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Communities & Workplaces

Communities & Workplaces
Updated July 6, 2020

Safety Practices for Critical Workers

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Workplaces carrying out critical functions: Use safety practices to protect critical infrastructure workers and their communities. When workers return to the job after potential COVID-19 exposure, implement these practices before and during their work shift:

  • Pre-screen
  • Monitor regularly
  • Issue or approve personal face coverings
  • Maintain social distance
  • Disinfect and clean workspaces

See the new guidelines for employers: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/community/critical-workers/implementing-safety-practices.html

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Employers: CDC recommends add’l precautions in workplaces carrying out critical functions to protect workers & communities. An employer’s #COVID19 toolkit should include pre-screening, regular monitoring, wearing masks, social distance, & disinfection. https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/community/critical-workers/implementing-safety-practices.html

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Tribal Communities

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Tribal leaders: You can help safeguard your communities from COVID-19 during funerals and burials. Actions, such as social distancing and wearing masks, can help stop the spread of coronavirus. Learn more guidance for funeral and burial services for American Indians and Alaska Natives: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/community/tribal/faq-burial-practice.html

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Tribal leaders: You can help safeguard your communities from #COVID19 during funerals and burials. Actions like social distancing can help stop the spread of coronavirus. Learn more guidance for funerals and burials for tribal communities: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/community/tribal/faq-burial-practice.html

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Social distancing to stay healthy and safe may prevent people from following some traditional and ceremonial practices. This may be especially relevant for American Indian and Alaska Native communities, but it is very important to use social distancing to reduce the spread of COVID-19. Learn more about social distancing for tribal communities: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/community/tribal/social-distancing.html

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Social distancing is crucial to stopping the spread of #COVID19, but it may make some people feel culturally isolated, including American Indian and Alaska Native communities. Learn how to cope with social distancing in your tribal community: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/community/tribal/social-distancing.html

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