Ensure that your health plan covers affordable therapy treatment.
Encourage and model taking mental health days off from work to recover from stressful or traumatic life events.
Promote an active lifestyle, which has been shown to help cope with and reduce stress. Stress can exacerbate mental illness. If an individual is unable to cope with stress well, it can begin to manifest in physical reactions such as increased heart rate, headache, muscle tension, sleep problems and upset stomach.
Provide access to a sleep wellness program. If individuals aren’t getting enough sleep, they may have difficulty coping with stressors and regulating their emotions.
VVP follows a policy called ROWE (Results Oriented Work Environment) where the emphasis shifts from how and when work is done to the results delivered. Employees are held accountable for their specific piece of the business and are given maximum autonomy to figure out how best to get the job done.
A collection of industry-specific playbooks with assessments and recommendations — leveraging international, national, state and local sources, and following federal, state and local public health official recommendations — developed by Greater Des Moines Partnership (IA) to help guide businesses and organizations to prepare for next steps related to economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Guidance and resources by the Association of Washington Business to help employers prepare the workplace and safely welcome back employees and customers. Includes a form for connecting businesses to PPE and business toolkits.
Resources by Society of Human Resource Manager (SHRM) on ways to prepare your workforce for the possibility of business closures, working from home, quarantines and other outcomes of a disease outbreak.
An overview of information for workers and employers about the evolving coronavirus outbreak. Includes links to OSHA standards, control and prevention, by Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
Recognizing that working-from-home will continue to increase over time, the National Association of REALTORS® conducted a study of the 3,142 counties that are best poised to provide a supportive environment for working remotely. (Aug 2020)
The Indiana Chamber is advocating for increasing incentives for remote workers to move to Indiana. The chamber’s goal is to advertise the lower cost of living to increase Indiana’s at home workforce. (Jan 20, 2021)