Personal Travel Under COVID-19

Community Medical Center is committed to maintain a safe environment for patients, visitors and staff and continuous to monitor developments in the impact and transmission of coronavirus (COVID-19) and strives to follow the available best practices recommended by governing health authorities and the CDC (Center for Disease Control). In the interests of employee health and safety, Community Medical Center is implementing the following precautions which will restrict an employees’ return to work following personal travel, as may be updated from time to time.

Employee Duty to Disclose Personal Travel

A.             Employees are strongly encouraged to avoid all non-essential personal travel outside the state of Montana. This includes federal recreational parks which cross state lines.

B.             Employees are required to provide prompt, pre-disclosure to their immediate manager/director and Employee Health of any travel plans they may have to travel outside of Montana within the next three (3) months from June 1, 2020 to September 1, 2020.

C.            Employee Health will collect and document the following information which will be used solely for the purpose of this policy and will, at all times, remain confidential in accordance with all relevant CMC policies: Name, Position, Work, Location, Travel Destination, Dates departing and returning to Montana.

D.            Return to Work: All employees who take personal travel outside of Montana are required to contact Employee Health at 327-4007 prior to returning to the workplace.

E.             Compliance: Non-compliance with this policy or not providing truthful information can result in the progressive discipline process.

This policy excludes members of the Montana Nurses Association

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