Workers Cautiously Return To Jobs During COVID-19 Pandemic

Businesses Reopen With Coronavirus Precautions In Place To Protect Customers, Employees

Excited. Lucky. Cautious. Those are just a few of the ways people returning to work are feeling about the chance to get back into the office during a pandemic that has forced 14 percent of Wisconsinites out of a job.

Ben Barmore, 22, recently returned to work at Creative Learning Preschool and Child Care Center in Madison. The day care closed its doors in an attempt to slow the spread of COVID-19, but reopened on June 1.

"I was very excited to get back to work," Barmore said one morning as he walked to the day care. "Just because I feel with the right safety precautions in place, it’s the best thing for the kids to have that routine."

As a precaution, employees take their temperature daily and watch for other signs they might be infected with the coronavirus...

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