COVID-19 Information

Notice: Rural carriers who develop COVID-19 while in the performance of their duties are entitled to worker compensation coverage.

Emergency Federal Employee Leave

Last edited on: 2021-07-14

Refer to below link for more information regarding the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) - Emergency Federal Employee Leave (EFEL)
 

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Covid-19 Supervisor and Management Guide

Last edited on: 2021-06-01

Refer to below link for more information regarding the coronavirus updated supervisor and management guide.

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Revised H.R.6201-Families First Covid-19 Response Act

Last edited on: 2021-06-01

Refer to below link for more information regarding the H.R.6201-Families First Coronavirus Response Act.

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Extension of Covid-19 MOU's

Last edited on: 2021-05-29

MOU’S concerning Covid 19 have been extended until September 25.

 

The extension applies to:

  1. Temporary Paid Leave for Rural Carrier Associates.

  2. Temporary Expanded Sick Leave for Dependent Care During COVID-19.

  3. Temporary Expanded Scheduling of Assistant RuralCarriers (ARCs).

  4. Temporary Workplace Changes to Promote Social Distancing -COVID-19.

  5. Scheduling of Regular Rural Carriers on Sundays and on Other Rural Routes

Covid-19 Testing Scam

Last edited on: 2021-05-29

A word of caution to everyone about possible scams that are being reported. An employee recently reported an unsolicited visit to their home offering a coronavirus test. Unless you have asked your doctor or medical provider to come to your home to administer a test, you should not allow strangers in to your home, to gather personal medical information and/or run a medical test.

DIY Cloth Face Covering

Last edited on: 2021-05-29

Instructions on three types of home-made masks, one requiring sewing and two not, have been linked below.

Proper mask usage and recommendations from the CDC in regards to Homemade cloth face coverings are covered as well.

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Families First Covid-19 Response

Last edited on: 2021-05-29

Refer to below link for more information regarding Families First's Covid-19 FAQ.

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On the Job Training

Last edited on: 2021-05-29

Refer to below link for information regarding social distance guidance and carrier shadow days and/or on-the-job training.

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