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Letter to Employees about Covid-19/Coronavirus

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Email: ________


To: All staff of ________



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Subject: Coronavirus (COVID-19)


Dear All:

I am sure you are aware of the rapidly developing situation regarding the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19). I write to provide a general update regarding our plans to deal with it at ________.

At ________, our first priority is, and always should be, the health and wellbeing of our staff and of those around us. We hope that this letter helps to alleviate some of your concerns and to offer some guidance regarding what you can do about the situation.

Now is a time for us to come together and show our support for one another. Many Australians are facing additional pressures right now, and small acts of kindness can go a long way.

Please remind yourselves of the terms of our ________. Please look out for one another, and if you have any concerns about bullying, harassment, or discrimination (whether or not related to the coronavirus), if you require support, or if you want a confidential discussion, please get in touch.

A lot of misinformation is being circulated in relation to the coronavirus. While it is a situation that we all need to take seriously, there is no reason to panic. We will be paying close attention to the expert advice on this matter, in particular, that which is published by the World Health Organisation (WHO), and we encourage all employees to do the same.

With that in mind, we all have a responsibility to do our part in tackling this virus. If you think you may have been affected by it, then it is your obligation to keep us informed. You must immediately let us know if:

  • since the beginning of 2020, you have traveled to an area that is affected by the coronavirus;
  • you have suffered flu-like symptoms at any time since the beginning of 2020;
  • you have been exposed to someone who might be infected with the coronavirus (for example, if you live with someone who has recently suffered flu-like symptoms);
  • for any other reason, you think you might be at risk of infection.

We also ask that if you are feeling unwell, please stay away from the workplace, and please let us know immediately. We will handle your concerns confidentially, we will support you, and we will work with you to develop a plan.

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We are supportive of all staff exercising caution in relation to this matter, and will not require you to provide a medical certificate to support any time away from work. We will do this in order to minimise the strain on medical resources and to reduce your risk of exposure to the virus. However, before returning to work, you will need to provide written evidence from a doctor confirming that you are safe to return to work.

This is a good time to remind ourselves about general hygiene precautions. The WHO advises that regularly and thoroughly cleaning your hands with an alcohol-based hand sanitizer or washing them with soap and water helps to kill viruses that may be on your hands. Please familiarise yourself with the hand washing technique that the WHO is promoting, because a quick rinse will not do the job. Further information is available on the WHO website: https://www.who.int/gpsc/clean_hands_protection/en/

Please also take responsibility for regularly washing your hands, and encouraging others to do the same. We aim to keep soap and alcohol sanitizer supplies topped up, but if you notice any running out, please top them up, or notify an appropriate person, so that they can do so. If you need to sneeze or cough, please do so into your elbow, and not into your hands. If you share equipment such as phones or keyboards, please wipe these down with sanitizing wipes both before and after use.

In order to minimise the risk of exposure among employees, we are making some new arrangements for employees to work from home. These arrangements will come into effect from ________ and will continue until further notice. This will apply to all employees.

We will provide the relevant equipment to be used when working from home.

When working from home, employees will be required to adhere to the following schedule:

________

The following reporting and supervision procedures will also apply to all employees when working from home:

________

You may have questions or concerns regarding how our business has been affected by coronavirus. We are glad to report that as of the date of this letter, our business has been relatively unaffected by the situation.

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If you do have further questions or want to discuss any matters arising out of this letter, please contact me directly.

We ask for your understanding and cooperation, to help us get through this together and to minimise the risks to our colleagues and loved ones. We wish you and your families all the best and look forward to working through this together.



Yours faithfully,




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To: All staff of ________



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Subject: Coronavirus (COVID-19)


Dear All:

I am sure you are aware of the rapidly developing situation regarding the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19). I write to provide a general update regarding our plans to deal with it at ________.

At ________, our first priority is, and always should be, the health and wellbeing of our staff and of those around us. We hope that this letter helps to alleviate some of your concerns and to offer some guidance regarding what you can do about the situation.

Now is a time for us to come together and show our support for one another. Many Australians are facing additional pressures right now, and small acts of kindness can go a long way.

Please remind yourselves of the terms of our ________. Please look out for one another, and if you have any concerns about bullying, harassment, or discrimination (whether or not related to the coronavirus), if you require support, or if you want a confidential discussion, please get in touch.

A lot of misinformation is being circulated in relation to the coronavirus. While it is a situation that we all need to take seriously, there is no reason to panic. We will be paying close attention to the expert advice on this matter, in particular, that which is published by the World Health Organisation (WHO), and we encourage all employees to do the same.

With that in mind, we all have a responsibility to do our part in tackling this virus. If you think you may have been affected by it, then it is your obligation to keep us informed. You must immediately let us know if:

  • since the beginning of 2020, you have traveled to an area that is affected by the coronavirus;
  • you have suffered flu-like symptoms at any time since the beginning of 2020;
  • you have been exposed to someone who might be infected with the coronavirus (for example, if you live with someone who has recently suffered flu-like symptoms);
  • for any other reason, you think you might be at risk of infection.

We also ask that if you are feeling unwell, please stay away from the workplace, and please let us know immediately. We will handle your concerns confidentially, we will support you, and we will work with you to develop a plan.

52 252 28222 2552 225 2225 22 82225 2822 5852 2522 8252, 2522 225 252 82 5882 22 582 8882 82582, 85525'8 82582, 25 522558 82582, 82 2552 225 852 82228252 22 82 2585 2552525 2588 225825. If this leave is not available, then you may be required to take unpaid leave. If you have questions or concerns about your leave entitlements, then we will be happy to discuss these with you.

We are supportive of all staff exercising caution in relation to this matter, and will not require you to provide a medical certificate to support any time away from work. We will do this in order to minimise the strain on medical resources and to reduce your risk of exposure to the virus. However, before returning to work, you will need to provide written evidence from a doctor confirming that you are safe to return to work.

This is a good time to remind ourselves about general hygiene precautions. The WHO advises that regularly and thoroughly cleaning your hands with an alcohol-based hand sanitizer or washing them with soap and water helps to kill viruses that may be on your hands. Please familiarise yourself with the hand washing technique that the WHO is promoting, because a quick rinse will not do the job. Further information is available on the WHO website: https://www.who.int/gpsc/clean_hands_protection/en/

Please also take responsibility for regularly washing your hands, and encouraging others to do the same. We aim to keep soap and alcohol sanitizer supplies topped up, but if you notice any running out, please top them up, or notify an appropriate person, so that they can do so. If you need to sneeze or cough, please do so into your elbow, and not into your hands. If you share equipment such as phones or keyboards, please wipe these down with sanitizing wipes both before and after use.

In order to minimise the risk of exposure among employees, we are making some new arrangements for employees to work from home. These arrangements will come into effect from ________ and will continue until further notice. This will apply to all employees.

We will provide the relevant equipment to be used when working from home.

When working from home, employees will be required to adhere to the following schedule:

________

The following reporting and supervision procedures will also apply to all employees when working from home:

________

You may have questions or concerns regarding how our business has been affected by coronavirus. We are glad to report that as of the date of this letter, our business has been relatively unaffected by the situation.

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If you do have further questions or want to discuss any matters arising out of this letter, please contact me directly.

We ask for your understanding and cooperation, to help us get through this together and to minimise the risks to our colleagues and loved ones. We wish you and your families all the best and look forward to working through this together.



Yours faithfully,




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