"The small business community is looking to our industry to provide leadership to ensure there is immediate assistance available during future pandemics," said Bob Rusbuldt, Big "I" president & CEO. (Photo: Shutterstock)

Without a doubt, no other disaster in the modern age has impacted businesses the way the COVID-19 crisis has in just a matter of weeks. And the prospect of facing another pandemic in the future is a terrifying one.

Want to continue reading?
Become a Free PropertyCasualty360 Digital Reader

  • All PropertyCasualty360.com news coverage, best practices, and in-depth analysis.
  • Educational webcasts, resources from industry leaders, and informative newsletters.
  • Other award-winning websites including BenefitsPRO.com and ThinkAdvisor.com.
Heather A. Turner

Heather A. Turner is the managing editor of ALM's NU Property & Casualty Group. She can be reached at [email protected].