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Learn how to navigate “what if” scenarios to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 in your workplace and protect your employees, customers, and stakeholders from harm.

What to Do If You Think You Have COVID-19
The CDC recommends that if you are sick with COVID-19 or think you might have it, follow these steps to protect others:

  • Stay home except to get medical care.
  • Separate yourself from other people in your home.
  • Call ahead before visiting your doctor.

What to Do If your Employee Has COVID-19
To prevent the spread of COVID-19 at your workplace, the CDC recommends that businesses follow these guidelines to protect their employees:

  • Actively encourage sick employees to stay home.
  • Separate employees who appear sick upon arrival at work.
  • Perform routine environmental cleaning.

What to Do If You or an Employee Needs to Travel in the U.S.
If you or an employee is planning to travel within the U.S. soon, the CDC recommends considering the risk factors beforehand. Ask yourself the following questions:

  • Is COVID-19 spreading in the area where you’re going?
  • Do you have a plan for taking time off work in case you need to stay home and self-monitor for 14 days?
  • Do you live with someone who is older or has a serious, chronic medical condition?

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