CDC Loosens Up
Yesterday, the Centers for Disease Control eased its guidelines for COVID precautions, which is good news for workplaces. The CDC is shifting the onus of quarantine and vaccination status to individuals. Noting that COVID is here to stay, the agency is meeting the virus where it is now. The divide between vaccinated and unvaccinated is not the focus anymore because of the level of immunity that exists and medical therapies for the virus.
Here is the breakdown:
What should you do now? Remind employees that this easing of restrictions does not mean coming to work with COVID-19 is allowed. Also, our state, local and industry guidelines and regulations may be more stringent.