Cleveland Clinic Offers Resources for Reopening Businesses

CLEVELAND, Ohio – With businesses across the state reopening, the Cleveland Clinic is offering resources through its AtWork program help them do so safely.

“Adapting to a ‘new normal’ is something we’re all facing together,” said Cleveland Clinic President and CEO Dr. Tomislav Mihaljevic in a statement. “Over the past several months, our organization has been focused on understanding, containing and preparing for COVID-19. We want to share this knowledge with fellow employers and help our communities safely enter this next phase of COVID-19 response.”

On the health-care system’s COVID-19 employer website, business leaders can find insights and resources from health-care leaders, as well as weekly webinars covering topics from infection prevention to cleaning procedures to managing employee screening.

“In the wake of COVID-19, employers are seeking guidance on how to safely return their employees to work” said Dr. James Merlino, chief clinical transformation officer. “The COVID-19 AtWork program will create access to Cleveland Clinic expertise and care, for employees working in a variety of industries. We understand each employer is unique, so we offer a range of programs to support them as they adapt to the new environment.”

Also available are industry-specific guides that compile guidance based on the most recent information available from the Centers for Disease Control. Included in guides are physical spacing requirements, on-site testing and managing employees who test positive for COVID-19.

Cleveland Clinical medical director are also available to assist businesses with health and safety procedures, emergency response and event management. A director can advise on translating clinical concepts, infection disease management and control, mental health optimization, and crisis and disaster management. A hotline is also available for employers to get quick, accessible advice and guidance on screening and precautions related to COVID-19.

Requests for more information about the AtWork program can be submitted here.

Source: Cleveland Clinic

Published by The Business Journal, Youngstown, Ohio.