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Client Alert: Action Plan for Government Contractors: An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure: Be Prepared for Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The headlines on coronavirus (COVID-19) continue to escalate.  The World Health Organization now categorizes the outbreak as a “pandemic.”  The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) recently circulated new, additional guidance for federal workers.  This guidance intends to ward off criticism that the government had not yet signaled that federal employees and their contractors should not be asked to choose between financial obligations and public health.