A change to this document has been announced. The effect of this change is notably to (1) remove the requirement for employee masking in general workplaces, however, employees must be permitted to continue to voluntarily mask, (2) require employers to facilitate COVID-19 testing in certain circumstances, (3) provide that contact tracing requirements cease to apply to law enforcement personnel, personal care providers, and laboratories that work with human remains or human tissue from people known or suspected to have had COVID-19, and (4) remove all industry-specific COVID-19 control requirements, except those for emergency medical services which are "updated to reflect masking changes in non=patient care settings." The first effective date of the document that makes the change is March 18, 2022. More information about the change, including any additional effective dates, is available here.

Published : 7 Apr, 2022