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Re-opening Your Practice in the Midst of COVID-19

As state and local authorities permit your practice to reopen, it is imperative that you implement processes that ensure the safety and health of your employees and patients.   Our new checklist is provided in furtherance of our commitment to support you during this uncertain time. There is no one-size-fits-all solution, so we encourage you to adapt this tool to your individual practice needs.

COVID-19 Return to Work Checklist

Information about COVID-19 changes rapidly, and it is difficult to stay up to date. Please continue to refer to our COVID-19 Resource Center which has frequent updates about all aspects of practice during this pandemic, and contact us with questions or concerns as needed at 800-342-2239 or

About The Author

Shelly Weatherly is Vice President, Risk Education and Evaluation Services for SVMIC. Ms. Weatherly graduated from the University of Tennessee School of Law, is a member of the Nashville and Tennessee Bar Associations, and has been with SVMIC for 26 years. Prior to joining SVMIC, Ms. Weatherly served as Law Clerk on the Tennessee Court of Appeals for the Honorable William C. Koch, as well as on the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee under the Honorable Charles Neese. Ms. Weatherly leads SVMIC's Risk Education and Evaluation Services. Prior to 2015, she developed and administered the company's Risk Evaluation Services and earlier served as a Claims Attorney. She is a frequent speaker on risk management, liability assessment, and professional liability topics at medical professional association meetings, medical schools and residency programs, and industry seminars.

The contents of The Sentinel are intended for educational/informational purposes only and do not constitute legal advice. Policyholders are urged to consult with their personal attorney for legal advice, as specific legal requirements may vary from state to state and/or change over time.

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