First and foremost, nothing is more important than the health and safety of our employees and customers. Suburban Laboratories remains open to serve you and we are taking the following actions to protect us all:

Pick-up and drop off samples

  • Our courier and field service remain open; however we ask that human interaction and social distancing be maintained

Remote work

  • Sales, managerial and most office/project management staff are working remotely

Practice staff partitioning

  • Staff hours are being staggered to minimize overall number of people in the facility
  • Communal lunch and breaks are to be avoided and no more the 5 people may be in one room at the same time

Restrict meetings and social gatherings

  • All business sponsored social gatherings are suspended
  • Video and voice conferencing shall replace face to face meetings
  • Employees should limit physical meetings with external parties

Cleaning and disinfection

  • Staff will clean between shifts and not permit cross-contact between incoming and outgoing shifts
  • Hand sanitizer, spray disinfectant and disinfectant wipes are available throughout the facility and in all vehicles
  • Sterile gloves are to be used whenever possible. Gloves are available throughout the facility

Travel is restricted

  • No regional travel without President approval (vehicle travel does count as travel)
  • Sales staff to cease face-to-face sales calls – calls to happen remotely
  • All employees to follow travel advisories from global and regional health authorities

All respiratory illness shall be reported immediately to management

  • Individuals who are feel sick or have a respiratory illness are required to stay home and seek medical attention if necessary
  • If an individual becomes sick while at work, the employee will be sent home and all areas the employee interacted will be disinfected following CDC guidance
  • Employees testing positive for COVID-19 or who have come in direct contact with someone testing positive are required to notify management immediately.