COVID-19 Update: Supporting Essential Employee Well-being

For many employees “work from home” has become the new normal, but in industries like healthcare, working from home is not an option. Restaurants, gyms, and daycares may be closed, but essential employees are still responsible for physically going into work. What can employers do to help employees improve and maintain their health and well-being during this new normal? The short answer: help create environments that are conducive to healthy behaviors and supportive of employee well-being. This is not an easy feat, but we have a few suggestions on how you can help your employees address the problems they may be facing.

Please be advised that any and all information, comments, analysis, and/or recommendations set forth above relative to the possible impact of COVID-19 on potential insurance coverage or other policy implications are intended solely for informational purposes and should not be relied upon as legal or medical advice. As an insurance broker, we have no authority to make coverage decisions as that ability rests solely with the issuing carrier. Therefore, all claims should be submitted to the carrier for evaluation. The positions expressed herein are opinions only and are not to be construed as any form of guarantee or warranty. Finally, given the extremely dynamic and rapidly evolving COVID-19 situation, comments above do not take into account any applicable pending or future legislation introduced with the intent to override, alter or amend current policy language.

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