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Coronavirus: Resources and Links to Help Prepare Your Tenants and Your Buildings

Friday, February 7, 2020   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Christine Miclat
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What You Need To Know: Novel Coronavirus

What is Coronavirus?

As of February 7, 2020, there are 31,532 confirmed coronavirus infections and 638 deaths. There are currently 12 reported cases in the United States from individuals who recently traveled to Wuhan. Symptoms include fever, cough and shortness of breath and may appear in as few as two days or as long as 14 days after exposure. The immediate health risk of contracting the virus in the United States is considered low at this time. Below are links to documents and other resources to help you prepare your tenants and your buildings.

What You Need to Know: Novel Coronavirus

This document from BOMA International outlines what you can do to protect yourself, your tenants and your buildings. It also gives you recommendations on what to do if you are sick with the coronavirus and things to consider.

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2019 BOMA Canada Guide to Pandemic Planning

This important tool for property owners and managers was developed by BOMA Canada. Updated every year, this guide can assist in developing strategies to protect tenants, visitors and staff.

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Interim Pre-pandemic Planning Guidance

This document provides interim planning guidance for State, territorial, tribal and local communities that focuses on several measures other than vaccination and drug treatment that might be useful during an influenza pandemic to reduce its harm.

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Other Helpful Links

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has a webpage that contains planning guidelines and checklists to help protect yourself and others from respiratory illnesses like the pandemic flu.



This link to the United States Department of Labor Occupational Safety & Health Administration will take you to a publication that provides a general overview and guidance on preparing workplaces for an influenza pandemic.

This link to the World Health Organization includes several publications and related documents to pandemic influenza preparedness.





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