As everyone is rightfully focused on the current news about the global, national and local impacts of the Covid-19(Coronavirus), we continue to follow official reports and receive frequent updates on the outbreak. Your safety is of utmost importance to us and we are following the advice and direction of federal, state and local authorities as we navigate the remainder of this flu season. We hope that you find the below information provided helpful.
What we are doing…
First and foremost, we are reminding our employees not to come to work if they are ill and not return to work until they are symptom-free for at least twenty-four (24) hours. We are also reinforcing that it is everyone’s responsibility to maintain a clean environment at work. Our message and areas of focus are consistent with the recommendations from the CDC.
Clean your hands often with an alcohol-based hand sanitizer and wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
Cover your noses and mouths with a tissue when coughing or sneezing.
Avoid unnecessary physical contact.
Routinely clean all frequently touched surfaces in the workplace by using the cleaning agents that are usually used in these areas.
What you can do…
Everyone should familiarize themselves with the details of the disease and follow the recommendations of the CDC. Attached you will find the latest informational brochure from the CDC on Covid19. This informational document includes a description of the symptoms, how to prevent spreading the respiratory illness and provides additional links to information found on the CDC website. Lastly, we are including additional links to agencies responsible for responding to the outbreak.
Please refer to them for guidance in your local communities or if you are planning to travel abroad. We will continue to monitor the situation related to the Coronavirus and the flu season in general and we will take additional steps, if necessary. For now, our direction is to be vigilant about maintaining a clean environment, be cautious about your own health and follow the direction of federal, state and local authorities as this situation develops.
Please let us know if you have any additional questions.