If you get sick with or exposed to the virus
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:
- report off work by notifying your supervisor,
- remain home for the number of days designated by the contract tracer, and
- notify Michelle Smith in Human Resources at firstname.lastname@example.org.
See information about sick leave due to COVID-19.
You can be around others after:
- 10 days since symptoms first appeared and
- 24 hours with no fever without the use of fever-reducing medications and
- Other symptoms of COVID-19 are improving *
* Loss of taste and smell may persist for weeks or months after recovery and need not delay the end of isolation
If you have a fever
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.
Flexible work arrangements
Employees will return to campus July 6. See details in this message from President Miller. A flexible work arrangement policy will be announced the week of June 7 and posted to the HR site.
Limitations on travel are in place.
People who are unvaccinated are required to wear face coverings in accordance with University guidelines.
Personal protective equipment or PPE
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.
Personal Protective Equipment or PPE is available:
- Cloth masks. Two were provided to each employee at the beginning of the fall semester. We have a supply for available for employees who did not receive a mask in the fall.
- Disposable masks.
- Hand sanitizer in one-liter bottles.
- Canister of D2 Alpet Disinfectant wipes.
- Disposable face shields.
- Reusable face shields.
- Food-grade plastic gloves used for cleaning.
- Nitrile gloves in SM, MED, LG, and XL (used for labs and when interacting with people not for cleaning). Note: Gloves are in high demand and are still on backorder.
- Vinyl gloves in MED, LG and XL.
When requesting PPE, please provide:
- How much of each PPE is needed?
- When do the items need to be delivered?
- Where should the items be delivered?
Send departmental requests for the above items to Mark Beers, campus emergency management coordinator, at email@example.com.
Other cleaning supplies should be requested through Physical Facilities.