COVID-19 (Coronavirus) FAQs for Employees

Contact information and resources:

  • For general HR questions and guidance, staff members should contact their HR generalist.
  • For questions regarding the Family and Medical Leave Act, the department should contact their Payroll and Transactions contact.
  • For guidance to employees for exposure to presumptive or confirmed COVID-19 - view the help guide
  • For questions involving collective bargaining agreement terms, managers or supervisors should contact Alison Kelly.
  • If you have questions not addressed here and you are not able to obtain guidance from your manager or supervisor, contact Ann Feaman or Sandi Blaeser.
  • For general COVID-19 questions, visit the Coronavirus Disease 2019 page.

See below for answers to frequently asked questions about COVID-19/coronavirus.

Buildings and workplace

Employee leave related to illness or quarantine

Paid Extraordinary Pandemic Event Leave (PEPEL)

Workspace cleaning and disinfecting

Cloth face coverings (homemade masks)

Stay at home order

Operational concerns

Child care

Travel restrictions

Notification procedures

Health insurance, workers' compensation and short-term disability

Public Health

Workspace alerts

Employee training

Telecommuting and remote work