Disney/Cinespace COVID-19 Update

March 10, 2020

 

 

Hello Again 769 Colleagues:

Below is the latest information/updates relative to this  situation. The Disney contact is listed at the bottom as well:

"Cast and Crew,

We have been notified by the Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) that a crew member at one of our productions which has since wrapped at Cinespace has tested positive for COVID-19 and is receiving treatment. The crew member is currently quarantined at a temporary residence in Chicago and the CDPH is working closely with us to identify and contact all individuals who came in direct contact with the crew member.

Your safety and well-being is paramount to us. If you are experiencing any of the following symptoms please alert your supervisor that you will not be coming to work and contact your medical provider:

·fever

·cough

·difficulty breathing

As a reminder below are preventative means health officials are recommending people regularly use to care for themselves:

·       Avoid close contact with people who are sick.

·       Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.

·       Stay home when you are sick.

·       Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.

·       Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces using a regular household cleaning spray or wipe.

New details and recommendations are emerging daily, you can monitor the resources below for up-to-date information.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) (https://www.cdc.gov/)

World Health Organization (WHO) (https://www.who.int/)

US Department of State Travel Advisories (https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/traveladvisories/traveladvisories.html/)

Should you personally have any further questions, please reach out to Craig Davidson in Disney Human Resources at craig.r.davidson@disney.com.

Thank you.

Craig Hunegs

President, Disney Television Studios"

Thank You!
Fraternally,
Thomas Pusateri (He/Him/His)
Business Agent
IATSE TWU Local 769
4648 North Kenmore
Chicago, Illinois 60640
(847) 732-6326