Employee Information

Returning to Campus


Employee Health and Safety and Faculty Information


Information for Supervisors


Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)


Should I wear a face mask or covering on campus?

Employees are not required to wear a face mask or face covering; however, employees can choose to wear a face mask while on campus or when in close proximity to others.
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What if an employee tests positive for COVID-19?

All employees are required to complete a daily self-certification via Campus Clear prior to entering any Blinn College facility. Based on your response, the app will either invite you to join us on campus or ask you to stay home. A Campus Clear manager will follow-up with the employee if the app tells you to stay home. For more information, please see the Back with Blinn self-certification FAQ. 
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An employee has a child whose school or day care is closed due to COVID-19 and they have no other childcare arrangements. What options are available?

Any employee whose child has a school or daycare close due to COVID-19 should contact Human Resources as soon as possible.
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How should supervisors address employee health concerns?

Supervisors should direct all employees with health questions or concerns to the Human Resources Department for assistance.
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If an employee is coughing or displaying other symptoms, can a supervisor require them to go home?

If an employee is ill, coughing, or displaying other symptoms, the employee should be sent home to minimize exposure to others. The employee should utilize paid leaves as applicable to their position and situation. 

All employees are required to complete a daily self-certification via Campus Clear prior to entering any Blinn College facility. Based on your response, the app will either invite you to join us on campus or ask you to stay home. A Campus Clear manager will follow-up with the employee if the app tells you to stay home. For more information, please see the Back with Blinn self-certification FAQ. 


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Does Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) leave apply to absences due to confirmed cases of coronavirus?

Yes, coronavirus qualifies as a "serious health condition" under FMLA, allowing an eligible employee to take FMLA leave if either the employee or an immediate family member contracts the disease.
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