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With more surge of Covid-19 highly likely, companies should have a plan in place for dealing with whatever the Pandemic throws at them. Reducing restrictions as the situation allows, plan for another surge or outbreak now while cases are low, embrace remote and hybrid work, and communicate pandemic plans should be included.

The leaders of companies in the United States and many other parts of the world are breathing a sigh of relief as the Omicron BA.1 surge is in the past with higher community immunity, new effective treatments, and plentiful tests and vaccines. With the Omicron BA.2 strain and its descendants becoming dominant and immunity from infections waning, companies must be prepared for whatever the Pandemic throws at them next. The article outlines four actions leaders can take now to increase the safety of their employees and decrease business disruption in the event of a future community outbreak.