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Coronavirus FAQs - What Employees Should Know

Coronavirus (COVID-19) is an illness that was first detected in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China. Montgomery County Government (MCG) is working closely with County agencies, schools and healthcare providers to ensure that preparations are in place to respond to this evolving situation, and that the public is informed of current events relating to the disease.

As an MCG employee, you may have questions about how this will affect you and your workplace. Please read the following FAQs carefully to stay informed about the most current workplace policies regarding COVID-19. This is a rapidly evolving situation, and guidance may change without notice. 

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Workplace Safety

If You, a Family Member or Coworker Become Sick

Travel

Staffing Concerns

Telework

Time Reporting

Reporting Employee Exposures of Diagnosis of COVID-19

OHR Service Modifications

Your Resources

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Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)
DHHS, Public Health - Communicable Disease and Epidemiology Office
240-777-1755

Note: Call volume is high despite an increase in staffing to cover the lines; you may need to leave a voicemail for a return call.
Centers for Disease Control
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html

Note: This is not intended to be a general COVID-19 information line. MC311 has basic information. Disease Control is intended for specific infectious disease reporting and assessment.
OHR Telework
https://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/HR/Telework/TeleworkProgram.html

Situational Telework Application

Note: Contact the IT Help Desk for technology assistance: 240-777-2828.
MCtime Event-related Timekeeping Guidance
COVID-19 Closures and Service Modifications in Montgomery County