The LHSFNA’s COVID-19 Resources

The LHSFNA is monitoring all aspects of this pandemic and its potential impact on LIUNA District Councils, Local Unions, health and welfare funds, signatory contractors, members and their families. These materials and recommendations are being updated as the situation evolves. For alerts on when new documents are posted or current documents are updated, join our mailing list.

General COVID-19 and Vaccine Information

These documents include fact sheets on COVID-19 and COVID-19 vaccines as well as guidance to help LIUNA signatory contractors and affiliates promote vaccination, overcome vaccine hesitancy and even host vaccination clinics.

Coronavirus & COVID-19 Download

COVID-19 Vaccines: Key Facts & Benefits [UPDATED 11/29/21] Download

Promoting COVID-19 Vaccination at Your Workplace Download

COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics Download

Hosting a Health Fair During the COVID-19 Pandemic Download

On-the-Job Practices and Protocols

These guidance documents and toolbox talks can help LIUNA signatory employers and affiliates implement policies and procedures to limit the spread of COVID-19 and protect workers on the job.

Responding to COVID-19 in Construction Download

COVID-19 Screenings and Assessments Download

COVID-19 Guidance for Office Settings Download

COVID-19: Symptoms and Risk Reduction Toolbox Talk Download in English or Spanish

Handwashing During COVID-19 Toolbox Talk Download in English or Spanish

Cloth Face Coverings Toolbox Talk Download in English or Spanish

Hand Sanitizing Stations: Materials and Directions for Construction Download

Mental, Behavioral Health & Financial Supports/Resources

The COVID-19 pandemic has also had many impacts on workers’ overall well-being, including their mental health and financial health. These documents explain those impacts in more detail and provide resources to help support workers.

Recommended Actions for COVID-19 High-Risk Groups [UPDATED 9/29/21] Download

Financial Resources for COVID-19 Download

How Employers Can Support Worker Well-Being During the COVID-19 Pandemic Download

Behavioral Health Resources for COVID-19 Download

Adapting How We Grieve During a Pandemic Download

COVID-19’s Impact on Health and Welfare Plan Benefits Download

Videos

The Importance of Wearing a Mask (December, 2020)

Important Information About COVID-19 Vaccines (February, 2021)

COVID-19 Vaccine Q&A #1 (February, 2021)

COVID-19 Vaccine Q&A #2: Talking to Friends and Family (February, 2021)

COVID-19 Vaccine Q&A #3: Vaccine Priority (February, 2021)

A Message from Dr. Wig and the LHSFNA on COVID-19 Vaccines (March, 2021)

Lifelines Articles

The Fund has written more than 50 articles covering the COVID-19 pandemic. A selection of those article is shown here. For the full list of articles, click the link below.

What Do Vaccine Mandates Mean for the Construction Industry – October 2021

How to Combat COVID-19 Misinformation – September 2021

Delta Variant and Vaccine Hesitancy Create Deadly Combination – August 2021

With No COVID-19 ETS in Construction, OSHA Updates Employer Guidance – July 2021

What You Need to Know About COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates and Incentives – July 2021

LIUNA Affiliates Are Stepping Up to Get the COVID-19 Vaccine to Members – May 2021

Tips for Tough Conversations with Family and Friends Hesitant to Get Vaccinated – May 2021

What to Expect When Getting a COVID-19 Vaccine – March 2021

How Employers Can Support COVID-19 Vaccination Efforts – February 2021

What Makes a Strong COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard? – December 2020

Click here for an expanded list of the Fund’s Lifelines articles covering COVID-19.

What Do Vaccine Mandates Mean for the Construction Industry – October 2021

Answering Your Questions on the Flu Shot and COVID-19 – October 2021

Ventilation Best Practices to Help Stop COVID-19 – October 2021

Safely Resuming Dental Care During the COVID-19 Pandemic – October 2021

How to Combat COVID-19 Misinformation – September 2021

How Construction Contractors Plan to Approach COVID-19 This Fall – September 2021

Delta Variant and Vaccine Hesitancy Create Deadly Combination – August 2021

With No COVID-19 ETS in Construction, OSHA Updates Employer Guidance – July 2021

Breaking Down the COVID-19 Healthcare Emergency Temporary Standard – July 2021

What You Need to Know About COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates and Incentives – July 2021

The Masks Are Coming Off. Now What? – June 2021

Tips for Traveling Safely This Summer – June 2021

LIUNA Affiliates Are Stepping Up to Get the COVID-19 Vaccine to Members – May 2021

Tips for Tough Conversations with Family and Friends Hesistant to Get Vaccinated – May 2021

Preparing for the Stress of Returning to Normal – May 2021

Looking at Studies on Construction Laborers’ Risk During the Pandemic – May 2021

OSHA Begins COVID-19 National Emphasis Program – April 2021

Answering Your Questions About the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine – April 2021

What to Expect When Getting a COVID-19 Vaccine – March 2021

Answering More of Your Questions About COVID-19 and COVID-19 Vaccines – March 2021

Racial Health Disparities Continuing into COVID-19 Vaccination Rollout – March 2021

Answering Your Questions About the COVID-19 Vaccines – February 2021

How Employers Can Support COVID-19 Vaccination Efforts – February 2021

Where We Stand with COVID-19 Entering 2021 – January 2021

The Root Cause of COVID-19 Outbreaks in Construction – January 2021

COVID-19 Risk Differs Widely Across Racial and Ethnic Lines – January 2021

COVID-19 Deaths Lower in Unionized Nursing Homes – December 2020

Holiday Gatherings During COVID-19 – December 2020

What Makes a Strong COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard? – December 2020

Months Late, OSHA Finally Gets Moving on COVID-19 Citations – November 2020

We’ve Been Forced to View the CDC in a New Light – November 2020

COVID-19 Is One More Reason to Quit Smoking – November 2020

COVID-19 Makes for an Uncertain Flu Season – October 2020

Best Practices for Carpooling During the Pandemic – October 2020

Increasing Opioid Overdoses an Unfortunate Side Effect of the Pandemic – October 2020

Retaliation Concerns on the Rise During the Pandemic – September 2020

The Potential Long-Term Health Effects of COVID-19 – September 2020

LHSFNA Plays Critical Role in First-in-Nation COVID-19 Standard – August 2020

Wearing a Face Mask Isn’t Too Big a Sacrifice – August 2020

Are Construction Workers at Higher Risk for COVID-19 Complications? – August 2020

COVID-19’s Disproportionate Impact Across Racial Lines – July 2020

Avoiding Heat Illness Risk Due to Facial Coverings – July 2020

Assessing COVID-19 Risks When There’s No Clear Answer – July 2020

The Battle for an Emergency Temporary Standard to Address COVID-19 – July 2020

COVID-19 Contact Tracing Explained: Roles for Employers and Workers – June 2020

Practicing COVID-19 (and Sun) Safety in the Water This Summer – June 2020

The Potential Impact of COVID-19 on Suicide Rates – June 2020

How to Exercise Outdoors Safely During the COVID-19 Era – June 2020

Message from the Co-Chairmen: Looking for a Path Forward in Uncertain Times – May 2020

How Effective Are Masks and Other Facial Coverings at Stopping Coronavirus? – May 2020

Why We’re Using Physical Distancing to Fight COVID-19 – May 2020

Tips to Protect You and Your Family Financially from the Impact of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) – May 2020

What Construction Contractors Should Know About Federal OSHA and COVID-19 – May 2020

New Stressors Call for New Stress Management Techniques – May 2020

Teletherapy Is a Mental Health Game Changer – May 2020

Breaking the Chain of Infection – May 2020

Coronavirus and Its Impact on Our Mental Health – April 2020 – Download a PDF 

How to Speak Coronavirus: Know Your Terminology – April 2020 – Download a PDF

Maintaining Sobriety During Social Distancing – April 2020 – Download a PDF

Facing Our New Reality as the Novel Coronavirus Spreads – April 2020 – Download a PDF

COVID-19: Planning for Today and for Tomorrow – April 2020 – Download a PDF

What You Need to Know About Coronavirus (COVID-19) – March 2020

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Handwashing 101

COVID-19 Protection: N95s vs. Surgical Masks and Paper Masks

Help Flatten the Curve

Comparing COVID-19 Symptoms to Flu, Cold and Allergies

What Is Social Distancing?

How to Put on Personal Protective Equipment

Donning Doffing PPE Construction

COVID-19 Myths vs. Facts

 

Carpooling Best Practices

Facial Coverings in Children

Know Your COVID-19 Vaccine Facts