COVID-19 Employee FAQ's

What if I am working a reduced schedule due to a lack of work available? Open
What is the Pandemic Policy for Vacation and Sick Leave? Open
Is UIW an eligible employer under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA)? Open
What happens if I am working remotely and become sick? Open
Can I choose to return to my office to conduct work on-site? Open
How will I know when I need to return to on-campus work? Open
What if I do not have options for childcare? Open
Can I bring my child(ren) to work with me since schools are closed and it is summer? Open
What if I have a medical condition that is considered high-risk for severe illness, according to the CDC, and I am not comfortable returning to the workplace? Open
Am I considered high-risk for COVID-19 if I am pregnant? Open
What if I live with or am in contact with family members who are considered to be high-risk for severe illness and I am not comfortable returning to the workplace? Open
I am worried about the risk of contracting COVID-19 when I return to working on-site. Open
What should an employee do if they suspect a co-worker of being high-risk for COVID-19? Open
What is the difference between Quarantine and Isolation? Open
What if I am exhibiting symptoms of COVID-19 (i.e., fever, cough, shortness of breath, sore throat)? Open
What if I feel sick but do not have COVID-19 symptoms? Open
What if I have a sick family member who may have symptoms of COVID-19? Open
What do I do if I have had close contact with a person with confirmed COVID-19? Open
Will I be required to monitor my health daily? Open
Should I wear a mask? Open
What do I need to do if I traveled outside of Texas? Open
Can employees have in-person meetings? Open
How do I clean my workspace? Open
Does our medical plan offer telehealth options? Open
I am feeling stressed and worried, what can I do? Open
When is it okay for student workers to return to on-campus work? Open
Do student workers qualify for telework? Open
What can I do to prepare my home if I am exposed to COVID? Open
What if I have questions that have not been addressed? Open