COVID Help Center & Resources

The pandemic continues to bring challenges for every business. OECS is there to help you put together a COVID-19 Plan that meets your state’s requirements.  We’ll help you navigate these challenging times, sharing best practices we’ve learned across hundreds of businesses that could improve your safety and productivity, and guiding you on how to handle the COVID-related impacts to your worker’s comp premiums. We’re here to help you protect the health and safety of your employees and business.

emergency temporary standard (ETS) on vaccination and testing

PLEASE NOTE: As updates are released, OECS will continue to provide the most current information possible.

On November 5, 2021, the Biden Administration released the COVID Vaccination and Testing ETS.  Click on the links below to see how it may impact your company.

CDC Guidelines

CDC guidelines state: “In general, people are considered fully vaccinated:

  • 2 weeks after their second dose in a 2-dose series, such as the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines, or
  • 2 weeks after a single-dose vaccine, such as Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen vaccine

Learn more here.


Please reach out (763-417-9599) if you have questions or need clarification on the ETS.

Videos and Webinars

OECS COVID-19 Action Plan for Business (6/25/2020)

OECS The Business Case for Safety Webinar (May 13, 2020)

COVID-19 Prevention and Response


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Contact OECS for timely and professional solutions to workplace safety questions, issues, hazards, or concerns. Our safety consultants are available 24/7 to ensure your safety needs are met.

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