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COVID-19 Coronavirus Updates and Guidance

The County is taking a number of actions to keep residents safe and minimize the spread of COVID-19. Find status information for County operations and services.

COVID-19 Baltimore County Employee Guide

Baltimore County is committed to providing information as soon as it is available as we work together to manage through this unprecedented public health crisis. Helpful links and information for employees can be found below.

COVID-19 Related Leave

The following forms should only be used in conjunction with COVID-19 pandemic events:

Expansion of Medical and Sick Leave

The Guidance Memo (PDF) from the Director of the Office of Human Resources outlines provisions regarding the temporary expansion of Federal paid sick leave and family medical leave entitlements.

Expanded Family Medical Leave

Emergency Paid Sick Leave

Face Covering Policy

All Baltimore County employees are required to wear a face covering while in County office buildings or facilities. Face coverings are to be worn in all common areas including, but not limited to, work spaces, restrooms, hallways, stairwells, elevators, mailrooms, etc. Additionally, if your duties require you to use a face covering while driving, please use caution against vision obstruction and eye glasses fogging up.

View the full Face Covering Guidance Document and Policy (PDF).

New Employees

New employee sign-ins will be completed by Departments in partnership with the Office of Human Resources (OHR). OHR will send the onboarding documents to all agency HR liaisons. An appointment will be scheduled for the new employee to call in to OHR to review their paperwork and answer any questions the employee may have. Please review the following documents for detailed information:

Telework

Effective Wednesday, March 18, any Baltimore County employee who can telework must telework. If you have any questions about your eligibility to telework, contact your immediate supervisor.

Travel

All County government-related travel is suspended through April 30. Please review the following documents for more information pertaining to employee travel:

Resources

 
 
Revised July 15, 2020