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COVID-19 Protocol Updated 12/28/2021
Per the First Selectman, the Town of Ellington is following CDC guidance when it comes to employee exposures and/or illness.  If you have any questions, please call Human Resources.
Please click on this link for the latest guidance:  CDC Quarantine/Isolation Guidelines

The CDC released a Media Statement yesterday afternoon regarding updated isolation and quarantine guidance.  Please click here to read the  release.  The CDC has shortened the recommended isolation and quarantine periods for the general population, as indicated in their Media Statement, but have not yet updated their website.  The Town continues to follow CDC guidance; therefore, please refer to the Media Statement, and, upon the related update, the CDC website for information.  If you have any questions, please call or email me or LouAnn at lcannella@ellington-ct.gov.

In summary, the Town of Ellington continues to follow the CDC guidelines. Individuals fall into either description #1 or #2 below. Identify which description you fall under and follow the protocol described below:

If you:

Description #1

1) Received a booster shot or

  • Completed the 2 dose series of Pfizer or Moderna vaccine within the last 6 months, or
  • Completed the J&J vaccine within the last 2 months.
 

Description #2

2) Did not receive the booster shot or

  • Are outside of 6 months of completion of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine series, or
  • Are outside of 2 months of completion of the J&J vaccine, or
  • Are unvaccinated.

POSITIVE TEST RESULTS

    • All employees stay home for 5 DAYS regardless of vaccination status. Fever must be resolved before returning to work.
    • After 5 days employees can return to work if they:

a) Have no symptoms or symptoms are resolving.

b) No fever.

c) Continue to wear a well-fitting mask for an additional 5 days.

EXPOSURE TO SOMEONE WITH COVID-19
Description #1

  • Wear a well-fitting mask around others for 10 days.
  • Test on day 5 from initial exposure, if possible.
  • If symptoms develop, get tested and stay home until results are received. If positive, follow POSITIVE TEST RESULTS above.

Description #2

  • Stay home for 5 days.
  •  Wear a well-fitting mask around others for an additional 5 days.
  • Test on day 5 from initial exposure, if possible.
  • If symptoms develop, get tested and stay home until results are received. If positive, follow POSITIVE TEST RESULTS above.

Employees who do not wish to disclose vaccination status must follow Description #2 protocols.  Please notify Human Resources of all positive test results so contract tracing can be conducted. If anyone has any questions, please let me or Human Resources know.

Stay healthy and safe, everyone.
 


Human Resources Department
Duties & Responsibilities

The Human Resources function is handled through the First Selectman's Office and provides service in the areas of:

  • Benefit and personnel administration
  • Employee assistance programs for Town employees
  • Labor relations
  • Safety
  • Training

The First Selectman acts as the Personnel Director and administers all personnel policies and procedures of the Town.

Insurance & Risk Management

The Finance Officer/Treasurer acts as the Insurance/Risk Manager and administers the insurance, employee benefits and payroll functions. Exact provisions of insurance coverage, detailed descriptions of each benefit and specific benefit plan terms are set forth in specific plan documents that are available upon request in the Finance Office.

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Lori Spielman

First Selectman, Personnel Director

LouAnn Cannella

Human Resources Coordinator
Ph: 860-870-3100
Fax: 860-870-3102

55 Main Street
P.O. Box 187
Ellington, CT 06029