C19 UPDATE: CDC Updates Coronavirus Guidance for Businesses

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C19 UPDATE: CDC Updates Coronavirus Guidance for Businesses As we learn more about the coronavirus the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) is updating the guidance they give to business owners and employers. They issued updates on Friday, March 21st to include Updated cleaning and disinfection guidance Updated best practices for conducting social distancing Updated strategies…

C19 UPDATE: CDC Updates Coronavirus Guidance for Businesses

As we learn more about the coronavirus the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) is updating the guidance they give to business owners and employers. They issued updates on Friday, March 21st to include

  • Updated cleaning and disinfection guidance
  • Updated best practices for conducting social distancing
  • Updated strategies and recommendations to be implement now to respond to COVID-19

Older adults and people who have severe underlying chronic medical conditions like heart or lung disease or diabetes seem to be at higher risk for developing more serious complications from COVID-19 illness.

Based on what we know now, those at high-risk for severe illness from COVID-19 are:

People of all ages with underlying medical conditions, particularly if not well controlled, including:

  • People with chronic lung disease or moderate to severe asthma
  • People who have serious heart conditions
  • People who are immunocompromised
    • Many conditions can cause a person to be immunocompromised, including cancer treatment, smoking, bone marrow or organ transplantation, immune deficiencies, poorly controlled HIV or AIDS, and prolonged use of corticosteroids and other immune weakening medications
  • People with severe obesity (body mass index [BMI] of 40 or higher)
  • People with diabetes
  • People with chronic kidney disease undergoing dialysis
  • People with liver disease

We hope this sheds more light on updates for Coronavirus Guidance for Businesses

If you are a business owner, you may want to bookmark this page and check back regularly for updates: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/community/guidance-business-response.html

Resource: Interim Guidance for Businesses and Employers to Plan and Respond to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), updated March 21, 2020, https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/community/guidance-business-response.html

Read more about this from the CDC:

Interim Guidance for Businesses and Employers to Plan and Respond to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Resources for Businesses and Employers

Also read one of our previous Blogs:

C19 UPDATE: Small Businesses Hurt by COVID-19 May Qualify for SBA Disaster Relief Loans

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