Last updated: 03/29/21
* subject to change as guidelines change
Daily Requirements (NY requirements)
- All employees must complete and initial the daily health screening assessment, as well as follow the safe work practice guidelines
- Anyone not passing the daily health screening assessment must immediately leave the jobsite & notify the office for further direction
- Supervisors have been provided masks, gloves & cleaning supplies for your use. Notify the office if you need a re-supply
Isolation & Quarantine (Erie County &NY DOH requirements)
- We follow the Erie County DOH flow chart for those who have tested positive &/or have had close contact with someone who has been diagnosed with COVID-19
- If an employee tests positive for COVID-19 the employee must quarantine for:
- at least 10 days from the onset of symptoms, OR
- 10 days after the first positive test if they remain asymptomatic
- “Close contact” is defined as any individual who was within 6 feet of an infected person for at least 10 minutes starting from 48 hours before illness onset (or, for asymptomatic patients, 2 days prior to positive specimen collection)
- Close contacts – and household members – of an individual with a positive test result must quarantine for 10 days past the last date of exposure.
- Close contacts should have a diagnostic COVID-19 test about 5 to 7 days after their last date of exposure.
- To schedule at test:
- Call 716-858-2929 to schedule a free test through ECDOH.
- Call 1-888-364-3065 to schedule a free test through the NY State Department of Health or schedule online at https://coronavirus.health.ny.gov/covid-19-testing.
- Other local sites are listed on a searchable online map at erie.gov/covidtestsites
- To schedule at test:
- A negative diagnostic COVID-19 test does not end or shorten the quarantine period
Return to Work & Compensation (Erie County, NY DOH & US DOL requirements)
- Before you can return to work, all employees that quarantine must certify that they have complied with the mandated quarantine/isolation order
- Employees can do so by signing Erie County’s self-quarantine certification form
- Additionally, employees must provide documentation from a licensed medical provider as outlined in the NY COVID-19 Paid Sick Leave Law