Employee Coronavirus News

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What Employees Need to Know About the Coronavirus

Refer to the Frequently-Asked-Questions (FAQs) below to stay informed about the policies and procedures regarding the impact of COVID-19 on Montgomery County Government workers. As this is a rapidly evolving situation, guidance and policies may change without notice.

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Frequently Asked Questions

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Illness and Exposure

Supervisor Guidelines

Workplace Safety, Commuting and Travel

Time Reporting and Leave

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

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

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
Employees: Apply Online
Contactors:  Situational Telework Application
Telework Guidance During COVID-19
Note: Contact the IT Help Desk for technology assistance: 240-777-2828.
Reporting COVID-19 related Illness/Exposure:

COVID-19 POCs must fill out an online OMS COVID-19 Department Report every time an employee in their department:

  • Has been exposed to an individual who has tested positive with COVID-19
  • Has been quarantined by a Medical Provider
  • Has been tested for COVID-19 and is awaiting results
  • Has tested positive for COVID-19

COVID-19 POCs must use the online COVID-19 Department Reporting Application and attach all supporting documentation (if received) within 24 hours of notification/exposure. Please note that fillable form will no longer be accepted however previously reported cases using the fillable form do not need to be resubmitted via the new system.

MCtime Event-related Timekeeping Guidance
COVID-19 Closures and Service Modifications in Montgomery County
Need Proof of Essential Employee Status?
Fill out the  COVID-19 Travel and Child Care Form for Employees and have your supervisor sign it.