CDC information and guidance on COVID-19 can be found on the CDC website at https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html

 

Coronavirus Disease 2019

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html

        Situation Summary

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-nCoV/summary.html

        What You Should Know About COVID-19 to Protect Yourself and Others

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/downloads/2019-ncov-factsheet.pdf

        How COVID-19 Spreads

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prevent-getting-sick/how-covid-spreads.html

        Symptoms of Coronavirus and Self-Checker

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/symptoms-testing/symptoms.html

        Prevent Getting Sick

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prevent-getting-sick/index.html

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/community/stay-safe.html

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prevent-getting-sick/prevention.html

        What to Do if You are Sick

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/if-you-are-sick/steps-when-sick.html

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/daily-life-coping/index.html

        Reducing Stigma

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/about/related-stigma.html

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/faq.html

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/communication/factsheets.html

Healthcare Facilities

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/healthcare-facilities/index.html

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/hcp/us-healthcare-facilities.html

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/hcp/ways-operate-effectively.html

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/hcp/preparedness-resources.html

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/hcp/clinic-preparedness.html

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/healthcare-facilities/steps-to-prepare.html

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/php/preparing-communities.html

 

Personal Protective Equipment

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019- ncov/hcp/healthcare-supply-ppe-index.html

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/hcp/ppe-strategy/index.html

https://www.cdc.gov/niosh/npptl/topics/respirators/disp_part/n95list1.html

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/hcp/checklist-n95-strategy.html

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/hcp/ppe-strategy/decontamination-reuse-respirators.html

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/release-stockpiled-N95.html

 

Infection Prevention and Control

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/infection-control/control-recommendations.html

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/infection-control/infection-prevention-controlfaq.html 

Personnel with Potential Exposure in a Healthcare Setting to Patients with Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/infection-control/infection-prevention-controlfaq.html

 

Hand Hygiene

https://www.cdc.gov/handhygiene/providers/index.html

https://www.cdc.gov/handhygiene/providers/guideline.html

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/infection-control/hcp-hand-hygiene-faq.html

 

Testing Persons for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/symptoms-testing/testing.html

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/testing/diagnostic-testing.html

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/testing/index.html

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/cases-updates/testing-in-us.html

https://emergency.cdc.gov/han/2020/han00429.asp

    Testing for Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Nursing Homes: Considerations for Use of Test-Based Strategies for Preventing SARS-CoV-2 Transmission in Nursing Homes

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/hcp/nursing-homes-testing.html

 

Outpatient and Ambulatory Care Settings

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/hcp/preparedness-resources.html

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/hcp/clinic-preparedness.html

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/hcp/ambulatory-care-settings.html

 

People at Risk for Serious Illness

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/need-extra-precautions/groups-at-higher-risk.html

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/need-extra-precautions/index.html

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/specific-groups/people-at-higher-risk.html

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/community/retirement/checklist.html

        People with Moderate or Severe Asthma

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/specific-groups/asthma.html

        What to Know About HIV and COVID-19

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/specific-groups/hiv.html

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/downloads/COVID19-What-You-Can-Do-High-Risk.pdf

 

Further information posted by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) may be useful in keeping your employees safe during the pandemic. Additional resources from these organizations are listed below:

 

OSHA

OSHA has information and guidance on COVID-19 on their website at https://www.osha.gov/SLTC/covid-19/.

 

Below I listed links to OSHA documents on preventing exposure and preparing workplaces for COVID-19.

 

        OSHA Alert: Prevent Worker Exposure to Coronavirus (COVID-19)

https://www.osha.gov/Publications/OSHA3989.pdf

 

        OSHA Guidance on Preparing Workplaces for COVID-19

This document helps employers implement engineering, administrative, and work practice controls, and use of personal protective equipment. Employers and workers can use this guidance to help identify risk levels in workplace settings and to determine any appropriate control measures to implement.

https://www.osha.gov/Publications/OSHA3990.pdf

 

     Temporary Enforcement Guidance Healthcare Respiratory Protection Annual Fit-Testing for N95 Filtering Facepieces During the COVID-19 Outbreak. OSHA Memorandum (March 14, 2020). This OSHA memorandum provides temporary enforcement guidance to Compliance Safety and Health Officers for enforcing the Respiratory Protection standard, 29 CFR 1910.134, regarding supply shortages of N95 filtering facepiece respirators caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

https://www.osha.gov/memos/2020-03-14/temporary-enforcement-guidance-healthcare-respiratory-protection-annual-fit

 

EPA

EPA has a COVID-19 website at https://www.epa.gov/coronavirus.

 

Below I listed links to EPA information on disinfectants for use against SARS-CoV-2, the novel coronavirus that causes the disease COVID-19.

 

     List N: List of Disinfectants for use Against SARS-CoV-2

https://www.epa.gov/pesticide-registration/list-n-disinfectants-use-against-sars-cov-2

 

     Frequently Asked Questions about List N: Disinfectants for use Against SARS-CoV-2

https://www.epa.gov/pesticide-registration/frequently-asked-questions-about-list-n-disinfectants-use-against-sars-cov-2