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Coronavirus Information and Resources

Following are articles, information, and tools you can share with your staff and use for your company. We will continue to update this list as we learn more.

What is COVID-19 (coronavirus)?
What are coronaviruses and COVID-19?
How COVID-19 spreads
People at risk for serious illness from COVID-19
Symptoms of the virus
 
What Does the State of Emergency Mean?
On March 10, Governor Roy Cooper declared a state of emergency for North Carolina. This action activates the Emergency Operations Center to help agencies coordinate from one location and makes it easier to purchase needed medical supplies, protect consumers from price gouging, and increase county health departments’ access to state funds.
 
Equipping Your Office
Good hand hygiene tips and other common-sense precautions
Strategies from the CDC
OSHA guidelines
World Health Organization videos

Supporting Your Staff
Do not let fear lead to social stigma
Measures to stay healthy
CDC travel guidance
Protect your staff through work practice controls
OSHA recommendations for employees living abroad or traveling internationally
Advice for employers from Society for Human Resource Management

Ensuring Your Business Operations
Prepare for possible disruption
Identifying critical employees and ensuring that work-at-home systems
CDC checklist
Establish a response team
U.S. Chamber guidelines and webinar
North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services practices
OSHA guidelines maintain your business operations
Prepare your supply chain
Emergency remote-working plan
Lead your business through the coronavirus crisis
8 strategies to set up remote work during the coronavirus outbreak
How brand managers should address COVID-19
Coronavirus could force teams to work remotely
Business planning for the COVID-19 Coronavirus
Business Resilience and Continuity Planning Resources

Healthcare Resources
Duke Health
UNC Health
WakeMed Health & Hospitals

Additional Resources
Wake County Frequently Asked Questions
Questions regarding COVID-19 to Wake County, email covid19.questions@wakegov.com
Wake County public health hotline: 919.856.7044 (multiple languages available)
World Health Organization Myth Busters
North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services Frequently Asked Questions
North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services COVID-19 phone line: 866.462.3821
World Health Organization
Center for Disease Control and Prevention
Restaurants with Takeout and Delivery Services in the Triangle

The well-being of our community and businesses is a priority for us at the Raleigh Chamber. We have been monitoring the situation and collecting information about how to manage the risks.

Written 3/12/2020
To learn more, visit the raleighchamber.org

 

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