Mount Sinai Selikoff Centers for Occupational Health

COVID-19 Return to Work Guide

As we transition to reopening the economy, employers, unions, and community-based organizations face many new health and safety challenges arising from SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19). The Mount Sinai Selikoff Centers for Occupational Health are leaders in workplace safety and aim to help organizations develop plans to mitigate risk for coronavirus exposure and set up programs to protect workers. Our team of occupational health physicians and health and safety professionals have developed the general guide below for diverse organization types and industries to assist with safe return to work. If you would like tailored support, connect with us at or 212-824-7118 to learn more.

We can support your organization with the following services:

  • One-on-one consultations to provide tailored guidance to meet your needs
  • Virtual site visits to evaluate workplace safety, layout, and flow
  • Medical evaluations: post-exposure assessment, quarantine and isolation guidance, return to work clearance, functional capacity assessment.
  • COVID-19 / SARS-CoV-2 testing coordination at various Mount Sinai practice locations
  • Ergonomics and injury prevention while working remotely
  • Medical clearance for respirator use
  • Education and training

* The COVID-19 Return to Work Guide and any associated information or materials, whether oral or written are not intended to provide medical, legal, or other professional advice. The Guide is for general information purposes only. Before finalizing a return to work plan, we recommend that you obtain advice from qualified professionals.

To the fullest extent allowed by law, the Icahn School of Medicine, including The Mount Sinai Selikoff Center for Occupational Health, and their affiliates within The Mount Sinai Health System (collectively, “Mount Sinai”), disclaim all representations as to the accuracy or completeness of this guide and has no duty to supplement the information in this guide.

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