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COVID-19 Staff Resources

  • Asymptomatic Employees Algorithm v1 (Updated 4/14/20)
    Process for dealing with asymptomatic staff who may be exposed to coronavirus
  • Asymptomatic Employees Algorithm - Spanish v1 (Updated 4/14/20)
    Process for dealing with asymptomatic staff who may be exposed to coronavirus. (Spanish version)
  • COVID-19 Staffing Considerations v1 (Released 5/20/20)
    Here are some staff considerations during the COVID-19 pandemic:
  • Employee Safety and Rights: HIPAA/ADA v1 - (Released 4/21/20)
    Guidance to help employers seek information about an employee’s health that would typically be limited by the ADA, in order to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.
  • Employee Safety and Rights: HIPAA/ADA - Spanish v1 (Released 4/21/20)
    Guidance to help employers seek information about an employee’s health that would typically be limited by the ADA, in order to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. (Spanish version)
  • Employee Sign In Sign Out Log & Policy v7 (Revised 7/23/20)
    Policy for screening anyone who enters the facility, plus an employee sign-in log.
  • Employee Sign In Sign Out Log & Policy - Spanish v7 (Revised 7/23/20)
    Policy for screening anyone who enters the facility, plus an employee sign-in log. (Spanish version)
  • Household Plan of Action Infographic v1 (Released 5/20/20)
    It's important to follow safety guidelines, not just in our work environment but at home too. Here are some guidelines we can share with our family members.
  • Isolation After Community Exposure v1 (Updated 4/22/20)
    When to start and end home isolation for healthcare providers and public health officials managing persons with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)
  • Isolation After Community Exposure - Spanish v1 (Updated 4/22/20)
    When to start and end home isolation for healthcare providers and public health officials managing persons with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) (Spanish version)
  • MDHHS Rapid Response Staffing in Long-Term Care Facilities (11/30/20)
    The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services will be offering Rapid Response Staffing statewide to assist long-term care facilities who may be experiencing a staffing shortage. Long-term care facilities eligible to participate include nursing homes, assisted living centers, homes for the aged, and adult foster care homes. While staffing resources are available statewide, please note that MDHHS cannot guarantee that every facility that meets criteria and request staffing resources will receive staffing support due to the high demand for supplemental staffing.
  • More COVID-19 Staffing Considerations v1 (Released 7/6/20)
    As we are all wrapped up in policies and infection control, have we considered our staff?? Here are some staff considerations during the COVID-19 pandemic:
  • More COVID-19 Staffing Considerations - Spanish v1 (Released 7/6/20)
    As we are all wrapped up in policies and infection control, have we considered our staff?? Here are some staff considerations during the COVID-19 pandemic. (Spanish version)
  • OSHA COVID-19 Guidance for Nursing Home Workers (Released 3/18/21)
    Tips from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration to help reduce the risk of exposure to the coronavirus in nursing homes.
  • OSHA Steps to Protect Cleaning Staff (Released 3/18/21)
    Infographic from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration containing steps to protect cleaning staff during COVID-19.
  • Staff Health Recommendations v2 (Updated 4/14/20)
    Process for dealing with asymptomatic staff who may be exposed to coronavirus.
  • Staff Health Recommendations - Spanish v2 (Updated 4/15/20)
    Process for dealing with asymptomatic staff who may be exposed to coronavirus. (Spanish version)
  • Staff Return to Work Algorithm v5 (Revised 10/9/20)
    An algorithm to help determine when staff who were diagnosed as COVID positive should return to work.
  • Staff Testing Toolkit v1 (Released 7/6/20)
    Q&A for state-mandated/non-mandated staff testing for union and non-union facilities.
  • Staff Testing Toolkit - Spanish v1 (Released 7/6/20)
    Q&A for state-mandated/non-mandated staff testing for union and non-union facilities. (Spanish version)
  • Staffing During An Emergency Policy v3 (Updated 7/24/20)
    During an emergency, including a pandemic, the facility may experience staffing challenges and, under specific emergency conditions, has staffing strategies to meet resident needs.
  • Staffing During An Emergency Policy- Spanish v3 (Updated 7/24/20)
    During an emergency, including a pandemic, the facility may experience staffing challenges and, under specific emergency conditions, has staffing strategies to meet resident needs. Spanish version
  • Staffing Issues COVID-19 v1 (Released 3/16/20)
    Our recommendations for facilities facing staffing issues during the outbreak.
  • Staffing Issues COVID-19 - Spanish v1 (Released 3/17/20)
    Our recommendations for facilities facing staffing issues during the outbreak. (Spanish version)
  • Strategies to Mitigate Staffing Shortages v2 (Revised 5/22/20)
    Guidance to assist in mitigating healthcare personnel staffing shortages that may occur due to COVID-19 exposure/infection.