COVID-19 Resource Center

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To Our Clients and Colleagues

Avoiding Germ Concentrated Areas

Communicating Effectively with Your Employees

The Paid Sick Leave Act and Fearful Employees

The EEOC & The ADA

To Our Small Business Community

Personal Insurance Payment Plans

OSHA’s Hierarchy of Controls


Notice of Temporary Extension of Health Plan Deadlines for Certain Benefit Plans

May 22, 2020

This is a sample notice that employers can provide to employees.  Official plan docs do not have to […]

New COVID-19 Guidance for Section 125 Mid-year Election Change Rules

May 14, 2020

On May 12, 2020, the IRS released Notice 2020-29, which provides temporary flexibility for mid-year election changes under […]

Employee Leave-sharing Programs and the Coronavirus

May 14, 2020

Employers seeking ways to help their employees during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic may want to consider implementing a […]

Federal Agencies Issue COVID-19 Relief for Employee Benefit Plans

May 4, 2020

On April 28, 2020, the Departments of Labor (DOL) and the Treasury (Departments) issued deadline relief to help […]

COVID-19 Scenarios and Benefits Available

April 30, 2020

For a full list of scenarios and Benefits responses for your business, download the full PDF here: COVID-19 […]

EEOC Updates Employer Guidance on Coronavirus and the ADA

April 28, 2020

On April 23, 2020, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued additional answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs) […]

Updating Health Plans for Coronavirus Changes

April 16, 2020

Employers may be considering changes to their group health plans in response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. In […]

The Look-back Measurement Method and COVID-19

April 6, 2020

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) requires applicable large employers (ALEs) to offer affordable, minimum value health coverage to […]

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COVID-19 Benefits Webinar Materials

March 31, 2020

Thank you for your interest in EHD’s Webinar – Benefit Issues Related to COVID-19. You can find the […]

Paid Sick Leave and Expanded Family and Medical Leave Under the FFCRA

March 26, 2020

The US Department of Labor has released new information about the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA or […]

Health & Wellness

7 Ways to Cope with COVID-19 Stress and Anxiety

May 28, 2020

If you’re feeling stressed and anxious during these uncertain times, you’re not alone. According to a recent Gallup […]

Chronic Conditions and the COVID-19 Pandemic

May 22, 2020

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has affected many different aspects of daily life—including managing chronic conditions. The combination of […]

Preventing Remote Employee Burnout During the COVID-19 Pandemic

April 17, 2020

The shift to telecommuting has made it possible for employees to work while staying safe and preventing the […]

Coronavirus – Watch for These Symptoms

April 16, 2020

If you think you might have been exposed to Coronavirus and you’re not sure what to do next, […]

Maintaining Good Mental Health from Wellspan

April 16, 2020

For some great videos that address how to maintain good mental health and conduct self-care during this crisis, […]

12 Do’s and Don’ts of Working from Home

April 13, 2020

By Kate Maher Marketing & Communications Executive, EHD It’s been about four weeks since the management at EHD […]

The Basics of Working From Home Ergonomics

March 30, 2020

Working from home comes with its own set of challenges. If an employee finds themselves working from home […]

The National Alliance on Mental Illness Guide to Dealing with COVID-19

March 24, 2020

The effects of the Coronavirus on businesses, workers, the stock market and the supermarkets are all over the […]

Property & Casualty

Return to Work Plans Following the COVID-19 Pandemic

May 28, 2020

In preparation for reopening after the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, it’s imperative that companies thoughtfully construct a return to […]

Common Employment Practices Claims Arising Out of COVID-19

May 28, 2020

As COVID-19 continues to spread throughout the United States, there has been a massive upheaval of the American […]

Examining Potential for COVID-19 Third Party Exposure Claims Against Businesses

May 13, 2020

From our partners at Post & Schell, Law: As the stage has been set for the country’s economy […]

EEOC Updates Employer Guidance Coronavirus and the ADA

May 12, 2020

On May 7, 2020, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued additional answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs) […]

PCRB Issues New Payroll Guidelines for Stay at Home Employees

May 6, 2020

The Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Bureau (PCRB) has issued new payroll guidelines for PA businesses that have employees working […]

Consider This: Workers’ Comp and COVID-19

April 20, 2020

The coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak continues to be a top-of-mind concern for organizations and individuals across the globe. As […]

PA Workers’ Compensation Update Regarding Practice & Procedure During the COVID-19 Emergency

April 8, 2020

Over the course of the last several weeks, there has been substantial movement on the part of all […]

Coronavirus and Managing Remote Work Cyber Risks

March 30, 2020

Given the implications of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, countless employees across a variety of industries are working remotely. […]

Coronavirus/COVID-19, Construction Contracts and Legal Next Steps

March 20, 2020

by Mason Avrigian, Jr. and Paul Logan of Post & Schell Attorneys at Law The impact of the […]

Business Interruption Policies and Coronavirus

March 19, 2020

As the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak evolves, businesses face growing uncertainty as to how this pandemic will affect their […]

Risk Control

Order of PA Dept of Health Directing Building Safety Measures

May 21, 2020

The Secretary of the PA Department of Health has issued new directions for building safety due to COVID-19. […]

U.S. Department of Labor Adopts Revised Enforcement Policies For Coronavirus

May 20, 2020

WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has adopted revised enforcement […]

Pre-employment Screening Amid COVID-19     

May 14, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic and its disease, COVID-19, have disrupted HR departments across the country. Essential tasks are now […]

Coronavirus Building Closures May Cause Increased Risk of Legionnaires’ Disease

May 6, 2020

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has caused many commercial buildings to close for extended periods of time. Now, as […]

CDC Guidance for Cleaning and Disinfecting Public Spaces

May 5, 2020

The CDC has released guidance for cleaning and disinfecting businesses and public places once things begin to reopen. […]

OSHA Releases Additional Respirator Guidance

April 30, 2020

On Apr. 24, 2020, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued interim enforcement guidance on reusing disposable […]

Resuming Operations After the Coronavirus Shutdown

April 17, 2020

As the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continues to have an unprecedented effect on daily life, many business owners are […]

Use of Face Coverings to Slow the Spread of COVID-19

April 16, 2020

Facemasks have become mandatory. But how do you use them? How can they slow the spread of the […]

Implementing Safety Practices for Critical Infrastructure Workers Who May Have Had Exposure to a Person with Suspected COVID-19

April 14, 2020

To ensure continuity of operations of essential functions, CDC advises that critical infrastructure workers may be permitted to […]

Ten Steps to Reduce Risk of Exposure to Coronavirus in the Work Place Poster

April 7, 2020

Are you looking for a poster to hang in your business to help reduce the risk of Coronavirus […]


COVID-19 Safety Procedures for Businesses in PA

May 14, 2020

Pennsylvania has issued these COVID-19 Safety Procedures for Businesses in order to protect customers and employees in the […]

Business Travel After COVID-19

May 14, 2020

Travel—for both business and leisure—worldwide has virtually come to a standstill during the coronavirus pandemic. At this point, […]

Designing a Post-coronavirus Office

April 30, 2020

The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic has changed many aspects of the current workplace, and soon, employers should begin […]

Guidance for Construction Industry Businesses Permitted to Operate in the COVID-19 Crisis

April 24, 2020

Beginning May 1, 2020, all businesses in the construction industry in the Commonwealth, including those in new construction, […]

Order of the Secretary of the PA Dept. of Health Directing Public Health Safety Measures for Businesses Permitted to Maintain In-person Operations

April 16, 2020

The 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) is a contagious disease that is rapidly spreading from person to person in […]

Order of the Secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Health Directing Building Control Measures

April 6, 2020

Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) is a contagious disease that is rapidly spreading from person to person in the Commonwealth […]

Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Information for Borrowers

April 1, 2020

The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) prioritizes millions of Americans employed by small businesses by authorizing up to $349 […]

Understanding the $2 Trillion Stimulus Package

March 30, 2020

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has put a major strain on every aspect of daily life around the world, […]

Families First Coronavirus Response Act—Questions and Answers

March 27, 2020

As part of sweeping legislation—the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA)—signed into law by President Trump on March […]

Congress Passes New Coronavirus Law

March 19, 2020

On Wednesday, March 18, 2020, the U.S. Senate voted to approve a coronavirus relief bill (the Act) that […]



Return to Work Poster


Coronavirus Action Plan - General Industry


Checklist - Post-Coronavirus Workplace Preparedness

Employer Questionnaire- Employee Refusal of Suitable Work

Employer Questionnaire- Employee Refusal of Suitable Work


Creating a Return to Work Action Plan


Face Covering Do's and Don'ts


The Employer's Guide to COVID-19


DOL FAQs: Families First Coronavirus Response Act


Covid-19 And Your Workplace Checklist


Business Continuity Plan Creation Toolkit


What to do if you are sick with COVID-19


10 Things You Can do to Take Care of Health at Home


15 Days to Slow the Spread


211 Brochure


Areas to Focus on When Washing Your Hands


Covid 19 Working Capital Access Program


Workplace Reopening Decision Tree


Return to Work Communication Checklist


Sample Welcome Back Packet for Employees

The COVID-19 CDC Resource Center:

The COVID-19 OSHA Resource Center:

Government Response to COVID-19 Information Center:

PA 211 United Way Guided Search:



Commercial Insurance:
Contact: Jim Lewis

Employee Benefit Services:
Contact: Scott Radcliffe

Personal Insurance:
Contact: Kristy L. Gergal

EHD Surety:


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