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Posted on: May 26, 2020

Mille Lacs County Preparedness Plan

"Preparedness is Key" written on paper

Mille Lacs County is committed to providing a safe and healthy workplace for all workers. To ensure that, Mille Lacs County has developed the following Preparedness Plan in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The County Administrator, staff, and County Board are all responsible for implementing this plan. The goal is to mitigate the potential for transmission of COVID-19 in workplaces, and requires full cooperation among workers and the County Board. Only through this cooperative effort can Mille Lacs County establish and maintain the safety and health of workers and workplaces.

Mille Lacs County is serious about safety and health and keeping employees working at Mille Lacs County. Worker involvement is essential in developing and implementing a successful COVID-19 Preparedness Plan. This Preparedness Plan follows Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) guidelines and federal OSHA standards related to COVID-19 and addresses:

  • hygiene and respiratory etiquette;
  • engineering and administrative controls for social distancing;
  • housekeeping – cleaning, disinfecting and decontamination;
  • prompt identification and isolation of sick persons;
  • communications and training that will be provided to the board and staff; and
  • management and supervision necessary to ensure effective implementation of the plan.

View the complete COVID-19 Business Preparedness Plan (PDF).

Preparedness Plan (PDF)
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