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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Business Continuity and Your Infectious Disease Policy

Author: David Galt

The health impact on personnel is the primary threat to an organization trying to sustain essential functions and services during a pandemic outbreak. Many businesses do not have a plan to respond to such a threat, and even those that do are unprepared to respond effectively to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and its widely disruptive impact on businesses and the global workforce. It is never too late, however, to put in place measures to maintain stability and trust in business decisions to carry out mission-essential functions and protect employees and the public from the effects of the disease.