Employee COVID-19 Procedures

January 21, 2022
Submitted By: COVID-19 Planning Group

As the new semester gets underway, please familiarize yourself with our COVID-19 procedures for employees. Detailed information can be found on the HRD website, but here are some key points.

if you test positive
  • Report the positive test via Livesafe and stay home
  • A contact tracer will call you to:
    • assess symptoms and provide isolation dates (including both Day 5 and Day 10)
    • gather information about any UHart close contacts you had
  • If you are unable to complete your job remotely or are feeling so ill that you are unable to work, contact HRD immediately. Faculty members should contact their department chair and collegiate dean.

Further instructions on isolating and leaving isolation can be found on HRD's website.

If you are a close contact of a positive case

These procedures depend on whether you are up-to-date on your vaccination, have an approved exemption, or live or care for someone with COVID-19. Please review the instructions on HRD's website.

if you experience symptoms
  • Immediately schedule/perform a COVID test
  • Do not report to campus
  • Notify your department chair, dean, or supervisor if you are going to need to work remotely or are unable to work while awaiting a test
  • If test your test is negative, you can return to work in person
  • If your test is positive, report through Livesafe
  • If new symptoms emerge or existing symptoms worsen, a new test may be needed, start at step 1