Policy Documents

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.

Blueprint for Recovery Action Plan

On July 15th, the National Restaurant Association released a Blueprint for Revival Action Plan that outlines our proposed response to COVID-19.

Blueprint for Recovery One Pager

On July 15th, the National Restaurant Association released a Blueprint for Revival from COVID-19.

Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Flexibility Act Analysis

On May 28th, the National Restaurant Association released legislative analysis for HR 7010, which makes positive improvements to PPP.

Reopening Guidelines

On April 22nd, the National Restaurant Association released Reopening Guidelines for restaurants in states that have begun reopening.

Blueprint for Recovery Action Plan

On April 20th, the National Restaurant Association released a Blueprint for Recovery Action Plan that outlines our proposed response to COVID-19.

Blueprint for Recovery One Pager

On April 20th, the National Restaurant Association released a Blueprint for Recovery from COVID-19.

Impact Study Infographic

On April 20th, the National Restaurant Association released an infographic that shows the impact that COVID-19 has had on our industry.

Phase 4 Letter to House-Senate Leaders

On April 20th, the National Restaurant Association sent a letter to House and Senate Leaders encouraging them to take action on Phase 4 COVID-19 relief.

Letter to House and Senate Leaders

On April 9th, the National Restaurant Association sent a letter to Congressional leaders outlining steps that were needed to improve the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP).

Letter to theĀ 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 theĀ 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.