Coronavirus Resource Center

Helpful documents and articles to inform and prepare your workplace for COVID-19
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Cleaning & Disinfecting Your Facility
5/21/20  | Centers for Disease Control

List of Statewide Orders as of May 21, 2020
5/21/20  | Littler.com

Sample Memo to Staff: Possible Exposure
5/21/20  | ERC Help Desk Advisors

Employee Health Check
5/21/20  | ERC Help Desk Advisors

OSHA States Its Intent to Not Enforce COVID-19 Recordkeeping Requirements on Certain Employers
4/13/20  |  Franz Ward LLP

Request Form – Emergency Family and Medical Leave Act (EFMLA)
4/9/20  |  ERC Help Desk Advisors

Request Form – Emergency Paid Sick Leave (EPSL)
4/9/20  |  ERC Help Desk Advisors

What Employers Need to Know About the Unemployment Provisions of the CARES Act
4/8/20  |  Fisher Phillips 

The Small Business Owner’s Guide to the CARES Act 
4/3/20  |  U.S. Senate Committee on Small Business & Entrepreneurship

SharedWork Ohio: Frequently Asked Questions
4/3/20  |  Ohio Department of Job and Family Services

SharedWork Ohio Guide for Participating Employers & Employees
4/3/20  |  Ohio Department of Job and Family Services 

SharedWork Ohio Program Highlights 
4/3/20  |  Ohio Department of Job and Family Services

Labor Department Throws COVID-19 Curveball In Latest Guidance, Suggests Shut Down Employees Won’t Qualify For Leave

3/29/20  |  Fisher Phillips 

Frequently Asked Questions Regarding Furloughs and Other Reductions in Pay and Hours Worked Issues
3/27/20  |  U.S. Department of Labor, Wage and Hour Division

Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) Notice -- FAQs
3/25/20   |   U.S. Department of Labor

Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) -- Poster for Non-Federal Employees
3/25/20   |   U.S. Department of Labor

Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) -- Poster for Federal Employees
3/25/20   |   U.S. Department of Labor

Ohio Department of Insurance Mandates Relaxed Insurance and Cobra Requirements Amidst Coronavirus State of Emergency
3/24/20   |   Law Bulletin from Taft

Employers Grapple with Essential Business Designations Resulting from Shelter-In-Place and Shutdown Orders
3/23/20  |  Fisher Phillips 

Comprehensive and Updated FAQs for Employers on COVID-19
3/23/20  |  Fisher Phillips

COVID-19: FAQs on Federal Labor and Employment Laws

3/22/30  |  Ogletree Deacon

Interim Guidance for Businesses and Employers
3/21/20  |  Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

USCIS Announces Flexibility in Submitting Required Signatures During COVID-19 National Emergency
3/20/20  |  U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services 

Alternatives to COBRA for Health Insurance
3/20/20  |  Oswald for One / InsureOne Benefits

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine Asks Employers to Make Daily Temperature Checks of Workers
3/18/20  |  Cleveland.com

COVID-19: Briefing Note -- Global Health & Crisis Response
3/15/20  |  
McKinsey & Company

ERC's Northeast Ohio Employer Coronavirus Response Survey Report
3/12/20  |  ERC Survey Research

The Coronavirus and Your Job: What the Boss Can — and Can’t —Make You Do

3/12/20  |  The Wall Street Journal

Workplace Issues and COVID-19
3/12/20  |  Husch Blackwell

Coronavirus Disease FAQs
3/2/20  |  Ohio Department of Health

Guidance on Preparing Workplaces for COVID-19
3/1/20  |  U.S. Department of Labor and OSHA

Pandemic Flu and the Family and Medical Leave Act: Q&A
3/1/20  |  U.S. Department of Labor, Wage and Hour Division

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Risk Assessment and Public Health Management Decision Making
2/28/20  |  U.S. Department of Health & Human Services

CDC Novel Coronavirus Information
Ongoing Updates  |  Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

COVID-19 and the Workplace Q&A
Ongoing Updates  |  U.S. Department of Labor, Wage and Hour Division

ODH Coronavirus Information
Ongoing Updates  |  Ohio Department of Health

OMA's COVID-19 Resources Page
Ongoing Updates  |  Ohio Manufacturers' Association 

CDPH Coronavirus Information
Ongoing Updates  |  Cleveland Department of Public Health

COVID-19 News & Information from Cleveland Clinic
Ongoing Updates  |  Cleveland Clinic News Room

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
24/7 Support  |  Call:  800-273-8255

Cuyahoga County Children and Family Services
24/7 Support  |  Crisis Hotlines

Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services
Ongoing Support  |  OhioMHAS 

Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services Board of Cuyahoga County
Ongoing Support  |  ADAMHS


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