The Community Food Bank of Eastern Oklahoma’s safety protocols were developed in order to meet and exceed the recommendations and guidelines from the state of Oklahoma, the City of Tulsa, the CDC, and the Tulsa County Health Department.
Empty Bowls will be outdoors this year, with a modified cocktail hour, greater distances between people, and a drive-through and virtual option for those who prefer to join the party from home. Please know that the safety of our patrons is our highest priority.
Before you come to Empty Bowls, please review the screening questions from the CDC below to determine if you are experiencing any symptoms of COVID-19, which includes having a body temperature of over 100.4 degrees. If you are experiencing symptoms, we ask that you please stay home.
A volunteer will take your temperature upon arrival. Face masks are required for everyone who attends the event this year. If you do not have a mask, we will provide one for you.
Throughout the event, signage encouraging physical distancing, wearing a face covering, and frequently sanitizing and washing your hands will be on display.
Masks should only be removed when you are eating or drinking
Hand sanitizing stations are placed throughout the event
High touch point areas will be treated with continuous and enhanced cleaning
All working staff and vendors are required to have temperature checks upon arrival
Gloves and PPE will be distributed to employees and vendors upon arrival and gloves are required for those handling food, disinfectants, and cleaning high touch surfaces
Reminders on A/V screens: wear your face coverings at all times unless eating or drinking, watch your distance to ensure safety, wash your hands often and sanitize frequently