With the surge in COVID-19 cases due to the Omicron variant, businesses need to develop and update contingency plans to continue operations with expectations of up to one-third of staff potentially being off sick.

Here are templates for business continuity planning, how to address critical elements of your business to protect your cash flows and your workforce, and best practices for business operations during COVID-19.

          COVID-19: Operations management and planning | BDC.ca

Here is a checklist to get you started with business continuity plan:

         Checklist to create a business continuity plan

Additional resources:

          Operating During COVID-19 – B.C. Business COVID-19 Support Service | Small Business BC

          COVID19 Business Resources - British Columbia Economic Development Association (bceda.ca)

          Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Plan - Province of British Columbia (gov.bc.ca)

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