Tag: contagious disease

Calming the Ebola Fear

As awareness of Ebola virus disease (EVD) in our world and specifically now in the United States rises, so does the rise of fear: Fear of how to prevent EVD exposure and how to manage any occurrence in the workplace. When we consider other communicable diseases — H1N1, HIV, hepatitis, and the common cold or…

Question:  Can we require special medical documentation or suggest that an employee see a doctor of our choosing when returning to work after having a contagious disease? Answer:  Given there is a legitimate concern of the health and safety of your employees and clients, you can seek clarification from the employee in the form of…