General Industry


COVID-19 Screening Tool  online COVID-19 screening tool for use on any smart device or computer. Developed by Apple with CDC.

Directory of Local Health Departments  search tool for finding health departments in your area provided by National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO).

PPE/Face Masks

CDC Guidance on Masks  recommendations for when masks should be worn by unvaccinated and fully vaccinated people from the CDC.

Masks  guidance on how masks help, mask wearing exceptions, and how to wear and choose a mask from the State of California.

List of Vendors who Report Available Supplies of N95 Disposable Respirators  list of vendors with NIOSH-certified N95s from Cal/OSHA.

N95 Respirators and Surgical Masks (Face Masks)  recommendations on face coverings for public and healthcare providers by the FDA.

Enforcement Guidance for Respiratory Protection and the N95 Shortage Due to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Pandemic  guidance on enforcing the Respiratory Protection standard with regard to supply shortages of respirators.

National Personal Protective Technology Laboratory (NPPTL)  resources and infographics on respirator use and differences between types of respirators. Provided by CDC.

Preparing the workplace

Back to Work Safely  expert, industry-specific guidance for businesses and consumers from American Industrial Hygiene Association.

Cal/OSHA and Statewide Industry Guidance on COVID-19 resources, guidance and local information for a safer economy from Cal/OSHA.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Response Resources from ASHRAE and Others resources for reopening, buildings, filtration/disinfection and transportation from American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE).

COVID-19 Employer Playbook book on how to open safely and respond to a case of COVID-19 in the workplace using enforcement, compliance and worker education by CDPH.

Protecting Workers: Guidance on Mitigating and Preventing the Spread of COVID-19 in the Workplace — guidance from OSHA to prevent exposure and illness to unvaccinated or otherwise at-risk employees.

Index of DIR COVID-19 Information resources on workplace safety requirements, paid sick leave, workers' compensation and other labor laws by CA Department of Industrial Relations.


California Coronavirus (COVID-19) Response  data, advice, updates on CA State actions, services and news provided by California For All and CDPH.

Interim guidance for Ventilation, Filtration, and Air Quality in Indoor Environments  guidance from CDPH on how to promote better ventilation, filtration, and air quality in indoor environments.

Cal/OSHA COVID-19 Guidance and Resources — resources including multi-language posters from Cal/OSHA.

Cal/OSHA Publications  workplace safety educational materials and resources from Cal/OSHA.

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) advice for the public: Myth Busters  22 myths debunked, with shareable graphics provided by World Health Organization (WHO).

COVID-19  alerts, advice on prevention, information on testing and vaccinations, as well as California’s reopening from California Department of Public Health (CDPH).

How to Protect Yourself & Others article on COVID-19 prevention including links to Handwashing: Clean Hands Save Lives, Cover Your Cough Poster, Cleaning and Disinfecting Your Facility and Cleaning and Disinfecting Your Facility Handout from the CDC.

OSHA Publications: COVID-19, Novel Coronavirus  multi-language posters and white papers from Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).

Protecting Yourself from COVID-19 in the Workplace: Safety and Health Awareness for Workers  75-page COVID-19 response training tool from National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences.

Sequence for Putting on Personal Protective Equipment — infographic from CDC.

Symptoms of Coronavirus symptoms, care and differences between COVID-19 and the flu from the CDC.


COVID-19 Prevention Emergency Temporary Standards: Fact Sheets, Model Written Program, and Other Resources — Cal/OSHA regulations that apply to all CA employers not covered by the ATD Standard and are operating during COVID-19.

Proposed Revisions to the COVID-19 Prevention Emergency Temporary Standard Frequently Asked Questions — Cal/OSHA provides answers to what requirements will change due to the ETS revision.

California Code of Regulations, Title 8, Section 5199. Aerosol Transmissible Diseases — Cal/OSHA regulations that apply to health care facilities, services, or operations to prevent aerosol disease transmission.

Responding to workplace COVID-19 cases

Case Investigation and Contact Tracing in Non-Healthcare Workplaces: Information for Employers what employers should know about COVID-19 case investigation and contact tracing from the CDC.

Discontinuation of Isolation for Persons with COVID-19 Not in Healthcare Settings guidance on how long persons with COVID-19 who have symptoms and were directed to care for themselves at home should continue isolation from the CDC.

Employer Guidance on AB 685: Definitions information on the new California law that requires employers to notify employees who may have been exposed to COVID-19 and to report workplace outbreaks of COVID-19 to their local health department from CDPH.

Employer Questions about AB 685, California’s New COVID-19 Law employer requirements regarding communications, reporting and deadlines in AB 685 from CDPH.

Recording and Reporting Requirements for COVID-19 Cases FAQs from Cal/OSHA.

Responding to COVID-19 in the Workplace for Employers a checklist intended for use by employers identifying cases of COVID-19 in their workplace from CDPH and Cal/OSHA.

Side by Side Comparison of COVID-19 Paid Leave snapshot of paid leave laws that may cover California workers affected by COVID-19 from CA Department of Industrial Relations.

Workers’ Compensation Presumption (SB 1159) FAQs information and product tool on COVID-19 work-related illness disputes from CA Division of Workers’ Compensation.


About List N: Disinfectants for Coronavirus (COVID-19) — information on disinfectants that meet EPA’s criteria for use against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. Provided by EPA.

6 Steps for Safe & Effective Disinfectant Use — how to use approved COVID-19 disinfectant products correctly. Provided by EPA.

California employer and employee resources

Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19)  COVID-19 benefit information for workers and employers from the California Employment Development Department.

DFEH Employment Information on COVID-19  five-page white paper PDF on employer and employee rights regarding preventing and taking action against COVID-19. Provided by California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH).

How to be a Fair Employer during the Coronavirus Crisis – CA Toolkit  recommendations and legal obligations regarding supporting and protecting your employees from Hand in Hand: the Domestic Employers Network.

What You Should Know About the ADA, the Rehabilitation Act and the Coronavirus  guidance on abiding disabled persons’ rights while also following CDC guidelines on COVID-19 prevention. Provided by Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.




COVID-19 Infection Prevention for Agricultural Employers and Employees  three-page white paper from Cal OSHA.



Construction Work & COVID-19: How to Safely Reopen and Protect Your Crew  construction employers can protect themselves and their workers during COVID-19 with these guidelines by the American Industrial Hygienists Association (AHIA).

Coronavirus (COVID-19)  safety, health and environmental resources, news, advice and webinars by Associated General Contractors of America.

COVID-19 Infection Prevention in Construction  five-page Safety and Health Guidance white paper PDF from Cal/OSHA.

COVID-19 Resources exposure control planning tool, construction clearinghouse, standards and innovative practices on job sites from The Center for Construction Research and Training (CPWR).


Return to Work Criteria for Healthcare Personnel with SARS-CoV-2 Infection (Interim Guidance)  practices and restrictions regarding healthcare workers as they return to work. Provided by the CDC.

The California Workplace Guide to Aerosol Transmissible Diseases   publication from Cal/OSHA to assist employers covered by the Aerosol Transmissible Diseases standard, title 8, section 5199.


COVID-19 Update Hub  information including cabin cleaning and disinfecting procedures provided by the American Trucking Associations.