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COVID-19 Procedures

Mandatory Vaccination Policy

On 1/6/2022, The Board of Directors approved a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy in accordance with the OSHA Emergency Temporary Standard.

Mandatory Vaccination Policy (updated 1/6/2022)

Summary of key points:

  • By January 9, 2022, all employees of CCE Tompkins must share their vaccination status and proof of vaccination (if applicable) with HR. Please submit your vaccination information via this survey no later than January 9, 2022: Vaccination Status Survey
  • By February 9, 2022, all employees of CCE Tompkins must be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment, except for:
    • employees who do not report to a workplace where other individuals (such as coworkers or customers) are present;
    • employees while working from home;
    • employees who work exclusively outdoors;
    • employees who have been granted a medical or religious accommodation.

Before February 9, HR will provide additional instructions for those seeking an exception. If you have any questions in the meantime, please contact HR.

Daily Covid Screening Questionnaire for Staff & Volunteers

Staff: Complete this online survey every day you go to the office. The first day you come to the office, sign the last page of the Reopening Safety Plan and leave the hard copy with Kathy M. or put it in the mail slot or in the HR lock if she is not present. Completed volunteer surveys can be handled the same way.

Volunteers: The first day you are volunteering please read the CCETC Reopening Safety Plan and sign the Assumption of Risk document and give it to the staff person you are working room. Each day you are volunteering at CCETC or with a CCETC staff person, please do one of the following: 1) Print, complete and bring to CCETC this survey 2) Find a printed copy of the survey in the vestibule of our Willow Ave Education Center and complete it.

The staff person you are working with will let you know what to do with the completed paper survey.

Staff and volunteers are asked to wash their hands and clean any electronic equipment when they arrive at the office. Cleaning stations are set up inside both building entrances at the Education Center.

Additional COVID-19 Resources

Extensive resources and organizational information for all staff!

Employee rights under the New York State COVID-19 Paid Sick Leave

NYS Reopening Safety Plan for CCE-Tompkins

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

  • Contact by phone: 1-800-252-4555
  • Access online at Note that you will need to register to create a profile. Use "Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County" as the organization name. 

Last updated January 6, 2022