Jackson Chamber provides business guidelines on COVID-19

JACKSON, Tenn. — The Jackson Chamber of Commerce is sharing tips from the Centers for Disease Control on what to do before and if employees get sick.

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The CDC says that before employees get sick, employers should:

  • Determine whether flexible hours are an option
  • Create an employee communication plan
  • Decide how to handle spikes in absenteeism
  • Coordinate with state and local health officials
  • Make a business continuity plan

Tips from the CDC also include what to do once employees become sick:

  • Ensure that your sick leave policies are flexible
  • Separate sick employees from those that are healthy
  • Make decision making local
  • Ensure employees understand they need to notify supervisor if they become sick while traveling
  • Minimize exposure between employees and the public if health officials call for social distancing
  • Clean frequently touched surfaces such as doorknobs, desks and countertops

For more more details and information, visit the Chamber’s website.

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