WASHINGTON, May 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the H1N1 Virus outbreak intensifying in the United States, there is significant potential for the virus to cause difficult business conditions.
To assist businesses prepare for disruption if the virus continues to spread, the Greater Washington Board of Trade is issuing guidelines, arranging updates, organizing conference call briefings and creating a website for resources.
The Board of Trade recommends the following considerations:
There is no one-size-fits-all solution for companies, firms and organizations as they prepare for the potential implications of a pandemic. The Greater Washington Board of Trade has developed these guidelines through its Emergency Preparedness Committee as a reference as organizations create their own customized plans. For a complete list of the guidelines, visit www.boardoftrade.org.
Greater Washington Board of Trade
The Greater Washington Board of Trade is the Greater Washington region's premier business network and the only local business association representing all industry sectors. Founded in 1889, the Board of Trade enjoys a long history of helping its members' businesses grow by providing content-rich programs, connecting business leaders and marketing Greater Washington's economic opportunities. As Greater Washington's regional business organization, the Board of Trade addresses business concerns that stretch across geographic boundaries, such as transportation, emergency preparedness, green as a competitive advantage and workforce issues. To learn more about the Greater Washington Board of Trade and its commitment to improving the region's business community, visit www.boardoftrade.org.
CONTACT: Liz Krinock of Greater Washington Board of Trade, +1-202-821-5095 (c), +1-202-857-5987 (o), LizKrinock@bot.org
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