COVID-19 Employer Resources

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Please note – information on this page is for informational purposes and should not be regarded as legal counsel.  Samples, services and products have not been endorsed or vetted by EA .  Every organization has unique circumstances and use parameters and should vet for their own use and consult legal counsel as warranted.

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Workplace COVID Testing Must Be ‘Business Necessity’, EEOC Says

New Laws Roll Back COVID-19 Protections for Michigan Businesses, Employers and Workers according to Warner Norcross and Judd

Michigan Rolls Back It’s COVID-19 Employment Rights Act according to Miller Johnson

OSHA Announces it Will Withdraw Vaccination/Testing ETS

New Guidance on Health Care Plan and OTC COVID Tests for Personal Use Not Employment

Read more from Warner Norcross & Judd

The CDC Has reduced it’s guidelines for isolation/quarantine click below for more detail:

These guidelines are directly tied to Public Act 238 that was amended by Public Act (PA) 339 that is the MI Law governing how we handle COVID isolation/quarantine. Click here for more detail on PA 238/339.

Testing Sites

Most of the companies reported that on average 50% of the workforce is vaccinated.  We believe testing at the workplace will be most effective.  However, here are a list of testing sites by County:


  • Christ Temple Church
  • Muskegon Family Care
  • Rite Aid Pharmacy
  • CVS Pharmacy
  • Lakes Campus Urgent Care


  • Family Healthcare White Cloud
  • Rite Aid Pharmacy
  • Spectrum Health Gerber Memorial
  • Hope Primary Care of Big Rapids


  • Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital
  • Walgreens
  • Family Healthcare Baldwin
  • Hometown Pharmacy


  • Northwest Michigan Health Services Shelby
  • Oceana Pharmacy


  • Coopersville Methodist Church
  • Family Fare Pharmacy
  • North Ottawa Community Health System
  • Walgreens
  • Hometown Pharmacy Ravenna

Current Rules Guiding Employer Response to COVID Issues:

MI COVID-19 Employment Rights Act (ERA) that amended PA 238 with rules regarding employees that test positive, have symptoms or have bee exposed to COVID

Click here to see ERA (Senate Bill 1258) – Changes to PA 238
Click here to watch Miller Johnson’s Webinar on COVID 19 Employment Rights Act

Current MDHHS Orders

OSHA ETS Rule main page


The following is protocol for essential employers to register their company so that their employees may receive vaccination:

The vaccination clinic at Shape is now public and any interested individual may schedule at the link below. Employers are encouraged to share with employees.

Individuals who believe they personally apply because

Other resources:

Workplace Preparedness Plans

Workplace Preparedness – Reminder to update your your plan with information on vaccination

MIOSHA Samples

Sample tools and plans from members:

Please note – information on this page and particularly in this section has been shared by others; it has not been endorsed or vetted by EA for use.  This is for informational purposes and should not be regarded as legal counsel.  Every organization has unique circumstances and use parameters and should vet for their own use and  and consult with legal counsel when warranted.

Some have begun using an a symptom checker app from the State of Michigan – click here

Suggested brands for temperature screening;

  • TRC from 5/8 call uses the following Thermometers IR Thermometer and iHealth PT3,
  • Jumper Thermal Scanner -recommended many sources on internet.