Privacy concerns

Employees have legitimate privacy concerns in their own health, and the health of others in their home.
Employees also have HIPPA rights as it relates to medical documentation. While requesting medical documentation of an employee’s health condition is allowed, that information, and the fact that an employee is out due to their own Covid-19, or that of a family member, must be kept confidential.
Similarly, if an employer, as part of their IIPP, takes the temperature of employees entering the building, that may also raise privacy concerns and a policy to keep the information private should be instituted.
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