Who are essential workers, and is there a letter I can give my daycare or others if I am considered an essential worker?
Governor Little issued a statewide stay-home order on March 25, 2020. The order requires employees to stay home unless deemed “essential.” The University has provided guidance regarding the definition of Essential Services based on information from the State of Idaho. As a reminder, at Boise State University, all employees have been asked to work from home unless the employee’s leadership has deemed their presence on campus essential. All employees working from home need to complete the COVID-19 Telecommuting Agreement.
For essential employees who continue to work on Campus, some daycare centers or other services may require a letter indicating the employee is “essential.” For those employees deemed “essential,” the following letter can be used for that purpose on approval from the direct supervisor. While working on Campus, please refer to the guidance regarding social distancing and prevention.