The law firm of Dickinson Wright offers basic tips for employers about the outbreak of the novel coronavirus, or COVID-19. Read more below or see the original post here. (Republished with permission, with updates from the CDC noted below).
It is now impossible to avoid the reality that the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19, the “coronavirus”), is a “public health emergency of international concern,” according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Although the risk assessment is currently considered low for most residents, the widespread transmission of the coronavirus in the U.S. “would translate into large numbers of people needing medical care at the same time” which could result in significant adverse consequences, including disruption of the American workforce.