Date: July 28, 2021
Memo: To All Associates
From: Mark Adams
Re: Updated CDC Guidance to our Infectious Disease Policy
As you are aware the COVID-19 pandemic transmission rate is rising dramatically across the country. Adams Publishing Group has taken preventive measures against COVID-19 for the past year-and-a-half to help keep you, our entire staff, your families, and our customers safe. We have worked under some uncertain and often stressful conditions, and you have helped make possible the continuation of our essential operations.
The Delta variant transmission rate increase has resulted in the CDC and OSHA issuing new official guidance for both the vaccinated and the unvaccinated. Adams Publishing Group will implement CDC guidelines in our operations starting Monday, August 2, 2021. If your operation is located in a county reporting Substantial or High infections rates:
Adams Publishing Group strongly encourages vaccinations but understands it is a personal choice only you, the Associate, can make. Our Associates are at increased risk of contracting COVID-19 and spreading it to others because work-related duties must be performed on-site and involve being in close contact (within 6 feet for a cumulative total of 15 minutes in a 24-hour period) with the public or co-workers.
Getting the COVID-19 vaccine gives you an added layer of protection against COVID-19 and could also protect your coworkers and your family. Here are some key points about COVID-19 vaccination:
Download the PDF of the memo here.