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about the Pledge

What is the Business Pledge: A voluntary commitment to follow best practice guidelines and provide safer working conditions to protect both employees and consumers against COVID-19.

Why Take the Pledge: As economic activity increases, the Pledge shows your employees and consumers that their safety is a priority.

How Can You Show Support? After you agree to best practices and complete the Show Me Strong Pledge form, you will:

  • Receive a printable Show Me Strong Pledge certificate to display at your place of business.
  • Be featured on the Show Me Strong Pledge website with other participating businesses.
  • Receive social media assets to help show guests and staff that you’re doing your part to fight against COVID-19.


I hereby attest that my business will abide by the following to meet the guidelines of the Show Me Strong Pledge:

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In accordance with CDC recommendations, we will strongly encourage staff and guests to maintain six-feet of physical separation when possible.

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Hand sanitization stations may be made available in common areas as needed and as supplies are available.

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The standards recommended by the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services and Centers for Disease Control for cleaning and sanitation operations are being followed.

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To minimize direct contact, our employees are wearing face coverings when physical distancing guidelines cannot be practicably followed and may utilize physical barriers as needed.

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A series of self-screening questions based on CDC guidelines is posted at points of entry.   Learn more…

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We have developed COVID-19 preparedness and response plans for the safety of our employees and customers. In addition, workers who exhibit COVID-19-like symptoms will not be allowed to report for duty.

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We encourage all symptomatic employees to seek out COVID-19 testing to reduce the risk of exposure to customers. People with COVID-19 have reported a wide range of symptoms – ranging from mild to severe. Symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus. People with the following symptoms may have COVID-19: fever or chills, cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, fatigue, muscle or body aches, headache, new loss of taste or smell, sore throat, congestion or runny nose, nausea or vomiting, diarrhea.

This list does not include all possible symptoms. CDC will continue to update this list as we learn more about COVID-19.

This Pledge is voluntary and based on the honor system. It is up to the individual to follow best practice guidelines. The State of Missouri is not responsible for actions taken by individuals or businesses nor does the State endorse any individual or business that downloads the Show Me Strong Pledge icon on the individual’s or business’s social media platforms, accounts, or pages; or that displays the icon in person or otherwise on the individual’s or business’s premises. Businesses have not been, and will not be, inspected by the State as part of the Pledge.


Click on your Industry to take the Pledge.

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Financial Services

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Real Estate

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