Supervisors - Reporting of a Positive Case in a Workplace Setting

Exposure

Exposure Information for UCCS Community

 

Supervisor reporting instructions for when an employee is:

 

COVID Positive
Exposed or Quarantined due to COVID
Not Feeling Well

 

 

COVID Positive

DO

  • Tell employee not to come to campus, or to leave campus immediately 
  • You may contact the UCCS contact tracers to report the on-campus COVID-19 positive case
  • Contact tracers my reach out to you if they have further questions
  • Be prepared to provide a seating chart or staff list, if possible, when asked by contact tracers 
  • Continue department operations as usual unless directed otherwise by contact tracers
  • Support the employee by working with them to determine coverage
  • Employee may return to work as directed by contact tracers – YOU MAY NOT GET PROOF (doctor's note or negative COVID-19 test) to return to work nor should you ask for proof 

DO NOT

  • DO NOT ask the employee to provide proof of COVID-19 positive test OR share this information any further (for example to the department / colleagues)
  • DO NOT ask who was in contact with said employee  
  • DO NOT assume or suggest that the anyone needs to be tested or put into quarantine

 

Exposed or Quarantined due to COVID-19

DO

  • Tell employee not to come to campus, or to leave campus immediately 
  • Refer them to the UCCS Wellness Center AND their healthcare provider
  • Continue department operations as usual unless directed otherwise by contact tracers
  • Support the employee by working with them to determine coverage for workload
  • Employee may return to work as directed by contact tracers – YOU MAY NOT GET PROOF (doctor's note or negative COVID-19 test) 

DO NOT

  • DO NOT share this information any further (for example to the department / colleagues)
  • DO NOT ask who was in contact with said employee 
  • DO NOT assume or suggest that the anyone needs to be tested or put into quarantine
  • DO NOT ask the employee to provide proof in order to quarantine

 

Not Feeling Well

DO

  • Tell employee not to come to campus, or to leave campus immediately 
  • Refer them to the UCCS Wellness Center AND their healthcare provider
  • Continue department operations as usual unless directed otherwise by contact tracers
  • Support the employee by working with them to determine coverage for workload
  • Employee may return to work – YOU MAY NOT GET PROOF IF IT WAS OR WAS NOT COVID-19 (doctor's note or negative COVID-19 test) 

DO NOT

  • DO NOT share this information any further (for example to the department / colleagues)
  • DO NOT ask who was in contact with said employee 
  • DO NOT assume or suggest that the anyone needs to be tested or put into quarantine

 

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