COVID-19 Resource Center

This is your insurance-focused COVID-19 (Coronavirus) resource for timely and ever-updating information that matters to you and your business. Check here every day for new articles, which have been carefully curated from only the most trusted of sources. We’re here for you.

Videos

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

Benefits

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

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 […]

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 […]

General

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 […]

EHD COVID-19 Response Plan

EHD COVID-19 Response Plan

March 12, 2020

The safety of our employees, clients and colleagues is vital to us at EHD. We are monitoring the […]

Downloads

Remote Work Checklist EHD

Remote Workstation Checklist

Return-to-Work

Return to Work Poster

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Checklist - Post-Coronavirus Workplace Preparedness

Employer Questionnaire- Employee Refusal of Suitable Work

Employer Questionnaire- Employee Refusal of Suitable Work

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Creating a Return to Work Action Plan

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Best of: Remote Work HR Insights

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The Employer's Guide to COVID-19

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DOL FAQs: Families First Coronavirus Response Act

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Covid-19 And Your Workplace Checklist

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Business Continuity Plan Creation Toolkit

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What to do if you are sick with COVID-19

manage-health-at-home

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

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15 Days to Slow the Spread

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211 Brochure

dirty-hands

Areas to Focus on When Washing Your Hands

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Covid 19 Working Capital Access Program

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Workplace Reopening Decision Tree

Return-to-Work-Communications-Planning-Checklist-1

Return to Work Communication Checklist

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Sample Welcome Back Packet for Employees

EHD Insurance - COVID-19 Decision Tree

COVID-19 Decision Tree

Updated-EEOC-guidelines

EEOC Updates Employer Guidance on Coronavirus and the ADA

Corona-Virus-Action-Plan_General-Industry

Coronavirus Action Plan - General Industry

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Face Covering Do's and Don'ts

The COVID-19 CDC Resource Center:
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html

The COVID-19 OSHA Resource Center:
https://www.osha.gov/SLTC/covid-19/standards.html

Government Response to COVID-19 Information Center:
https://www.usa.gov/coronavirus

PA 211 United Way Guided Search:
http://www.pa211east.org/Lancaster

ADDITIONAL CONTACTS

Commercial Insurance:
Contact: Jim Lewis
commercial@ehd-ins.com

Employee Benefit Services:
Contact: Scott Radcliffe
benefits@ehd-ins.com

Personal Insurance:
Contact: Kristy L. Gergal
klgergal@ehd-ins.com

EHD Surety:
surety@ehd-ins.com

EHD HOME OFFICE:

1857 William Penn Way
PO Box 11600
Lancaster, PA 17605

717-394-5681
+1-800-544-7292
Fax: 717-394-0842

Contact: Jon Miles
info@ehd-ins.com

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