Businesses here and around the world are looking for ways to prepare for the potential impacts of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). In addition to taking regular measures to prevent against the spread of illnesses, such as washing your hands, covering coughs and sneezes, and staying home when you’re sick, the CDC is encouraging employers to play a role in preventing the spread of illnesses like the flu and COVID-19.
The CDC says that employers can prepare by creating workplace plans that allow employees to work remotely. You can read more about the CDC’s guidance for businesses here. If you don’t know where to start or if you need some help, don’t worry! GCO has resources that can help you maintain business continuity and prepare for a potential increase in absenteeism.
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For a list of some everyday actions that can help prevent contact with and the spread of illnesses, visit the CDC’s website:
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