Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Update


Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Update

March 20, 2020

 

Dear Valued Prodogz Customer,

 

We are living in extraordinary times, and our service to you is of utmost priority to us. Prodogz is closely monitoring developments with respect to COVID-19, including information and guidance published by healthcare authorities around the globe.

 

Prodogz is open and maintaining business operations. To ensure that we can maintain business operations as the spread of COVID-19 continues we are implementing the following:

  • Following CDC guidance to institute training and preventative measures to reduce the chance of infection in the workplace, including having certain employees work from home on a temporary basis.

  • Review of updates from state and federal officials regarding the status of their offices and potential alternative arrangements.

Prodogz is continuing to monitor the need for this restriction and appreciates the public’s understanding. Ultimately this is bigger than Prodogz and we recognize that. Please continue to check back on our website and social media for the latest developments. Thank you for your business as we all work hard to navigate through these challenging times.

 

Sincerely, 

Prodogz, LLC.



From Oregon State Website

We find ourselves in an unprecedented public health crisis, a rapidly-evolving global pandemic. Most of us have never experienced anything like this. Yet history shows us that hard times bring out the best in Oregonians.

Throughout this crisis, my office has been consulting with the CDC, the Oregon Health Authority, and other public health experts on the best policies to slow the spread of COVID-19. If you have questions or symptoms, please call 211. Please know that my first order of business is to protect the health of Oregonians. My second order is to secure their jobs.

I’ve compiled this website with the most accurate, helpful information and resources for Oregonians. As developments unfold, my team and I will update this page with the most current information for you and your loved ones. I will continue to do everything in my power to keep Oregon families healthy and safe.

- Gov. Kate Brown



Health Information: Common Questions and Answers

Protect yourself and those around you from the spread of coronavirus by washing your hands, covering your cough with an elbow, and staying home if you feel sick. If you have symptoms of coronavirus, call your doctor or dial 211.


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​Closings, Rules, and Recommendations

All gatherings over 25 people are canceled statewide through April 14, 2020. It's additionally recommended that Oregonians avoid gatherings of 10 people or more observe social distancing whenever possible, maintaining a distance of at least three feet from others. Oregon public schools are closed through April 28, 2020. Restaurants and bars are restricted to carry-out and delivery only. All other businesses are urged to assess their practices, implement strong social distancing measures, and close their doors temporarily if they cannot put the new guidance in place.

Everyone should observe social distancing whenever possible, maintaining a distance of at least three feet from others.


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Education

In consideration of staffing challenges and health concerns due to coronavirus, Governor Kate Brown has announced a statewide closure of Oregon K-12 schools from Monday, March 16 through Tuesday, April 28. Oregon's colleges and universities will move their curriculum to online learning, prohibiting in-person classroom interactions through April 28.


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For Employees

Oregon law guarantees employees access to sick leave for themselves, to care for sick loved ones, or for child care during school/child care closures. Unemployment Insurance (UI) benefits are available to most workers who are out of work through no fault of their own.


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For Employers

There are financial assistance programs to help reduce the financial impact on your business. Employers need to emphasize that employees should stay home when sick and to ensure workplace policies allow for sick leave. Social distancing is recommended for all Oregon workers and business patrons, which may include staggering work hours, encouraging telecommuting where possible, and providing cleaning supplies such as antibacterial soap, disinfecting wipes, and hand sanitizer.