Written By: Ishton W. Morton – May 5th, 2020
Although on Monday, May 4th, 2020 Ohio Governor Mike DeWine gave offices, manufacturing, distribution and construction the green light to restart operation or to reopen it does not mean that is imperative to the a pedal or other control of mechanism to cause these vehicles to increase their momentum.
Reportedly, United Heartland Insurance in West Hamilton, Ohio is like many offices has discovered working remotely tends to be working extremely well.
Apparently, United Heartland seems not to be in any rush to repopulate its offices. It is believed this company approximately all of its 21 employees proliferate across West Hamilton and Blue Ash are working extremely well remotely. Thusly, as the saying goes, “if it’s not broken, do not fix it.”
According to Doug Moorman a business analyst for Government Strategies, one who seems to be completely amerced in age when the technology of modern electronic media subsequent to Zoom, FaceTime and COVID-19 had this to say, the confusion with reference to the rules of engagement still persists.
Jason Crank in front of his business today “I don’t want to say we haven’t missed a beat cause I would love to see people more often,”. “But it’s been operating pretty efficiently. Good feedback so far. They like the fact that they’re not commuting to work now.”
Crank said employees enjoy being able to grab a cup of coffee from their own kitchen and log onto a virtual meeting in a more relaxed setting.
Business has not stopped at office parks just because they are not as populated as they once were.
Ironically, in a recent chain command Governor DeWine himself continued to ordered State of Ohio worker to continue working remotely until further notice. Seemingly, there is merit to working remotely.
Evidently, those in charge discussing today’s changes such as partitions for conference rooms, appointments can only do so temporarily with clients.
Reportedly, Crank had this to say; “Face masks are mandatory. You have to wear a face mask. I know that’s kind of a dirty word with some people because it’s, you know, it’s different. It’s a change. But that’s mandatory and will be for a while.”
Admittedly, at times the entire concept of Face masks made mandatory has become extremely bewildering. As confirmed cases of COVID-19 continue to rise, the CDC is recommending that everyone wear a cloth mask when they go out in public.
However, experts are saying homemade masks will not protect someone from getting sick, but they can help prevent the spread of the disease by those with the virus.
Also, experts recommend that everyone continue social distancing and other preventive measures in addition to wearing face coverings.
Now, across the United States as we are facing an increasing number of COVID-19 confirmed cases and deaths, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has started advisingTrusted Source Americans to wear masks. Ohio is a vital component of this effort.
Accordingly, we now know from recent studies that a significant portion of individuals with coronavirus lack symptoms (“asymptomatic”) and that even those who eventually develop symptoms (“pre-symptomatic”) can transmit the virus to others before showing symptoms,” according to the advisory published by the CDC. This means that the virus can spread between people interacting in close proximity. For example, speaking, coughing, or sneezing even if those people are not exhibiting symptoms.
Pursuant to new evidences CDC has recommend wearing cloth face coverings in public settings where other social distancing measures are difficult to maintain (e.g., grocery stores and pharmacies) especially in areas of significant community-based transmission,” the advisory stated. A large quantity of cloth face coverings are homemade. Thusly, the statement given by the so called experts about homemade masks is somewhat deceptive.
Nevertheless, Moorman stated; “You know, do I have to wear a mask all day? Do I want to wear a mask all day if I’m in an open office environment? I think there’s unresolved questions about liability. As an employer, what responsibilities do I have? And am I exposing myself to liabilities if I go back too soon? So I think there’s a lot of caution out there still.”
Dan Bates, President/CEO of the Greater Hamilton Chamber of Commerce elucidate, “Thanks to technology like Microsoft Teams and Zoom, you know, we’ve had probably more face-to-face meetings than we’ve ever had as a Chamber.”
Meanwhile, Crank’s insurance office will have hand sanitizer in every doorway and doors will be propped open so no one has to touch a handle. Hopefully by the beginning of June we may at least have partial staff rotating in.”