Should you or a family member be exposed to someone with COVID-19, suspected to have it, or if you become ill yourself with either COVID-19 or suspected COVID-19, you must:
See information about sick leave due to COVID-19.
You can be around others after:
* Loss of taste and smell may persist for weeks or months after recovery and need not delay the end of isolation
You should take your temperature before reporting to work each day. If your temperature exceeds 100.4°F, you should notify your supervisor that you are ill and remain home.
If you have a fever, you must stay home until you meet the three bullet points above.
With supervisor approval, employees may continue to work from home under the Flexible Work Arrangement Policy.
Self-quarantine is now required if you enter Ohio from a state with a high positive test rate for COVID-19.
You are required to wear face coverings in accordance with University guidelines.
Meetings: You are encouraged to use of virtual meeting platforms and limiting, whenever practical, the frequency of in-person meetings.
Elevators: The capacity for passenger and freight elevators has been reduced. The new temporary maximum capacity is posted on each elevator. Please be considerate and give priority to those with disabilities who cannot take the stairs or those making deliveries.
Be mindful of 6-foot physical distancing guidelines while:
You are encouraged to conduct daily disinfection of common areas and high-touch surfaces including your desk, keyboard and phone.
Each work day, departments should assign staff to disinfect high-touch office areas, including:
Drinking fountains will be disabled, but the no-touch water bottle fill stations are functional.
In break areas:
Employees who operate University vehicles should limit the number of occupants.
The University has provided disinfectant spray, face coverings (two per employee), Plexiglas barriers and gloves when appropriate. Hand sanitizer is available in common-use areas.
Now is the time to prepare your spring-semester orders for Personal Protective Equipment or PPE. Here’s what can be requested:
When requesting PPE, please provide:
Send departmental requests for the above items to Mark Beers, campus emergency management coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
All other cleaning supplies should be requested through Physical Facilities.