COVID-19 Policies Update (Return to Work)

June 1, 2020

The CDC Guidelines for returning to work have been updated. See Covid19 Documents for full policy.

Below are the changes:

  • If you tested positive for COVID-19, exclude from work until:
    1. – Your fever is less than 99.9 F without the use of fever-reducing medications and
    2. – You have an improvement in respiratory symptoms (e.g., cough, shortness of breath) and
    3. – You have negative results (of an FDA Emergency Use Authorized molecular assay for COVID-19).
    4. – It’s been at least three (3) days (72 hours) passed since recovery (defined as fever less than 99.9 F or 37.7 C without the use of fever-reducing medications and improvement in respiratory symptoms (e.g., cough, shortness of breath) and
    5. – At least Ten (10) days have passed since symptoms first appeared
  • If you did not receive a COVID-19 test, exclude from work until:
    1. – It’s been at least three (3) days (72 hours) passed since recovery (defined as fever less than 99.9 F or 37.7 C without the use of fever-reducing medications and improvement in respiratory symptoms (e.g., cough, shortness of breath) and
    2. – At least Ten (10) days have passed since symptoms first appeared