As part of the federal government response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), on March 19, 2020 the U.S. Department of Homeland Security issued via memo its list of Essential Critical Infrastructure Workers.
Under memo guidance, the U.S. chemical industry is identified as ‘Essential Critical Infrastructure’, an industry sector critical to public health and safety, economic and national security and should continue normal operations, while following CDC workforce and customer protection guidance. Click the link above to see and read the letter of declaration.
Following the U.S. Department of Homeland Securities’ recent identification of the U.S. chemical industry as Essential Critical Infrastructure, many regions, state and local governments are following suit to deem those businesses and sectors that should remain operating during the on Coronavirus (COVID-19). Click here to follow the latest developments around the country.