CDC Facility Access Not Approved – Further Instructions
The CDC Facility Access Tool Indicates You May be at Increased Risk for COVID-19
The last question you answered on the tool indicates the reason you were denied access to campus.
Here are instructions for what to do next
- If you are not already at home, please avoid contact with others and go straight home immediately.
- Seek medical care as needed. Seek COVID-19 testing as recommended. Call CDC’s Occupational Health Clinic (OHC) at 404-639-3385 to schedule testing at CDC in the Atlanta area.
- Contact your supervisor or your contracting company to discuss options for telework and/or leave.
Before going to a healthcare facility, please call and let them know that you may have an increased risk for COVID-19.
In case of a life-threatening medical emergency, dial 911 immediately!
If you have had symptoms consistent with COVID-19 or have tested positive for COVID-19, DO NOT physically return to work until you have completed your isolation per CDC guidance. Read more about when it is safe to be around others.
If you need to access a CDC facility within the next few days, you will need a waiver from CDC’s Occupational Health Clinic (OHC). To begin the waiver process, please fill out a waiver request by completing the COVID-19 Waiver for Access to CDC Facilities form. Waivers will only be granted in exigent circumstances and only if it is safe to do so.
If you have been in close contact with someone with COVID-19 in the last 10 days AND/OR have traveled internationally in the last 10 days you should wear a high-quality mask for 10 days following exposure and get tested 5 days after your exposure or travel return date, even if you don’t have symptoms.
If you are currently isolating because of concerns about COVID-19, please do not return to the workplace until you have completed your isolation per CDC guidance. If you have an urgent need to end your isolation early, you will need an approved waiver from the OHC. To begin the waiver process, please fill out a waiver request by completing the COVID-19 Waiver for Access to CDC Facilities form. Waivers will only be granted in exigent circumstances and only if it is safe to do so.
For information about COVID-19 and basic instructions to prevent the spread of disease, visit CDC’s COVID-19 website.
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