This Version Posted: May 21, 2020
COVID-19 has changed all parts of life, especially the way we work. As more workplaces and businesses reopen, employers and employees alike must adjust to the ‘new normal’ of staying safe and healthy on the job during this pandemic.
Now more than ever, following public health guidelines and protective measures in your workplace are vital to stop the spread of COVID-19. You and your customers/clients deserve no less!
This page provides guidance and links to resources on how to make your workplace safer during COVID-19. No matter where and how you work, make these measures part of your business!
- Review the sector specific guidelines carefully to ensure that your business or workplace is approved to open, and that all guidelines are followed.
- Stay home if you are sick or have been directed to self isolate by the Health Unit.
- Plan for physical distancing whenever and wherever possible. Avoid sharing work stations, tools or equipment, alter shifts, and stagger breaks. Provide delivery or curb-side pick for customers and clients. Prioritize physical distancing as a key measure to stop the spread of COVID-19 in your workplace.
- Practise good hand hygiene and respiratory etiquette always. Wash your hands frequently throughout the day.
- Clean and disinfect work stations, and all commonly touched surfaces often.
- Communicate and share information with employees and customers by sharing workplace video resources created by the Health Unit.
Health Unit Support for Workplaces
- For specific COVID-19 related questions and concerns, contact the Health Unit at 1-866-888-4577, ext. 5020 or firstname.lastname@example.org
- Call the Health Unit at 1-866-888-4577, ext. 5006, if you have concerns involving any of the following:
- Child Care Facilities
- Recreational Camps
- Personal Services Settings (including mobile and home-based settings)
- Tanning Salons
- Facilities Providing Indoor Recreational Programs Including Indoor Public Pools and Whirlpools
- Food Premises, including restaurants
- Theatres and Cinemas (including drive-ins)
- Trailer Parks
- Schools (Public and Private)
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Follow us for COVID-19 Updates
You can find and follow updates on COVID-19 in your local community via the following HKPR resources:
If you have questions about COVID-19, you can contact the Health Unit at 1-866-888-4577 x5020 or email at email@example.com