Helpful Resources (English)
- The White House: 15 Days to Slow the Spread
- CDC: Watch for Symptoms
- CDC: Symptoms of Coronavirus/COVID-19
- CDC: What to Do if You Are Sick With Coronavirus (printer-friendly version)
- OSHA: Guidance on Preparing Workplaces for COVID-19
- Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center
- Ready.gov: Preparing for a Pandemic
- World Health Organization: Coronavirus Disease Outbreak
Delivery Concepts will resume essential production on a limited basis. Affected employees will be contacted by their supervisors.
Delivery Concepts is tentatively scheduled to resume production Monday, April 20. Please check back for updates as the date approaches.
March 24, 2020 — Elkhart, Indiana
In response to the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) emergency:
Yesterday, Indiana State Governor Eric Holcomb issued a mandatory order—effective Tuesday, March 24 at 11:59pm—for all residents to remain in their homes except for some permitted essential activities. The order is currently effective through Monday, April 6, with indications that it could be extended if the outbreak warrants it.
While Governor Holcomb’s order includes allowances for employees and employers whose businesses qualify as “essential,” per the list supplied on in.gov/coronavirus, the intent of the order is clear: for the health and safety of our communities, all those who can stay home are ordered to stay home.
It is in observance of Governor Holcomb’s order that Delivery Concepts suspends production at all facilities, effective Tuesday, March 24 at 11:59pm and ending Tuesday, April 7 at 11:59pm. All plants are currently set to reopen Wednesday, April 8. Any changes to this date will be formally announced. Some limited staff members may resume essential on-site work through Friday, March 27 at Plant 1 in Elkhart. Any such essential staff will be identified and notified by plant management.
All employees, whether able or unable to work from home, are expected to heed all government orders intended to slow the spread of coronavirus/COVID-19, in order to further limit risk to ourselves and others when production resumes.
Office employees who are able to work from home—including sales, engineering, administrative, and marketing staff—are expected to do so. Please direct questions regarding remote work to your immediate supervisor.
President & CEO | Delivery Concepts, Inc.
29301 County Road 20, Elkhart, IN 46517
A state of emergency has been declared in St. Joseph County. Starting at 2pm today (Thursday), only essential travel will be allowed.
Essential travel includes going to and from work. As such, Delivery Concepts remains OPEN at this time.
As instructed in yesterday’s update: If you are sick, stay home!
¡Si estás enfermo, quédate en casa!
Delivery Concepts is deeply committed to the health and safety of our employees, clients, and communities. Like you, we are actively navigating this unprecedented situation as it develops.
Simply put – if you are sick – stay home!
This will not be a paid time off. If you are well – we expect you to come to work and treat it as business as usual.
Help us all stay well by preventing the spread of germs:
- Avoid close contact – stay 6’ away from each other
- Wash your hands
- Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue
- If you feel sick or run a fever – stay home
Please check this status daily as we will update regularly. Additional information about coronavirus/COVID-19 available below for your convenience.
The information provided on this page is intended to aid and inform, and should not be used to positively or negatively diagnose potential coronavirus cases. If you suspect you may have contracted or been exposed to coronavirus/COVID-19, seek professional medical attention.
Any further mandates issued by national, state, county, city or town officials take precedent over any statements herein. In the case of any contradictions between these contents and any government mandates or state-of-emergency declarations, such mandates or declarations must be honored.
Symptoms of Coronavirus
(Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention — https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/symptoms-testing/symptoms.html)
- Shortness of breath
To determine if your symptoms align with those of coronavirus, please review these articles that differentiate coronavirus from the flu, allergies, and sinus infections:
- What’s the difference between a cold, the flu, and coronavirus?
- Symptoms of Coronavirus vs. Flu and Allergies
Preventing the Spread of Coronavirus
- Wash hands regularly, for at least 20 seconds
- Use hand sanitizer when you can’t use soap and water
- Avoid touching your face – particularly your mouth, nose, and eyes
- Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw your tissue away in the trash
- Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces
The Center for Disease Control and government officials are calling for nationwide social distancing to slow the spread of coronavirus and the resulting disease, COVID-19. Slowing the spread of the virus, or “flattening the curve” so that health and medical professionals are not overwhelmed by a sudden influx of patients, exceeding the capacity of facilities and staff.
But what does “social distancing” really mean?
- Maintain a 6-foot distance between yourself and others
- Avoid gatherings of more than 10 people
- Avoid contact with those who may be sick
- Stay home when you are sick, except to get medical care (see more info on sick time below)
What happens if I get sick?
If you begin to exhibit symptoms of coronavirus or have reason to believe you have been exposed to the coronavirus, the CDC encourages you to self quarantine and seek testing.
All employees who may miss work because of illness must inform management and/or HR personnel of their absence per normal company guidelines in order to avoid any instances of no call, no show.
Absences of employees whose symptoms are not consistent with coronavirus/COVID-19 will be treated according to company policy, with the employee choosing to submit for paid time off (from their accrued PTO balance) or taking the time unpaid.
Absences of any employees whose symptoms are consistent with coronavirus will be assessed as they occur.