The CDC has issued guidance to businesses and healthcare settings to help prevent the spread of the virus, which we are monitoring and following. Based on that guidance, all employees, clients, and visitors are asked to do the following:
Employees and clients who are traveling should check the CDC’s website for the latest guidance and recommendations for travel
guidance for domestic and international travel during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Employees and clients who are planning personal travel should contact KGH Autism Services before their trip to determine when they may resume work or therapy upon their return from traveling. For the purpose of these temporary personal travel restrictions, “travel” is defined as anything other than travel by car or RV with members of the same household. KGH will follow the CDC’s risk assessment recommendations in determining the best approach for the employee’s return to the workplace and a client’s return to therapy. Typically, the following requirements will apply:
KGH Autism Services is continuously evaluating the risk of any COVID-19 exposure in the workplace in accordance with OSHA requirements and current CDC recommendations. KGH is closely monitoring the current OSHA assessment regarding the risk of workplace exposure in the United States. In the event there is a suspected or confirmed COVID-19 exposure at the clinic, KGH Autism Services will promptly coordinate with appropriate federal, state, or local health officials to determine the appropriate response. Steps KGH may take include:
While many in the United States and around the world may be worried or anxious about COVID-19 spreading, fear and anxiety can lead to social stigma, such as towards people of different national origins (including Chinese or other Asian Americans) or people who were in quarantine. This is not only against KGH’s values, but it may also constitute unlawful discrimination or harassment. All employees must avoid stigma and discrimination. KGH’s equal employment opportunity and anti-harassment policies apply.
We are all responsible for our safe environment, and your proactive steps are needed to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. We will continue to closely monitor the situation and provide updates as needed.
If you are an employee and have any questions, please reach out to LaCitia Johnson, HR Manager at email@example.com or (224) 326-2208.
If you are a client of our Deerfield location, please reach out to Ewelina Wojnarowski, North Shore Clinical Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org or (224) 284-2222.
If you are a client of our Madison location, please reach out to Katie Dill, Madison Clinical Director, at email@example.com or (608) 819-6810 ext. 18.
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