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Geisinger providing best practices, signage and guidance for employers

DANVILLE, Pa. – As businesses prepare to reopen across Pennsylvania, Geisinger is providing tools, information and guides to help employers keep their staff and patrons safe and healthy.

This online resources center is available at go.geisinger.org/businessresources and includes frequently asked questions, best practices, guidance for screening employees, signage kits promoting handwashing and social distancing at the workplace, and more. Virtual consultations are also available upon request.

“As a healthcare partner in the community, Geisinger is lending expertise and best practices in care delivery to our local businesses as they carefully return to in-person operations,” said Allison Hess, vice president of health at the Geisinger Steele Institute for Health Innovation. “By taking the proper precautions and following guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and state Department of Health, employers can minimize potential exposure in the workplace as we navigate the coronavirus pandemic together.”

Additionally, Geisinger Health Plan (GHP) is offering new virtual and telephonic services to members. These include health coaching, population health programs, behavioral health services and online health resources.

Wellness specialists are partnering with employers to support their particular needs and offer virtual classes and educational activities, stress reduction guidance, motivational challenges and other engaging programs.

For more information about these programs, visit go.geisinger.org/businessresources or call 855-279-1623.

About Geisinger
Geisinger is committed to making better health easier for the more than 1 million people it serves. Founded more than 100 years ago by Abigail Geisinger, the system now includes nine hospital campuses, a health plan with more than half a million members, two research centers and the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine. With nearly 24,000 employees and more than 1,600 employed physicians, Geisinger boosts its hometown economies in Pennsylvania by billions of dollars annually. Learn more at www.geisinger.org, or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.

For media inquiries:

Mark Gilger
Geisinger Health Plan

570-214-9026
mcgilger@thehealthplan.com