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Coronavirus News from CalChamber
- Cal/OSHA COVID Regulation Transitions into “Non-Emergency” Form as State Emergency Ends
February 3, 2023
- Cal/OSHA Extends COVID-19 Regulation for 2 Years
December 16, 2022
March 13, 2023
February 27, 2023
- Recruiting Best Practices for a Post-COVID-19 Job Landscape
November 14, 2022
- 5 New California Labor Laws Employers Should Start Preparing For
October 5, 2022
February 3, 2023
December 16, 2022
- Cal/OSHA Extends COVID-19 Workplace Rules for Two Years
January 12, 2023
- Five Remote Work Reminders for Employers
July 14, 2022
March 17, 2023
February 10, 2023
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President Biden to End COVID Emergency on May 11
AP News – January 31, 2023
Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
Quarantine and Isolation – Updated August 11, 2022
When and How to Clean and Disinfect a Facility – Last Reviewed November 2, 2022
Stay Up to Date with COVID-19 Vaccines – Updated January 9, 2023
Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
Videos, What’s New, How COVID-19 Spreads – Updated August 11, 2022, COVID Data Tracker
Communication Resources – CDC offers free resources, including videos, fact sheets, and posters. Page includes links to current communication tools and resources available for use and distribution.
Office of Governor Newsom
Governor Newsom to End the COVID-19 State of Emergency on February 28
The covid19.ca.gov website provides tracking of COVID-19. It has resources for topics such as current safety measures, travel, treatments and safety in the workplace, and includes a COVid-19 hotline.
The California Department of Public Health site myturn.ca.gov/ assists with setting up an appointment for vaccination.
COVID-19 Prevention Emergency Temporary Standards
In December 2022, the Cal/OSHA Standards Board voted 6-1 to continue California’s COVID-19 regulation until December 2024. As part of the transition from an emergency COVID-19 regulation into a nonemergency one, Cal/OSHA has made some changes that will improve feasibility for California’s workplaces.
Cal/OSHA Extends COVID-19 Regulation for 2 Years (CalChamber)
COVID-19 Prevention Emergency Temporary Standards – Fact Sheets, Model Written Program and Other Resources (California Department of Industrial Relations)
San Francisco Paid Sick Leave and the Coronavirus
The San Francisco Office of Labor Standards Enforcement (OLSE) has issued guidance regarding use of San Francisco paid sick leave for situations involving the Coronavirus outbreak. OLSE’s webpage offers links to other guidance and resources.
San Francisco Office of Labor Standards Enforcement COVID-Related Employment Protections Ordinance
Understanding the COVID-Related Employment Protections Ordinance Effective March 7, 2021 until March 6, 2023
Berkeley Vaccination Order
The City of Berkeley issued its own vaccination order for various industries.
Local Health and COVID-19 Pages
Local COVID-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave and/or Workplace Notification Posters
(Long Beach) Main Page and Ordinance
(Los Angeles City) Main Page; Public Order Under City of Los Angeles Emergency Authority; Rules and Regulations Implementing the Public Order on Supplemental Paid Sick Leave due to COVID-19
(Los Angeles County) Los Angeles County COVID-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave Ordinance
(Los Angeles County) Employee Paid Leave for Expanded COVID-19 Vaccine Access: Main Page and Poster
(Oakland) Emergency Paid Sick Leave for Oakland Employees During The Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic Ordinance
(San Francisco) COVID-Related Employment Protections Ordinance Poster