A Guide to Commuting During COVID-19

COVID-19 continues to shape our everyday lives. Businesses and employees are all striving to navigate this new reality with many of them planning a return to their worksites. So, whether you’re going into the office or are continuing to telework, we’ve compiled some tips and resources from organizations like the CDC and Association for Commuter Transportation to help employers and commuters stay healthy as they return to work.

Check Out Tips and Tools for Specific Commute Options:


General Guidance

 

FOR COMMUTERS:

  • Maintain social distancing by staying at least 6 feet from others
  • Wear a face covering when out in public
  • Use hand sanitizer immediately after leaving a train station, carpool, or other mode. When you arrive at your workplace or home, wash your hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.  
  • Avoid touching your face while you’re commuting
  • Stay home and avoid taking shared commutes if you know that you’ve been in contact with someone who has COVID-19
  • If you are feeling sick, don’t go into work and avoid taking shared commutes (public transit, carpools, etc.)
  • Regardless of the mode you use, if you are traveling outside of your home, the CDC recommends you carry:

 

FOR EMPLOYERS:

  • Regularly disinfect the worksite
  • Rearrange office furniture, as needed, to comply with social distancing
  • Improve worksite ventilation

Resources

 

FOR COMMUTERS:

FOR EMPLOYERS:

For additional questions and recommendations, visit the CDC’s website or contact your county health department.