COVID-19, Returning to the Workplace – Maine

Below are key training items from the COVID-19 Prevention Checklist for Maine Employees


Social Distancing Guidelines

Monitor Your Health Daily

People with these symptoms may have COVID-19:

*This list does not include all possible symptoms. CDC will continue to update this list as we learn more about COVID-19.

Importance of not coming to work if ill

If you are sick with COVID-19 or think you might have COVID-19, follow the steps below to care for yourself and to help protect other people in your home and community.

When to seek emergency medical attention:

*This list is not all possible symptoms. Please call your medical provider for any other symptoms that are severe or concerning to you.

Call 911 or call ahead to your local emergency facility: Notify the operator that you are seeking care for someone who has or may have COVID-19.

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Things that are PPE;

Washing/Drying instructions for Masks

Masks are an additional step to help slow the spread of COVID-19 when combined with every day preventive actions and social distancing in public settings.

Masks should be washed after each use. It is important to always remove masks correctly and wash your hands after handling or touching a used mask.

How to clean

Washing machine

Washing by hand

Make sure to completely dry mask after washing.

How to dry


Air dry

Washing/Drying instructions for a uniform

Cleaning, Disinfecting, and Sanitizing



Soft surfaces: 

Electronics: For electronics, such as tablets, touch screens, keyboards, remote controls, and ATM machines


For clothing, towels, linens and other items

Cleaning and disinfecting your building or facility if someone is sick

Cleaning and disinfecting outdoor areas

When cleaning

 Always read and follow the directions on the label to ensure safe and effective use.

See CDC’s Hand Sanitizer Use Considerations for more information

Alternative disinfection methods

Additional considerations for employers