Changes will be in effect December 9, 2021.
Our Disability Management Team continues to take a proactive approach to managing symptoms of COVID-19 and suspected exposure. As a result, we have updated the Employee Daily Health Check to align with current public health guidance:
Please read all the questions carefully every time. The following symptoms have been deleted from the Employee Daily Health Check:
- Sore throat or difficulty swallowing
- Pink Eye
- Runny or Stuffy/congested nose
- Digestive issues (nausea/vomiting, diarrhea, stomach pain)
What this means for you:
The symptoms associated most frequently with COVID-19 have changed over time. Complete your Daily Health Check, even if you know you are not reporting to work. Employees receiving a red X will be required to contact DMS at (519) 258-6000, ext. 22322 or email email@example.com
We continue to encourage employees who are sick to stay home. If you are sick for a reason not outlined in the daily health check, follow-up with DMS is not necessary. If your symptoms change at any time during your illness, take the online health screening at https://covid-19.ontario.ca/screening/worker/ or contact Telehealth Ontario at 1-866-797-0000 and follow their direction. Contact DMS if your new symptoms may be related to COVID-19.
Additionally, the following questions have been amended (IN RED):
Within the past 10 days have you been a “close contact” of someone who currently has COVID-19? If you are fully vaccinated and/or if public health has advised you that you do not need to self- isolate, select “No”.
In the past 10 days have you received a COVID Alert exposure notification on your cell phone? If you are fully vaccinated and/or already gone for a test and got a negative result, select “No”.
Is anyone you live with currently experiencing any new COVID-19 symptoms and/or waiting for test results after experiencing symptoms? If you are fully vaccinated, select “No”.