|If You Test Positive for COVID-19 (Isolate)|
|Everyone, regardless of vaccination status.|
|If You Were Exposed to Someone with COVID-19 (Quarantine)|
I tested positive for COVID-19, what do I do? Contact Human Resources as soon as possible. If it’s after hours or the weekend, please contact: Ann Brown 502-888-7828; Laura Knight 812-484-8854 or Amy Jackson 270-315-2775.
I got tested for COVID-19 and I don’t know my results, can I come to work? No, if you are awaiting test results, you need to quarantine and remain away from all German American locations. This follows CDC and health department guidelines that while test results are pending, you are to act like you are positive and quarantine.
I am a close contact of a confirmed positive person and I have had COVID-19 in the past three months. Can I come to work? Yes, per CDC guidelines, people who have tested positive for COVID-19 within the past three months and recovered do not have to quarantine or test again as long as they do not develop new symptoms.
What is the definition of close contact? Per CDC guidelines, a close contact is someone who was in direct contact with a confirmed positive person 6 feet or less, for 15 minutes or more total over a 24-hour period, 48 hours before the positive person’s symptoms began or before the positive test was collected. *Per the CDC, the determination of close contact should generally be made irrespective of whether the contact was wearing respiratory PPE. At this time, differential determination of close contact for those using fabric face coverings is not recommended.
(Example - Individual exposures added together over a 24-hour period (e.g., three 5-minute exposures for a total of 15 minutes).
*Loss of taste and smell may persist for weeks or months after recovery and need not delay the end of isolation.
I am fully vaccinated and traveled within the United States, where no passport is required. Can I come back to work? If you are able to pass the daily health screens and are not experiencing COVID-19 symptoms, we look forward to seeing you back at work.
I traveled outside the United States, where a passport is required. Can I come back to work upon my return to the United states? It depends:
I am not fully vaccinated and traveled within the United States, where no passport is required. Can I come back to work? It depends:
I recently recovered from COVID-19. If you recovered from a documented COVID-19 infection within the past 90 days (regardless of vaccination status), you do NOT need to self-quarantine after travel. If you develop COVID-19 symptoms after travel, isolate and consult with a healthcare provider for testing recommendations.
Self-monitor for symptoms
Sick? Stay Home Required
Masks Recommended by CDC
Close Contact Quarantine Required
Positive COVID-19 in Household Quarantine Required
Pending COVID-19 test in Household Quarantine Required
International Travel Quarantine Required
Domestic Travel Quarantine Required
ATO effective 1/3/22:
I am going through a lot. What additional support is available for me? We recognize the impact this pandemic has had on people in a variety of ways. We have confidential and free resources available to you to address a variety of personal, family and work related issues. Some examples of our work-life benefits include:
Corporate code: RSLI859