• Alex Whitley

Guidance for Daily COVID-19 Screening of Staff

Guidance for Daily COVID-19 Screening of Staff and Visitors The Washington State Department of Health asks that all employers use this guidance to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 by screening staff and visitors daily. This guide is based on: • Input from many agencies • CDC advice • A literature review of COVID-19 signs and symptoms COVID-19 Screening: What to Do Screen ALL who enter your workplace: • All staff before the start of each work shift • All visitors Ask these questions to everyone: Since your last day of work, or last visit here, have you had any of these symptoms that is not attributable to another condition? • Cough • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing • Or at least two of these symptoms • Fever • Chills • Repeated shaking with chills • Muscle pain • Headache • Sore throat • New loss of taste or smell If the answer is YES to any of these questions, use your work’s COVID-19 emergency plan right away. The person who screens may want to: • Review the results • Not let the staff or visitor enter • Share where to get medical help

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