COVID

COVID-19 Guidance for Employees

  • New Paid Leave Provisions Under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act
    The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) was recently passed and signed into law. This new legislation offers emergency paid sick leave and an expansion of Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) coverage for eligible employees effective April 1, 2020 through December 31, 2020.
  • Free COVID-19 Virtual Screenings for USG Employees
    All University System of Georgia (USG) employees are now eligible for free COVID-19 virtual screenings through Augusta University Health System’s AU Health Express Care app. 
  • Emergency Leave Procedures
    The USG issued Non-Closure Emergency Leave Procedures giving USG presidents the authority to allow Leave with Pay in situations where the institution remains open but with reduced operations during an emergency.
  • COVID-19 and USG Healthcare Plan and Other Benefit Resources​
    As the situation related to COVID-19 evolves, we want to make sure you are aware of the important benefits and resources available to you through the USG Benefits programs.
  • Teleworking Arrangements 
    This guidance is for supervisors, employees and departments and is designed to help set up temporary remote work arrangements quickly and successfully.

HR News

  • New Paid Leave Provisions under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act

    The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) was recently passed and signed into law. This new legislation offers emergency paid sick leave and an expansion of Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) coverage for eligible employees effective April 1, 2020 through December 31, 2020. 
     

  • Free COVID-19 Virtual Screenings for USG employees

    All University System of Georgia (USG) employees are now eligible for free COVID-19 virtual screenings through Augusta University Health System’s AU Health Express Care app. Screenings are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, at no cost and no appointment required.