Can I be forced to work during the COVID-19 pandemic?
Generally, your employer may require you to come to work during the COVID-19 pandemic. However, some government emergency orders may affect which businesses can remain open during the pandemic. Under federal law, you are entitled to a safe workplace. Your employer must provide a safe and healthful workplace.
What topics should employers consider for educating their employees on how to protect themselves from COVID-19 at work?
Topics should include signs and symptoms of infection, staying home when ill, social distancing, cloth face coverings, hand hygiene practices, and identifying and minimizing potential routes of transmission at work, at home, and in the community.
What are some things I can do to prevent the spread of COVID-19?
Stay safe by wearing a mask, staying 6 feet apart, avoiding crowds and poorly ventilated spaces, washing your hands, and getting vaccinated when it’s available. Learn more about how you and your friends can help protect each other: https://bit.ly/HowToWearMasks.