Below are policy documents and resources that the National Restaurant Association has put out related to COVID-19 at the federal, state, and local levels of government. For all Association resources on the coronavirus, visit restaurant.org/covid19.
On April 22nd, the National Restaurant Association released Reopening Guidelines for restaurants in states that have begun reopening.
Letter to the National Governors Association
On April 4th, the National Restaurant Association sent a letter to the NGA encouraging them to take action on COVID-19 relief.
Letter to the United States Conference of Mayors
On April 4th, the National Restaurant Association sent a letter to the USCM encouraging them to take action on COVID-19 relief.
Hospitality Travel Industry Letter Leases
On March 31st, the National Restaurant Association joined other national hospitality trade associations in sending a letter to governors and mayors across the country encouraging them to take action on emergency commercial rent relief.
Association State and Local Guidance on COVID-19
On March 18th, the National Restaurant Association released recommendations to state and local policy leaders regarding government action to close restaurants as well as government relief packages related to COVID-19.
COVID Response Letter
On March 18th, the National Restaurant Association sent a letter to Congressional leaders outlining steps they could take to assist the restaurant industry during COVID-19.
State Off-Premises Alcohol Polling
The National Restaurant Association consumer polling on expanded off-premises alcohol regulations in Colorado, Florida, Michigan, Missouri, New York, Oregon, Texas, and Virginia.
Letter from Tom Bene to NGA Chair Andrew Cuomo
On November 17th, National Restaurant Association CEO Tom Bene sent a letter to National Governor Association Chair Andrew Cuomo with recommendations on government action related to the new restrictions and closures of restaurants.