Today, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued its first set of recommendations on activities that people who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 can safely resume. The new guidance—which is based on the latest science — includes recommendations for how and when a fully vaccinated individual can visit with other people who are fully vaccinated and…
The State of New York has updated its guidance for employers on the application of COVID-19 sick leave. Read the details here.
On October 21, 2020, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced updated COVID-19 guidance, specifically the definition of “close contact.” The expanded definition states that the 15-minute exposure period should be measured based on a cumulative amount of time over 24 hours and not just a single 15-minute interaction. The previous definition of…
The CDC updated its guidance this week on returning to work after a positive COVID-19 test. Read the new recommendations here.
Before putting on a mask, clean your hands with alcohol-based hand sanitizer or soap and water. The colored side of the mask should face out and the adjustable nose strip should go across the bridge of your nose. Cover your mouth and nose and make sure there are no gaps between your face and the…
From the folks at National Geographic, here are tips on how to clean your facemask and other PPE to keep you – and it – safe during the pandemic.
On May 19, 2020, OSHA updated its guidance regarding COVID-19 and recording of these cases on the OSHA 300 logs. This revised policy brings all employers back into the mix. Read the DOL’s news release here.
The EPA and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released updated guidance to help businesses clean and disinfect spaces. Developed in concert with the White House, the guidance provides step-by-step instructions for public spaces, workplaces, businesses, schools, and homes, and falls in line with the Opening up America Again guidelines. Read the details here.
As COVID-19 continues to spread in some areas and gradually slow down in others, social distancing is critically important. Keep your distance at work and at home. It matters to you and everyone around you.
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