By now everyone is aware of the COVID-19 illness, commonly referred to as “CoronaVirus”, outbreaks worldwide. While there has been a great deal of news and information regarding this epidemic, not everything we are hearing or reading is completely factual. To assist you in being informed, we suggest you utilize the following resources for information.
– For general facts and updates to the current situation regarding the COVID-19 outbreaks, visit the CDC Coronavirus Disease 2019 webpage: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html
– For Responders and Healthcare Workers, additional information is available here: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/hcp/guidance-for-ems.html
– For additional resources and training, we have developed two flyers: a safety bulletin for basic prevention best practices and a flyer detailing our two E-Learning courses available at training.mcneilandcompany.com
Please do your best to educate yourselves and avoid getting trapped by the media hype. Stick to official sources for information and guidance. Remember that information is changing daily and should be checked often for updates.
The best protection to contain the spread of this virus is for everyone to adhere to the basics. Wash yours hands, cover your cough and stay home if you don’t feel well.
Should you or your organization have any questions or concerns, please don’t hesitate to reach out to our risk management department at 800-822-3747 ext. 176. We are doing our best to keep our clients informed as this develops.