COVID-19 Update: Virus Exposure and Work/Leave Options

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COVID-19 Exposure and Work/Leave Options under Enhanced Telework Updated 3/23/2020)

These charts are designed to be used with detailed FAQs which can be found HERE. Please refer to both when providing guidance to employees. If you have questions about how these charts apply to your situation, please contact your supervisor. Supervisors can also refer to the Office of Personnel Management FAQ guide issued March 7, 2020.

3-23-20_Exposure and Work-Leave Guidance under Enhanced Telework

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Posted: 23 March 2020
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Alex di Giovanni is primarily responsible for "other duties as assigned" in the Office of Communications and External Affairs. She has been with the Smithsonian since 2006 and plans to be interred in the Smithson crypt.