Guidance and Resources

Guidance for Employees 

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Employees should only return to work following a COVID-19 infection or exposure after meeting ALL FOUR of the following criteria:

  • No fever for 3 days without the use of fever-reducing medications
  • An improvement in symptoms
  • A minimum of 7 days have passed since the initial symptoms first appeared
  • Discussed your health situation with your immediate supervisor and Human Resources to determine a return-to-work date and/or additional accommodations.
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Southeast Tech is committed to supporting your overall health and wellbeing. Visit the Southeast Tech website or contact the Human Resources Office at for more information on resources to offer support and manage stress.

Additional Resources and Tips

Healthcare Providers

If you do not have a healthcare provider, you may call one of these free resources:

Restrict Activities Outside of Your Home

  • Stay home.
  • Do not go to work, school or public areas.
  • Avoid using public transportation.

Separate Yourself from Other People and Animals

  • Stay in a separate, specific room away from others.
  • Use a separate bathroom, if available.
  • Do not handle pets or other animals.
  • Avoid sharing household items – wash items thoroughly after use.

Emergency Help

  • For a medical emergency, call 911.
  • Notify dispatcher regarding your exposure or verification of the virus. 
  • Put on a facemask prior to medical service arrival, if possible.

Discontinuing Home Isolation

Remain home in isolation until your healthcare provider or state/local health departments approve the discontinuation of isolation.

MOre information from the CDC