When Can a COVID-Infected Employee Return to Work?

With cases of COVID-19 on the rise again, more employers are asking: When can employees who have had COVID-19 — or may have had the virus — return to work?

The CDC has provided guidance regarding when home isolation can end for infected people. OSHA, in its FAQs, has simplified the guidance as follows:

Also, the Ohio Department of Health has published this guidance for businesses, noting that employers should Immediately report employee or customer infections to their local health district — and then take these actions. 7/16/2020