Updated March 31, 2020
TCIA advises our members to check back to this page often for updates on actions by Congress and other COVID-19 news that may impact the tree care industry.
COVID-19 is a novel coronavirus first identified in Wuhan, China. The virus has now spread beyond China's borders to dozens of countries, infecting over one hundred thousand people worldwide as of March 12, 2020. You can read what we know about COVID-19 here. As this virus begins to spread in the United States, businesses, employers, and employees need to be prepared for its potential impacts across the economy. Click here to read the latest guidance on stopping the spread of the coronavirus from the White House.
Here are some ways Tree Care Businesses can stay up to date and provide support until the virus is contained:
The safety of your employees and customers is your company’s top priority, and how you respond to health and safety concerns has a direct impact on employee confidence and morale. Take steps now to educate yourself and your employees, review your internal policies and procedures, and you will be better prepared for disruptive events like this in the future.