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Preparing for closures

DecorativeIf a museum should need to close, whether due to staff illness or a significant outbreak in its geographical area, workers should be prepared to do the following things:

  • Develop comprehensive communications plans to inform the public about the closure
  • Ensure that collections are in stable condition to withstand being left alone for days
  • Ensure a policy is in place so that environmental and other conditions are suitable and stable on an ongoing basis

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