We have been informed that an employee has tested positive for COVID-19. This employee works on the first shift in the Automatic Department. He feels fine and has no symptoms. November 4 was the last time he worked in the plant. Per company policy, he will not return to work until he has tested negative.
This employee has been vigilant on wearing a mask and social distancing. He is one of the best at constant mask use, washing/disinfecting, and social distancing. If you believe you have been in close contact with this employee in past 14 days, please alert HR or your supervisor with specifics of your exposure immediately.
We also want to take this opportunity to remind you that one of our core values as a company is respect for and among our employees. We will treat information regarding the identity of employees with suspected or confirmed cases of COVID-19 as confidential to the extent practicable and will comply with applicable laws regarding the handling of such information. Further, per Company policy, we will not tolerate harassment of, or discrimination or retaliation against, employees.
Please contact Nancy Hopkins at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions or concerns.
For more information about COVID-19, please visit the CDC website at:
For the location of testing facilities, see https://coronavirus.illinois.gov/s/testing-sites
You may want to call your personal physician for recommendations for testing, or if you want to go to a testing facility that requires a doctor’s order. The Covid 19 Hotline Phone number is 1-800-889-3931.