SARS-CoV2 & COVID-19 Resources Links
Helpful resource links for preaparing your workkplace to handle the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic.
- CDC’s situation summary page for COVID-19 provides the latest updates on source, spread, response, and recommendations.
- CDC's latest recommendations for preventing COVID-19 spread at election polling stations.
- CDC's latest guidance on mass gatherings.
- CDC’s preparation for first responders, healthcare providers and health systems for the potential spread of coronavirus.
- CDC’s prevention steps for the spread of coronavirus in homes and residential communities.
- CDC’s guidance for businesses and employers to plan and respond to coronavirus.
- Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) general resource page.
- FEMA provides guidance on individual household preparation for emergencies.
- FEMA's template for a continuity of operations plans for a pandemic event.
- WHO has designed a simulation exercise for national-level organizations, and the Power Point resource is the best starting place to adapt the exercise for your community.
- WHO has created a GIS dashboard tracking current known cases of COVID-19.
- How to prepare for coronavirus: The shopping list for your own home quarantine kit.
- CDC's recommended facility sanitization procedures.
- CDC's family checklist to get ready for pandemic.
- CDC's planning guides and checklists for pandemic planning
- CDC workplace posters for COVID-19
- Johns Hopkins University Resource Center
10 Questions to ask when considering how your company will handle a pandemic
- Can our company operate with 25% or greater absenteeism?
- If illness causes high absenteeism, are employees cross-trained and able to perform multiple duties?
- Can our employees work remotely?
- What infrastructure support is needed to support a shift to an at-home workforce?
- Will our company monitor, or even restrict, travel to high-risk regions?
- What procedures do we have in place to decontaminate the facility and its heating, ventilation, air-conditioning systems, electronic equipment and soft materials (blankets, curtains, etc.)?
- What assurances do we need to provide to the facility staff members so they feel safe at work?
- How will traveling employees be brought home, particularly if they are sick?
- Are there escalation procedures to get additional resources?
- Is there a trained and representative crisis management team that includes on-call staff, and do those team members know what is expected of them?