During this time of anxiety and uncertainty, I wanted to reach out to say we are thinking of you. As we navigate the current health crisis together, I also wanted to let you know that our company continues to prioritize the safety and well-being of our team members, their families and our customers.
We value the role we play in helping you express, connect and celebrate with the important people in your life. In this unprecedented moment, being connected with each other is more important than ever. While we may be practicing social distancing, staying healthy means not falling into an unhealthy pattern of social isolation. Taking care of our emotional well-being, prioritizing self-care and staying engaged with the important people in your life are among the most critical things we can do right now.
Whether you are telecommuting, taking care of children home from school, enduring quarantine, or simply being cautious, here are just a few ways you might consider connecting with friends, family, co-workers and others in the days and weeks ahead:
Now is a time to think of each other, to connect with each other and to care for each other. We just want you to know that we care about you and your continued well-being, and that all of us at 1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Inc. are thinking of you.
Chief Executive Officer
Health & Safety Measures:
As we navigate the current health crisis together, we continue to prioritize the safety and well-being of our team members, their families and our customers. As always, we are here to help and support you in sending smiles and expressing yourselves in these unprecedented times.
Food & Floral Handling:
We are in frequent communication with all of our suppliers to confirm they are working in accordance with the federal, state and local food safety laws, as well as recent guidance and precautions issued by the CDC. As a company, we take food safety very seriously and continually monitor to ensure all of our facilities are practicing Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP's) as defined by the FDA which include, but are not limited to, sanitizing, hand washing/drying, wearing gloves and hair restraints.
Our floral fulfillment locations follow Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) as defined by the FDA. These GMPs include, but are not limited to, social distancing, sanitizing, hand washing/drying, wearing gloves, restrictions against eating or drinking at work stations, instructions to employees that employees should not come to work if they are sick or not feeling well, or employees being sent home if they become ill while working.
We continue to monitor the situation closely and hope that you will find this information useful and reassuring. We encourage you to continue to seek out credible sources, such as the CDC, regarding this topic. The CDC web site is located at www.cdc.gov