Coronavirus (COVID-19) and Independent Grocery

January 3, 2022


The National Grocers Association is actively monitoring the Coronavirus (COVID-19) both internationally and domestically, and the impacts it has on the independent grocery industry.

As additional information becomes available, NGA will continue to keep our members updated on public health guidance, best practices, and other precautionary actions that you can take protect your workforce and customers. For more information, please review the following or contact NGA at

CDC COVID-19 Data Tracker

CDC Updates and Shortens Recommended Isolation and Quarantine Period for General Population

White House: President Biden Announces New Actions to Protect Americans and Help Communities and Hospitals Battle Omicron

CDC Statement on B.1.1.529 (Omicron variant)

CDC Information on COVID-19 Variants

Community-Based Testing Sites for COVID-19 (

CDC COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Shots

Find a COVID-19 Vaccine Near You (

Updated Decision Tool for COVID-19 Case Scenarios

State Health Department Resources

CDC Public Health Recommendations for Fully Vaccinated People

EPA List of Disinfectants for Coronavirus (COVID-19)

COVID-19 Vaccine Incentives by State (National Governors Association)

Department of Labor: Coronavirus Resources

EEOC: What You Should Know About COVID-19 and the ADA, the Rehabilitation Act, and Other EEO Laws

State OSHA Plans and Workplace Guidance for COVID-19

FDA COVID-19 Resources

USDA Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) Coronavirus Resources

SNAP COVID-19 Emergency Allotments Guidance

State Guidance on COVID-19 Pandemic EBT (P-EBT)

FMCSA Emergency Declarations, Waivers, Exemptions, and Permits

Guidance on the Essential Critical Infrastructure Workforce (CISA)

COVID-19 Relief Optios for Small Businesses (SBA)