Coronavirus COVID-19 Response Center

The coronavirus COVID-19 situation is evolving quickly, and Burnham’s primary focus is on the health and wellness of our clients, our people and our communities. Burnham is dedicated to being a calm, clear and educated resource to take care of our clients and their employees throughout this unprecedented event.

We have developed this COVID-19 Response Center to provide the most up-to-the-minute information that impacts you and your employees so you can focus on your business and have peace of mind knowing we fully support you.

It is our responsibility as proactive corporate advocates to demonstrate calmness, confidence and courage during this time. Burnham is committed to being transparent and fully available to you as we navigate this together and to help protect your employees and business.

Please contact your Burnham Consultant if you have any specific questions or would like to have a personalized conversation. You can also email our Burnham COVID-19 Response Team at

Latest Key Updates

Employer Information & Resources

Action Step for When Employee Tests Positive for COVID-19
Health plan coverage for coronavirus testing

Government Legislative Updates: Federal, State & Local

Certain Benefit Timeframes Extended Due to COVID-19
President signs $2.2 trillion Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act into law
Health Plan Coverage for COVID-19 Testing
Events as they happen: World Health Organization (WHO)
Official U.S. Government Responses
U.S. Department of State Travel Advisories
Individual State Health Department Responses
Coronavirus Relief Bill Temporarily Expanding FMLA and Extending Paid Sick Leave
Treasury, IRS & Labor plans for paid leave and tax credit

Employee Facing Resources

Health Carrier Responses

HR Resources & Online Health

Life & Disability Carrier Responses

Public Sector

Property & Casualty

Mental & Financial Wellness