As businesses and individuals across the globe struggle to adapt to a new normal of remote work and social distancing due to the COVID-19 (a/k/a novel coronavirus) pandemic, they should also be aware of a number of U.S. data privacy and data security implications arising from these changes. In addition, businesses must be cognizant of data privacy limitations when collecting and considering sharing information about an individual’s COVID-19 symptoms or illness with third parties, including government agencies.

Our recent client alert will help answer these privacy questions businesses may have.