The unprecedented spread of COVID-19 has businesses of all sizes struggling to protect healthy employees who remain on the job, and wondering how to help those who have fallen ill as a result of work-related exposure to the disease.
Starting in mid-March 2020, much of the United States effectively closed down due to the spread of the coronavirus and the illness that it causes, known as COVID-19. State and local governments have moved to enforce “social distancing” measures intended to slow the spread of the virus and give the healthcare system time to prepare.
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The first vaccine to protect against COVID-19 became available to the public in December 2020. As federal, state, and local public health officials work to distribute the vaccine as widely as possible, employers are sure to have questions about how this may affect them. Can they require their employees to get vaccinated?