VISALIA UNIFIED

SLOW THE SPREAD OF COVID-19

ALL VUSD STAFF

Below you will find information about practices and procedures for staff in Visalia Unified.


Information is provided on the following topics:

1. COVID-19 Required Communication

2. VUSD COVID-19 SYMPTOM CHECKER

3. Slowing the Spread of COVID-19

4. COVID-19 Symptoms and Next Steps

5. When you are sick...

COVID-19 REQUIRED COMMUNICATION

All positive employee cases of COVID-19 MUST BE REPORTED as soon as possible to HRD.

This is confidential information and is protected by HIPAA. It will only be used for contact tracing, required quarantines, and required notifications.


All reports should go to:


1. Your assigned HRD Benefits Technician. See below.


or


2. Cristin V. Corliss

Director, Human Resources Development

ccorliss@vusd.org

(559)730-7514

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VUSD COVID SYMPTOM CHECKER

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SLOW THE SPREAD OF COVID-19

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COVID-19 Symptoms and Next Steps

COVID-19 Symptoms


  • Fever or chills
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath/Difficulty breathing
  • Fatigue (tiredness)
  • Muscle or body aches
  • Headache
  • New loss of taste or smell
  • Sore throat
  • Congestion or runny nose
  • Nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea



What do I do now?


1. If you are experiencing any of the above symptoms- STAY HOME.


2. Contact your supervisor; report absence online; contact your assigned HRD Benefits Technician.


3. Do not leave home.


4. Take care of yourself- hydrate, rest, monitor symptoms (how long, how bad).


5. Contact your healthcare provider for additional guidance or testing.


6. Contact a COVID test center near you if unable to contact a healthcare provider.


7. Seek immediate emergency care if:


  • Trouble breathing
  • Pain or pressure in chest
  • Confusion
  • Bluish lips or face
  • Inability to stay awake



8. Isolate yourself from others to limit spread of infection, including family members.


9. Determine recent contacts for reporting/follow-up purposes.


10. Follow quarantine time limits- do not leave home during the duration of quarantine days prescribed by your medical advisor.


11. Call health provider or 911 if symptoms worsen, or you need emergency care.

Information obtained from:

English: https://valleycovidhelp.com/ Spanish: https://aydadelvallecovid.com/

Visit these sites for additional information

WHEN YOU ARE SICK...

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