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OSHA to Require Employers with 100+ Employees to Ensure Workers are Vaccinated or Tested Weekly
September 16, 2021

On September 9, 2021, the Biden administration announced a new plan to combat the ongoing coronavirus pandemic in the United States. A critical component of that plan calls on the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to develop and implement a new emergency temporary standard (ETS) to require employers with more than 100 employees to require that their employees are either fully vaccinated or subject to COVID-19 testing at least once per week.

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COVID-19 Enforcement on the Rise
July 15, 2021

Cal/OSHA, the state agency that oversees workplace safety and health, has increasingly enforced and levied fines with respect to COVID-19 issues in the workplace. By April 2021, those fines amounted to roughly $4.6 million for approximately 200 workplaces. You don’t want to be caught unprepared should a Cal/OSHA representative make a surprise visit to your business. See if you pass the test – can you successfully check off these five tips below? 

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Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Update about Chiropractic Clinics
June 28, 2021

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced earlier this week in updated guidance, that healthcare employers, including chiropractors, are required by a new six-month emergency rule to implement pandemic protection plans in their clinics or workplaces. The OSHA Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) is aimed at protecting workers where suspected or confirmed COVID-19 patients are treated.

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Mask Update
June 15, 2021

Healthcare settings, including chiropractic offices, must continue to use face masks.

The California Department of Public Health released a new state public health officer order that goes into effect on June 15. The order replaces the previous pandemic public health orders with limited requirements related to face coverings and mega events, as well as settings with children and youth pending an expected update later this m

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California Will Align with CDC Mask Guidelines Upon Reopening June 15
June 10, 2021

“Fully vaccinated people can resume everyday activities without wearing a mask except in a few limited settings that are required by federal and now state rules,” said Chief Health Officer Doctor Mark Ghaly. “Individuals who are not fully vaccinated must continue to wear masks in indoor public settings.”

The “limited settings” requiring masks regardless of vaccination status include healthcare and correctional facilities, public transportation, homeless and emergency shelters, cooling centers and indoors at schools.​
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CalChiro Official COVID-19 Statement
November 4, 2020

CalChiro’s Post COVID-19 Task Force has been hard at work creating a position statement that outlines the proper procedures and guidelines to follow in your practice to protect yourself, your staff and your patients from COVID-19.

Take some time to read the statement fully and if there are still some procedures that you may not have implemented into your practice, it is our recommendation that you do so immediately.

CLICK HERE to download a PDF version of this statement.