This site is a resource for all Phelps Health employees. Keeping you informed and updated about COVID-19 is our priority. Below you will find documents that have been sent out or created regarding COVID-19 from Phelps Health. This page will be updated frequently with policies, letters and other releases to keep all staff informed. Internal memos will be posted to the employee portal COVID-19 page.
Visitor Policy (Updated February 5, 2021)
COVID-19 HCP Exposure (Employees who are tested for COVID-19 must report this testing to Occupational Health and Wellness. There are guidelines in place for when and how an employee with a confirmed or suspected case of COVID-19 can return to work. If you have been tested, you must self-isolate, and you will be restricted from providing clinical care until the results have been obtained. Please familiarize yourself with the policy on employees returning to work.)
In an effort to limit travel within the facility, Occupational Health and Wellness is asking to please call or email the office if you have travel to report. You can call 458-7158, 458-7167 or 458-7162 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
When you call or email, please have the following information:
- Employee name and employee number
- Contact number, preferably a cell phone number
- Location of travel
- Dates of travel
- Any temperature or respiratory symptoms
As per the new policy, you will be asked to self-monitor your temperature and to monitor for any respiratory symptoms.
If an employee has a temperature of 100.0 or greater or the development of respiratory symptoms such as cough, shortness of breath or sore throat they will need to self-isolate and will need to be reported to Occupational Health immediately.