Employers should continue to evaluate employee health regardless of COVID-19 vaccination status. Instead of screening employees and taking temperatures, employers may ask employees to self-screen prior to their scheduled shift. Employees can be required to report to the employer and not enter the workplace if they are:
An employer may continue to actively screen employees if it chooses to do so. For more information, review this Feb. 11, 2021, CDC guidance on Reducing the Spread of COVID-19 in Workplaces.
An order from the state public health department, effective Aug 9, 2021, requires healthcare facilities and other specified settings to weekly test unvaccinated employees. This is a screening. For additional information, refer to the FAQ on State Public Health Order.
Staff is required to report without fear of reprisal the following information to the employer as soon as possible: