It's probably not surprising that remote workers outperform office workers in several key areas. Studies have shown that people working remotely are more productive, better at collaborating, and more present than their office-bound counterparts.
Technology started allowing us to work remotely in the early 2000s. originally allowing people to connect to corporate networks from home to access email, file servers or other systems. A lot has changed, for the better.
Business continuity is important during these weird times. Enabling work-from-home (WFH) technologies for staff will be important. There are many offering free tools and solutions with extended free trials. But it is still important to evaluate your options, even if only temporary.