from the National Restaurant Association at the local level. For all Association resources on the coronavirus, visit restaurant.org/covid19.

Expansion of Restaurant Off-Premise Alcohol Sales

During COVID-19, many state and local governments expanded the ability of restaurants to sell alcohol for off-premise consumption (to-go and delivery).  As many of these regulations are being extended, the National Restaurant Association team will be tracking them with this resource.

City & County Face Covering Mandates

The National Restaurant Association is updating a compiled list of City & County Face Covering requirements and recommendations in real time. 

Association Letter to US Conference of Mayors Regarding Outdoor Dining

On September 28th, the Association sent a letter to the US Conference of Mayors regarding the importance of outdoor dining for restaurants during colder months and outlined steps local leaders can take to assist the industry.

Letter From Tom Bene to USCM Chair Greg Fischer

On November 17th, National Restaurant Association CEO Tom Bene sent a letter to United States Conference of Mayors Chair Greg Fischer with recommendations on government action related to the new restrictions and closures of restaurants.