COVID-19 And Your Business

Many people are stuck at home during the COVID-19 stay at home order. But there many people who still must go to work. Here are some things you can do to help maintain your business’s safety and financial health in the interim.

We recommend you check with your City, County, State, OSHA, Department of Health and other agencies that may have provided employer guidelines.

COVID-19 Employer Safety Tips

Do not leave any valuables clearly visible or accessible.

Have employees wash hands frequently.

Develop an Infectious Disease Preparedness and Response Plan.

Restaurant who offer takeout services should remove tables and chairs.

Provide gloves when staff clean and check rooms and any areas people have access to.

Limit food sharing.

Disinfect surfaces like doorknobs, tables, desks, and handrails regularly.

Use video conferencing for meetings when possible.

When not possible, hold meetings in open, well-ventilated spaces.

Consider adjusting or postponing large meetings or gatherings

Provide gloves when staff clean and check rooms and any areas people have access to.

Limit large work-related gatherings (e.g., staff meetings, after-work functions).

Limit non-essential work travel (domestic and international).

Consider regular health checks (e.g., temperature and respiratory symptom screening) of staff and visitors entering buildings (if feasible).

Require workers who are ill to stay home.

Consider posting “NO TRESPASSING” signage.

Create a communications plan; Review your audiences’ needs. Who are the key stakeholders with a need for information from your organization? What information do they need, who needs it first and for what purpose?

Disable access to your public WiFi network.