Below are some of the most frequently asked questions CMA has received during the COVID-19 outbreak. By default, the most recent answers will appear up top. You can also filter the FAQ by category. We will update this resource regularly.
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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued guidance concerning best practices for those employers whose operations are part of critical infrastructure, including the healthcare sector, in the event an employee may have had exposure to a person with COVID-19. The guidance suggests that workers who have been exposed but remain asymptomatic adhere to the following before and during their shifts:
Given their close contact with patients, CDC has issued additional guidance specific to healthcare professionals who have been exposed to COVID-19. That guidance provides that, consistent with state and local guidance and circumstances:
While the CDC guidelines provide general guidance, physician practices with specific concerns about an employee who has been exposed or the evaluation of their risk mitigation plan should speak with their professional liability carrier or attorney.
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