Supervisor’s COVID-19 Reporting Process for Employees

  1. The supervisor should inquire if the employee is experiencing at least one of the following COVID-like symptoms:
    • Fever or chills
    • Cough
    • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
    • Fatigue
    • Muscle or body aches
    • Headache
    • New loss of taste or smell
    • Sore throat
    • Congestion or runny nose
    • Nausea or vomiting
    • Diarrhea
  2. If the employee is experiencing at least one symptom, the supervisor should advise the employee to stay home until cleared by a member of the COVID-19 Reporting Team.

  3. The supervisor will notify the COVID-19 Reporting Team via email at covidreporting@collegeofthedesert.edu about the absence.
  4. The supervisor will request that the employee fills out the online COVID-19 Reporting Form.

  5. The Supervisor will confirm the completion of the form. 

  6. If your employee has questions about COVID leave, contact Human Resources.

What happens next? 

  1. A member of the COVID-19 Reporting Team will contact the employee for more information.
  2. The COVID-19 Reporting Team will determine the employee’s return to campus date.
    • One business day prior to the return date, the employee will be contacted to do a COVID-19 symptoms check over the phone. 
    • All criteria must be met before the employee will be allowed to return to campus.

For any questions, please email covidreporting@collegeofthedesert.edu.