I’m offering paid time off to my employees and workers for vaccine appointments, as well as time off to recover from possible side effects.
I’ve made it easier for my employees and workers to get vaccinated by offering a transportation voucher, a meal stipend, child care, or other small incentive.
I’ve encouraged my employees and workers to check out Vaccines.gov to help find a vaccine appointment.
I’ve offered internet access and/or language support services to help my employees and workers schedule their vaccine appointments.
I’ve dedicated time at a staff meeting to lead a conversation about the safety and importance of vaccinations and answer questions.
I’ve reached out to workers who’ve been disproportionately impacted by COVID-19 or who may have unique concerns or need extra help accessing vaccines.
I’ve encouraged my employees and workers to visit GetVaccineAnswers.org and talk to their healthcare provider if they have additional questions.
Bonus Steps: For small businesses that want to do more…
I’ve offered to help individual employees identify and schedule vaccine appointments. One action might be to set aside a staff meeting to offer your assistance and get individuals scheduled.
I’ve contacted my local health department and offered to support vaccination efforts in my community by donating food, space, supplies, employees as volunteers, etc.
I’m helping educate my customers about the importance of vaccinations by posting fact-based information about vaccines at my place of business, sharing on social media or offering discounts to vaccinated customers, etc.
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