Tag: California Department of Public Health

CDPH, Cal/OSHA Update COVID-19 Isolation Guidance
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CDPH, Cal/OSHA Update COVID-19 Isolation Guidance

On January 9, 2024, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) updated it’s COVID-19 isolation guidance, redefining “infectious period” to move away from a standard…

Quick COVID-19 Refresher for Employers
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Quick COVID-19 Refresher for Employers

Nicknamed after the Greek goddess of strife and discord, Eris — the latest dominant coronavirus subvariant infecting people across the country — may cause HR…

CDPH Updates "Outbreak” Definition, Masking Guidance
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CDPH Updates “Outbreak” Definition, Masking Guidance

On June 20, 2023, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) updated its COVID-19 public health order and guidance, changing the definition of “outbreak” in…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Workplace Safety

CDPH, Cal/OSHA Update COVID-19 Order, Guidance

On March 3, 2023, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) updated its COVID-19 public health order and guidance following the end of the COVID-19 State…

COVID-19 regulation changes in October 2022
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Cal/OSHA Makes Big Changes to COVID-19 Regulation Ahead of December Vote

California employers may want to get out their measuring tape — because the size (in cubic feet) of a workspace just became an important element…

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COVID-19 Close Contact Definition Changed

On October 13, 2022, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) issued an order updating the definition for “close contact” as it relates to the…

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CDPH Alters Cal/OSHA COVID-19 ETS Definitions

On June 8, 2022, the California Department of Public Heath (CDPH) issued an order updating definitions for “close contact” and “infectious period” as they relate…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Workplace Policies

California Again Relaxes Face Covering Rules, Updates Workplace Safety Rules

Following the universal indoor face covering requirement’s expiration and the state’s SMARTER plan unveiling, California took another step forward in its efforts to move past…

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California’s Universal Indoor Face Covering Order Expires February 15

The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) recently updated its face covering guidance and announced that it will not be extending its universal indoor face…

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California Legislature Proposes COVID-19 Supplement Sick Leave for 2022

In 2021, the California Legislature passed a paid sick leave law that supplemented the existing state paid sick leave law — it required employers with…