Kansas Department of Administration

Immediate Action Steps for Supervisors of PUI

Posted on October 21, 2021 at 12:51 PM by Kansas Department of Administration

If an employee is exhibiting symptoms of COVID-19 and/or has tested positive for COVID-19 and/or is a close contact of a person who has tested positive or is waiting for COVID-19 test results the direct supervisor should:

1. Notify Human Resources immediately.

2. Write a narrative describing what is believed to be the impacted work area and send to Human Resources via email. The narrative should include:

  • The shift the employee works
  • The last time the employee was in the office
  • Date the symptoms started
  • Identify what other employees the infected employee works closely with especially those working within 6 feet for a period of 10 minutes of longer or if they recall directly sneezing/coughing on someone
  • Whether any other employees were sent home as a result of the report
  • Location of commons areas employee may have used (restroom, break rooms, mailrooms etc.) in the 2 days prior to their symptom onset.

3. The supervisor shall make themselves available to Human Resources in case there is a need for additional information.

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