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


IRS Allows HDHPs To Cover Coronavirus Costs

March 19, 2020

On March 11, 2020, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued Notice 2020-15 to advise that high deductible health […]

Coronavirus and the Workplace – Compliance Issues for Employers

March 19, 2020

As the number of reported cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to rise, employers are increasingly confronted […]

DOL FAQs: COVID-19 and the Fair Labor Standards Act

March 19, 2020

In light of the spread of COVID-19 in the United States, the Department of Labor (DOL) has published […]

Health & Wellness

Preparing for Flu Season During the COVID-19 Pandemic

October 27, 2020

Each year, the seasonal flu has a marked impact on businesses and employers, causing increased absenteeism, decreased productivity […]

Supporting Employees’ Child Care Responsibilities Post-coronavirus

September 14, 2020

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, day cares and schools shut their doors. Months later, child care centers […]

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

OSHA Clarifies COVID-19 Reporting Requirements

October 12, 2020

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has published two additional answers to its list of COVID-19 frequently […]

Immunity from Civil Liability for Coronavirus Exposure

June 17, 2020

Federal Coronavirus-related laws, including the Families First Coronavirus Response Act and the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security […]

OSHA FAQs: Respirators and Face Masks in the Workplace

June 11, 2020

As the national economy reopens, an unprecedented number of workers will be required to wear faces masks in […]

 The FMCSA Publishes Four Key Changes to HOS Rules

June 2, 2020

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) recently published a final rule, which updates hours-of-service (HOS) rules in […]

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 […]


Top 10 Productivity Boosters for working from home

September 21, 2020

Being a productive remote worker comes with responsibility, self-reliance and resourcefulness. Set yourself up for success, and consider […]

Cleaning and Disinfecting your Household Amid COVID-19

August 12, 2020

This article compiles expert guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Purpose This guidance provides […]

DOL Releases More Q&As on Workplace Laws and Coronavirus

July 28, 2020

On July 20, 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced the agency’s publication of additional guidance on […]

Preparing for a Second Wave of COVID-19 Cases

June 26, 2020

Even as stay-at-home orders and restrictions are lifted, daily operations won’t be business-as-usual for many across the country. […]

CDC Resuming Business Toolkit

June 17, 2020

The CDC has recently released a toolkit for businesses looking to resume their operations. To view the toolkit, […]

Congress Passes Bill Amending Paycheck Protection Program

June 5, 2020

Since being established as part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act in March 2020, the […]

Recruiting Post-coronavirus

June 2, 2020

Like most aspects of the workplace, recruiting norms have changed as organizations prepare their post-coronavirus plans. While unemployment […]

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 […]



Cold, Flu or COVID-19?


Best Of: Post-Coronavirus Checklists


Return to Work Poster


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


Best of: Remote Work HR Insights


The Employer's Guide to COVID-19


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


DOL FAQs: Families First Coronavirus Response Act


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


EEOC Updates Employer Guidance on Coronavirus and the ADA


Coronavirus Action Plan - General Industry


Face Covering Do's and Don'ts

EHD Insurance - COVID-19 Decision Tree

COVID-19 Decision Tree

Remote Work Checklist EHD

Remote Workstation Checklist

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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PO Box 11600
Lancaster, PA 17605

Fax: 717-394-0842

Contact: Jon Miles

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