Coronavirus Guidance for Employers/Businesses

March 13, 2020

The Jackson Chamber is committed to helping businesses keep a positive work climate and know how to effectively respond to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). In our efforts to help you and your employees, here are some guidelines for employers:

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Guidance For Employers(download PDF)

Workplace Tips for Employees (download PDF)


· Stay home if you are feeling sick or have symptoms of the flu which include fever, cough, sneezing and shortness of breath.

· Avoid close contact with people that are sick.

· Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth.

· Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.

· Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces using a regular household cleaning spray or wipe.

· Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.

More resources include:

Coronavirus info with the TN Chamber of Commerce

Interim Guidance for Businesses and Employers from the CDC

Council of State Chambers information for multi-state businesses

TN Department of Health Updates

You can also call the Tennessee COVID-19 Public Information Number to stay updated: 877-857-2945