MCM Legal Group COVID-19 Response
MCM Legal Group remains open. Please read to see what safety measures you can take and what we are doing to help company operations, personnel, clients, partners and service providers.
MCM Legal Group, LLC - March 16, 2020
Release: COVID-19 Response
As our country faces more impending school and government closures, MCM Legal Group, LLC continues to closely monitor the latest news about the Coronavirus and assess the impact of the pandemic on company operations, personnel, clients, partners, and service providers. We have adopted a Pandemic Response and Continuity Plan to ensure our company handles the pandemic illness outbreak safely, effectively, and efficiently.
At MCM Legal Group, we consider health and well-being our number one concern. Maintaining a safe and healthy workplace is always a top priority for all. Please be assured that, as we continue to monitor the situation, we are also taking additional precautions to protect the health of individuals, prevent the spread of the virus, and consequently, ensure uninterrupted delivery of our services.
Among our operational precautionary measures includes hand sanitizer available in all shared spaces, extra disinfecting supplies for both in-office staff and for mobile attorneys, and strictly enforcing any employees and/or clients who feel ill to stay home.
Should you be unable or unwilling to physically visit our law firm, we are able to make alternate arrangements and either schedule mobile attorneys or utilize our information technology platforms and telecommuting systems. Please call our office at 866-931-8793 or email us at info@MCMLegalGroup.com for more information about your options.
Below is information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website (CDC) updated as of March 14, 2020:
Older adults and people who have severe underlying chronic medical conditions like heart or lung disease or diabetes seem to be at higher risk for developing more serious complications from COVID-19 illness. Please consult with your health care provider about additional steps you may be able to take to protect yourself.
KNOW HOW IT SPREADS
There is currently no vaccine to prevent coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).The best way to prevent illness is to avoid being exposed to this virus. The virus is thought to spread mainly from person-to-person. Between people who are in close contact with one another (within about 6 feet).Through respiratory droplets produced when an infected person coughs or sneezes. These droplets can land in the mouths or noses of people who are nearby or possibly be inhaled into the lungs.
TAKE STEPS TO PROTECT YOURSELF
Clean your hands often
Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds especially after you have been in a public place, or after blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing.If soap and water are not readily available, use a hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol. Cover all surfaces of your hands and rub them together until they feel dry.Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
AVOID CLOSE CONTACT
Avoid close contact with people who are sickPut distance between yourself and other people if COVID-19 is spreading in your community. This is especially important for people who are at higher risk of getting very sick.
TAKE STEPS TO PROTECT OTHERS
Stay home if you’re sick
Stay home if you are sick, except to get medical care. Learn what to do if you are sick.
COVER COUGHS AND SNEEZES
Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue when you cough or sneeze or use the inside of your elbow.Throw used tissues in the trash.Immediately wash your hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If soap and water are not readily available, clean your hands with a hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol.
WEAR A FACEMASK IF YOU ARE SICK
If you are sick: You should wear a facemask when you are around other people (e.g., sharing a room or vehicle) and before you enter a healthcare provider’s office. If you are not able to wear a facemask (for example, because it causes trouble breathing), then you should do your best to cover your coughs and sneezes, and people who are caring for you should wear a facemask if they enter your room. Learn what to do if you are sick.
If you are NOT sick: You do not need to wear a facemask unless you are caring for someone who is sick (and they are not able to wear a facemask). facemasks may be in short supply and they should be saved for caregivers.
CLEAN AND DISINFECT
Clean AND disinfect frequently touched surfaces daily. This includes tables, doorknobs, light switches, countertops, handles, desks, phones, keyboards, toilets, faucets, and sinks.If surfaces are dirty, clean them: Use detergent or soap and water prior to disinfection.
The most common EPA-registered household disinfectants will work. Use disinfectants appropriate for the surface.
Diluting your household bleach.
To make a bleach solution, mix:
5 tablespoons (1/3rd cup) bleach per gallon of waterOR4 teaspoons bleach per quart of water
Follow manufacturer’s instructions for application and proper ventilation. Check to ensure the product is not past its expiration date. Never mix household bleach with ammonia or any other cleanser. Unexpired household bleach will be effective against coronaviruses when properly diluted.
Alcohol solutions. Ensure solution has at least 70% alcohol.
Other common EPA-registered household disinfectants.Products with EPA-approved emerging viral pathogens claims are expected to be effective against COVID-19 based on data for harder to kill viruses. Follow the manufacturer’s instructions for all cleaning and disinfection products (e.g., concentration, application method and contact time, etc.).