Coronavirus resources for area employers

CPBJ Staff//March 17, 2020

Coronavirus resources for area employers

CPBJ Staff//March 17, 2020

Across the web, business associations and governmental organizations are offering vital information for employers as they keep employees and clients safe, manage remote working strategies and maintain their businesses during a nationwide closure.

Employers can use these resources to stay informed about the COVID-19 pandemic.


Pennsylvania Department of Health: For daily counts of confirmed cases in Pennsylvania, press releases and frequently asked questions.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): Information on symptoms, the virus’ effect on older adults and people with medical conditions and how to prepare your family. The page also shows the total number of cases by state.

CDC Travel: Information on high-risk countries, tips on traveling in the U.S. and frequently asked questions for travelers.


The U.S. Small Business Administration: Coronavirus: Small Business Guidance and Loan Resources is the landing page for its Economic Injury Disaster Loan program. You’ll find guidance for small business owners regarding the issues they could come across at this time.

HR Compliance Bulletin:  A release from Harrisburg-based Pennsylvania Chamber Insurance that outlines possible compliance issues for employers.

Coronavirus Workplace Tips for Employees and Guidance for Employers: Two CDC reports on how to respond to the spreading of COVID-19.

The Manufacturers’ Association’s Coronavirus Employer Guide: A guide for manufacturing employers with tips on labor relations, international workforces and workplace safety issues.

The National Restaurant Association: You’ll find a list of actionable information such as handwashing infographics, a food safety blog and a “before you come to work” poster.


PA Chamber of Business and Industry: Coronavirus prevention resources from state and national sources.

Harrisburg Regional Chamber & CREDC: a list of members offering support for other businesses.

Lancaster Chamber of Commerce: A source for legal and economic insight and nonprofit resources.


The Central Penn Business Journal; The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; CDC Emergency; PA Department of Health; Pa. Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine; Lancaster Chamber; Pennsylvania Chamber; The U.S. Small Business Administration; Pa. Governor Tom Wolf; Harrisburg Chamber of Commerce & CREDC;