Business Response to a Confirmed COVID-19 Case: Ensuring Privacy Protection

By Jessica Arett, Emily Keimig, Melissa Reagan, and Katie Varholak

As government officials expect confirmed cases of COVID-19 to increase in the coming weeks, more and more businesses will have positive tests among their employees or those who regularly interact with their employees. This requires employers and businesses to strike the appropriate balance between alerting employees, customers, and other interested parties to potential exposure to the virus while also protecting the privacy of the person who is infected.

This advisory provides a summary of the steps businesses should take upon learning of a confirmed case that may have exposed employees and/or stakeholders. Read the full advisory HERE.