As the holidays approach, traveling may be a part of your plans. If so, and your plans include international travel, you may be required to use your leave to quarantine before you return to campus. Consider the following as you plan winter break travel:
If you are traveling internationally:
Please note that at this time, all international travel is considered high risk for contracting COVID-19. Therefore, a quarantine may be required prior to returning to work on campus, and you may be required to use your sick or vacation leave to quarantine for up to 14 days before returning to campus.
To determine if your travel destination will require you to use your accrued leave to quarantine before returning to work on campus, contact Tanya Mayan, HR analyst and Valencia’s specially trained COVID-19 case manager at COVIDillness@valenciacollege.edu or 407-299-5000, extension 3047, or Organizational Development and Human Resources at HR4U@valenciacollege.edu or 407-299-5000 extension HR4U (4748).
Reference the following sites for up-to-date travel notices related to the Coronavirus:
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Travel Information
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention After You Travel Information
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Recommendations by Destination
- NAFSA: Association for International Educators – Resources
- U.S. Department of State Travel Advisory
Returning to campus:
If you have traveled internationally, before you return to campus, contact Tanya Mahan, HR analyst and Valencia’s COVID-19 case manager at COVIDillness@valenciacollege.edu or 407-299-5000, extension 3047. She will provide you with next steps and authorization to return to work on campus.
In addition, please review Valencia’s Phase 2 guidelines prior to returning to campus. Guidelines include taking the Daily Health Assessment, staying home if sick and wearing a mask on campus. For a complete list of Phase 2 protocols, read Roadmap for Reopening: Phase 2 Reminders for Fall Term.
If you have questions about holiday travel, Phase 2 protocols, or illness reporting, please contact Organizational Development and Human Resources at HR4U@valenciacollege.edu or 407-299-5000 extension HR4U (4748).