Employee Notices

Select either the release date for specific notices or select the blue linked information below.  FAQs may be found here:

June 5, 2020

The COVID-19 Workplace Guide, available here, provides comprehensive resources to employees for workplace related information affected by the pandemic with three primary topics to reduce the potential spread of COVID-19 in the workplace.

  • Stay home if you are not feeling well;
  • Follow CDC, Federal, State & Local Guidelines Related to the Pandemic; and
  • Protect Yourself and Others at Work.

May 14, 2020Guidance for employees regarding procedures for sick leave, personal travel and/or absences, and reporting of contraction and/or exposure to COVID-19. 
April 29, 2020

ICMA-RC 457 Coronavirus-Related Distribution (CRD) pursuant to the Federal CARES Act
· General Information
· Request Form (Complete and submit the form to ICMA-RC for processing)

April 22, 2020Workplace Standards for COVID-19 including face coverings, social distancing, and other safety standards.
April 13, 2020Online Training via Target Solutions for Employees
April 13, 2020Essential Employee Resources for Challenging Times
  • Websites and resources to assist employees in managing and/or experiencing stress, anxeity, grief, loneliness, relationship issues or financial concerns.
April 9, 2020Employee Notice regarding wearing face coverings and other protective measures at work
April 6, 2020CIGNA Check Your Symptoms and Risk for COVID-19 
March 31, 2020Release of Administrative Procedure 1-20-7  Emergency FMLA Leave and Sick Pay Pursuant to the Families First Coronavirus Response Act of 2020
March 27, 2020Employees are encouraged to update their beneficiaries with ICMA-RC and log-in to your online account today.  www.icmarc.org/login
March 26, 2020Wellness Resources to Help You Stay Healthy

March 23, 2020

Reminders for calling out sick and return to work procedures, and update to include:
If an employee calls out sick and is unable to work due to illness, prior to their return, they must not exhibit any COVID-19 symptoms, which are:

· Cough;
· Fever (no fever for 24 hours without fever reducing medication);
· difficulty breathing

Special 
March 20, 2020

Message from the Town Manager regarding closure of Town facilities and offices, and activation of non-essential or essential employees.

March 20, 2020

Special Offer for Grocery Delivery Credit

March 19, 2020 (1)

March 19, 2020 (2)

(1) Employee Assistance Program Coronavirus Resources

(2) Easy Step-by-Step Instructions for Signing Up with Telehealth via MyCigna

March 18, 2020

· Reminder, enroll with Telehealth services.
· Reminder, stay home if not feeling well.
· Supervisors, in consultation with the Department Director, may direct any employee to return home from work if they are not well if they are at work presenting with symptoms the CDC has deemed to be of concern
· Reminder, return to work notice.

March 16, 2020

· Town Employee Information Website
· Amendment to policies waving 6 month waiting period for new hires to use accrued sick and vacation leave.
· Reminder, stay home if not feeling well.
· Reminder, notify HR if you have traveled abroad before returning to work
· Reminder, enroll with Telehealth services.

March 12, 2020

Prevention is key!   Routine cleaning of workspace; Hand washing or 60% sanitizer use; Social distancing

March 11, 2020

Employees need to notify HR by email (hr@townofpalmbeach.com) or phone (227-6322) if they have or have been exposed to COVID-19

· Employees need to notify HR if they are or plan to travel abroad.
· Non-essential work related travel for conferences and/or training suspended
· Employee should stay home if not well.
· Supervisors, in consultation with the Department Director, may direct any employee to return home from work if they are not well if they are at work presenting with symptoms the CDC has deemed to be of concern. 

March 10, 2020

· Cigna will cover COVID-19 testing at no cost if enrolled in the Town’s health insurance.
· Flu shot availability

March 9, 2020

· CDC protocols for proper hand washing.
· Reminder to contact supervisor if soap, hand sanitizer, or other items to clean workstations are running low

March 6, 2020

· Insurance benefits provide Telehealth services. Enrollment information.
· Stay home if not feeling well.

· Amendment to Return to Work policy, medical authorization required after absent three (not five) or more days

March 2, 2020

Department recommended actions and CDC notices:
Þ Stay Home If You’re Sick
Þ Stop Germs! Wash Your Hands
Þ Do Your Part to Slow the Spread of Flu

February 28, 2020

· Stay home if not feeling well.
· Telehealth services provided via Cigna (AmWell and MDLIVE)
· Prepare by buying cold and flu symptom supplies, use FSA funds if available.
· Flu shot availability.
· Prevention protocols recommended: Hand washing, or use of 60% sanitizer, avoid touching eyes, nose, or mouth; avoid close contact with people who are sick.