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Reopening: Guidance for At-Home Service Providers

“At-home service providers, including residential tradespeople, have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Some have been deemed “essential” by state and federal governments and have continued to provide their services to residential customers. Other at-home service providers were viewed as “non-essential” and have been out of work during the shelter-in-place and stay-at-home orders. Many businesses have been forced to lay off or furlough key staff members, which may complicate a return to work as states start to relax shelter-in-place and stay-at-home restrictions. At-home services is represented across a multitude of sectors, including home-health care. However, the guidance discussed in this document does not address home-health care (for more information on home healthcare visit CDC’s
website).”