Employer Guidance: COVID-19 and Return to Work
August 6, 2020
By Martin Chaney, MD
Chief Medical Officer
Maury Regional Health
As we continue to see increases in the cases of COVID-19 in our region, many employers will be faced with employees who test positive and must isolate. If you learn that an employee is suspected or confirmed to have COVID-19, we recommend the following:
Close the area
• Close any areas used for prolonged periods of time by the employee.
• Wait 24 hours (or as long as possible) before cleaning and disinfecting to minimize exposure to those cleaning. Be sure to use products that meet EPA criteria and are appropria...