Harris County and the State of Texas offer many resources to residents struggling with the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, but government can’t solve the problem alone. Neighbors helping neighbors are essential to the recovery from this crisis.
All of us must do our part to help slow the spread of COVID-19 in Harris County. Stay smart and take personal responsibility for ensuring you adhere to the following health guidelines from the public health professionals at Harris County Public Heath.
Businesses and employers are helping to lead the fight against COVID-19 in Harris County. By following these guidelines, businesses and other organizations can help keep customers and employees safe:
ENFORCE SAFETY MEASURES
Mask wearing, social distancing, and quarantining are a must in order to end the pandemic.
Vaccination is critical to preventing deadly illness from COVID-19. Encourage your employees to get vaccinated as soon as possible.
ADOPT FLEXIBLE WORK POLICIES
Develop flexible policies for scheduling and remote work if possible.
PROVIDE EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS
Make sure everyone in your business has the resources they need to stay smart and do their part.
MANDATE THAT SICK WORKERS STAY HOME
Do not expose workers or customers to sick employees.
Clean communal surfaces regularly to help eliminate germs.
Spreading the word on how to reduce the risk of contracting and transmitting COVID-19 is critical to protecting ourselves, our families, and our neighbors. Harris County Public Health created fun, shareable resources for residents to download, post, and send to help make sure that everyone receives and understands badly needed information on how to stay safe from the virus.