Business Advice During Coronavirus for Health and Hygiene
Stage 4 Business restrictions are now in effect on the Mornington Peninsula, you can learn more about what this means for food and health businesses: DHHS Accommodation and food services stage 4 restrictions.
For Mornington Peninsula specific information visit: Coronavirus updates, news and information and local business support, resources and information.
Services and industries that are able to remain operational are required to have a COVID Safe Plan.
Employers that require their staff to attend a work site must issue a worker permit to their employees.
During restrictions, standard Food business requirements still apply.
Below are additional useful resources and information specifically for Food and Health Businesses.
Changing to takeaway and / or home delivery services:
There are no further Shire registration requirements needed for your Class 2 food business to provide takeaway or home food delivery. You will, however, need to have added appropriate content to your Food Safety Program and continue to comply with all the requirements of the Australia New Zealand Food Safety Code sections 3.2.2 and 3.2.3 of the National Food Safety Standards..
Be aware that the Victorian Government Stage 4 Restrictions prevent the community from travelling further than 5km from home, this applies to picking up takeaway as well.
Accommodation premises and caravan parks
During the Stage 4 Restrictions accommodation premises and caravan parks are unable to operate except where guest are permanent residents, emergency accommodation, or guests stay for work purposes only.
Health and hygiene precautions also apply to caravan parks and accommodation premises. Any items such as equipment and linen that are directly contacted by customers must be disposed of or thoroughly sanitised after each use.