In addition to social distancing and using proper hand hygiene, many health experts, including the CDC, consider the use of face masks to be a key measure in helping to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Face masks help stop the spread of large droplets from the person wearing the mask to others. They provide some minimal protection for the person wearing the mask from splashes of bodily fluids.
In the 9th installation of the our COVID-19 (“Coronavirus”) live stream series, experts from our parent company, Brown & Brown, along with guest speaker Dr. Robert Eyler, provide insights into “Economic Considerations Concerning COVID-19 plus Medical Response & Return to the Workplace.”
One of the most intensely studied and scrutinized coverage questions to arise out of the COVID-19 crisis is whether typical property insurance policies provide coverage for the economic losses suffered by insureds in the wake of the novel coronavirus pandemic. In insurance parlance, these are known as “business interruption” losses.
Many buildings do not have formal water management plans. A sudden and extended discontinued use of the water systems may increase the risk of stagnant water remaining in the plumbing for several weeks or months. Stagnant water from plumbing lines can be easily aerosolized and create a mist when discharged through showerheads, faucets and garden fixtures. The fine mist can be inhaled, permitting the bacteria that causes Legionella to enter the lungs and cause infection.
The emotions and feelings resulting from COVID-19 has the potential to greatly impact employees’ physical and mental health. Everyone is experiencing changes, and we are all together in navigating these uncertain times.
In the 7th installation of the our COVID-19 (“Coronavirus”) live stream series, experts from our parent company, Brown & Brown, along with guest speaker Chris Nagel, provide insights into “Evolving Medical Response, Return to Workplace Planning, and Small Business Loan Programs.”
As a result of the unprecedented COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, your organization may need to modify its existing disaster recovery plan or create a new plan to re-staff and re-open business locations and workplaces.