COVID-19

COVID-19 Strategy Update (3/18/2020)

Team, 

Thank you for your dedication to the people we serve. 

I am so appreciative of your creative and flexible planning for schedules, your reassuring and positive attitude, and your focus on the health and safety of everyone. 

This is a time that defines an organization, and I am not surprised by your willingness to give 150% to our mission. Your hard work to maintain programs and keep everyone safe and healthy is a testament to the character of an Easterseals employee. We are resilient and will, without a doubt, manage successfully through this challenge. People continue to depend on us, and we will continue to step up. If there is anything I can do to support you don't hesitate to ask, I am here to help. 

Please know that our task force and program leadership have been working to ensure that we have the tools in place we need to continue our critical work. These strategies will look different for each program; however, the overall goal is the same, to deliver the life-changing programs we always have.

Over the next few days, you will hear program-specific strategies related to your area of the organization.  In the meantime here are a few things to keep in mind:

We have been compiling your questions over the past few days and will be making them available on our website later today. For Staff FAQs visit: http://bit.ly/StaffFAQs 

As always, our commitment is to support you and our programs with as little disruption as possible. We will continue to monitor the situation and will update you frequently. I don't have all the answers, but I am confident that if we work together, we will get through this and be stronger for it. Please remember to take care of yourself, and if there is anything I can do to help you, please don't hesitate to contact me. In the meantime, if you have any questions, simply reply to this message. 

Sincerely,

Wendy Sullivan
Chief Executive Officer

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