Old Republic continues to monitor developments related to coronavirus (COVID-19) and its impact on our employees, brokers, and customers, and will continue to take action in accordance with recommendations from the Center for Disease Control (CDC) and regional government agencies.
To ensure the health and safety of our employees, effective March 16 and until further notice, Old Republic Risk Management will begin to implement a strict work from home policy. Our Company’s actions are aimed at maintaining our day-to-day operations while supporting and serving all those involved in our various insurance operations. We are continually reviewing these actions, evaluating impacts, and communicating relevant updates with employees and stakeholders. It is essential that our actions match the risk, so we’re committed to providing solutions that allow us to pivot as the situation evolves, allowing us to meet the individual circumstances of each of our customers.
Our Brokers and Customers. The health and welfare of our brokers and customers is a top priority. For brokers and customers in areas experiencing a COVID-19 outbreak, please communicate with your Old Republic representative to discuss potential service solutions that may be available. Following through on our commitment to our brokers and customers is of paramount importance as we all carry-forward.
Our Vendors and Suppliers. We are maintaining communication with vendors and suppliers and continue monitoring their business continuity and disaster recovery planning, as well as availability for support at appropriate service levels.
Our Commitment. Old Republic’s strength has been to manage for the long run, adapting to the world in which we live. Our employees remain calm and committed, while working together with our brokers, customers, partners, vendors, suppliers, etc. We believe that, together, we can productively navigate through the challenges presented by COVID-19.