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Coronavirus Situation Updates (Updated 3/31/20) - Tips On How To Stay Healthy

Winnebago County Public Health Department Situational Updates: 

(Updated 3/31/2020)


The Winnebago County Health Department (WCHD) is putting out local Situation Updates in order to provide information for the community to help limit the spread of COVID-19 to Winnebago County. Click here to view the most recent update. We will publish these weekly Situation Updates on coronavirus as long as necessary in order to keep you up to date.


You can find more information about COVID-19 on our website. - Click Here!


Below are links to other informational resources:

 


Also, the Oshkosh Chamber is monitoring public health developments related to the coronavirus (COVID-19) and its impact on the business community. We want to educate our members and the public on proper health hygiene and best practices.



Keeping The Workplace Safe:



In order to keep the workplace safe, encourage your employees to…

  • Practice good hygiene:
    • Stop handshaking and use other non contact methods of greeting
    • Clean hands at the door and schedule regular hand washing reminders by email
    • Create habits and reminders to avoid touching their faces and cover coughs and sneezes
    • Disinfect surfaces like doorknobs, tables, desks, and handrails regularly
    • Increase ventilation by opening windows or adjusting air conditioning


  • Be careful with meetings and travel:
    • Use videoconferencing for meetings when possible
    • When not possible, hold meetings in open, well-ventilated spaces
    • Consider adjusting or postponing large meetings or gatherings
    • Assess the risks of business travel


  • Handle food carefully:
    • Limit food sharing
    • Strengthen health screening for cafeteria staff and their close contacts
    • Ensure cafeteria staff and their close contacts practice strict hygiene


  • Stay home if…
    • They are feeling sick
    • They have a sick family member in their home


In order to keep commercial establishments safe, encourage your employees and customers to…


  • Practice good hygiene:
    • Stop handshaking and use other non-contact methods of greeting
    • Clean hands at the door and schedule regular hand washing reminders by email
    • Create habits and reminders to avoid touching their faces and cover coughs and sneezes
    • Disinfect surfaces like doorknobs, tables, desks, and handrails regularly
    • Increase ventilation by opening windows or adjusting air conditioning


  • Avoid crowding:
    • Use booking and scheduling to stagger customer flow
    • Use online transactions where possible
    • Consider limiting attendance at larger gatherings


  • For transportation businesses, taxis, and ride shares:
    • Keep windows open when possible
    • Increase ventilation
    • Regularly disinfect surfaces