LAWRENCE, KANSAS – eXplore Lawrence, along with The Chamber of Lawrence, Downtown Lawrence Inc., and the Lawrence Restaurant Association invites local businesses, organizations, and residents to take the Lawrence Promise. The Lawrence Promise is a commitment to keeping residents, employees, and visitors safe from COVID-19.
Lawrence businesses and organizations that sign the Lawrence Promise are committing to
- adhering to all federal, state, and local public health mandates including:
- creating transmission barriers
- implementing enhanced sanitation procedures
- promoting health screening measures for employees and volunteers
- following industry-specific best practices related to COVID-19
- making themselves available to speak about questions and concerns
Businesses and organizations who sign the Promise will be provided access to a toolkit with resources, tools, and tips to help fulfill their promise. They will also be provided the Lawrence Promise Seal display. When people see the Lawrence Promise Seal, they can rest-assured that practices are in place to protect them and their loved ones.
Since keeping the community healthy and safe is a shared responsibility, there is a Lawrence Promise for individuals as well. Individuals who sign are committed to following the CDC’s recommendations of:
- cleaning their hands often
- avoiding close contact with others
- covering their mouth and nose when around others
- staying home when sick
- covering coughs and sneezes
Lawrence Promise has the support of the City of Lawrence and Lawrence-Douglas County Public Health.
About eXplore Lawrence
eXplore Lawrence represents travel and tourism in Lawrence and Douglas County. We are dedicated to creating economic development by attracting visitors, events, and conventions to our city.
About Lawrence Chamber
The Chamber promotes growth and economic prosperity by serving as the leading business advocate, cultivating leadership & facilitating connectivity.
About Downtown Lawrence Inc.
Downtown Lawrence Inc. promotes the interests of the Downtown business district. DLI has over 200 members including individually-owned specialty stores, national retail chains, restaurants, bars, hair salons, and service and professional businesses.
About Lawrence Restaurant Association
The Lawrence Restaurant Association (LRA) is an assembly of commercial restaurant owners, executive chefs, and food industry professionals who work together to develop and promote Lawrence as a dining & drinking destination through collaboration, communication, and community resources.