Remote Work Hasn't Prevented People From Getting Omicron

While remote work is obviously better for reducing exposure to COVID-19 than going to the office, the rapid increase in Omicron cases shows that remote work has little impact on reducing Omicron case counts. Anecdotally, several people I’ve worked with over the last two weeks have gotten it—all vaccinated and working from home.

Of the people that work from home, exposure outside of work is leading to infection. How should remote-first companies keep their workers safe when the risk comes from outside of work?

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