Nichole M. Brandon, Director

Contact Info 77 North Front Street
1st Floor Suite 101
Columbus, OH 43215
Office : (614) 645-7206
Hours: M - F 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Department of Human Resources The mission of the Department of Human Resources is to promote organizational excellence through effective partnerships that enhance the overall experience of every employee, by providing professional support administered in an environment that embraces diversity, equity, inclusion and quality customer service.

2023 Opportunity Rising Career Fair

The City of Columbus is HIRING!

On Saturday, January 28th, the City of Columbus, in collaboration with Ohio Means Jobs, will host an Opportunity Rising Career and Resource Fair. This fair gives you an opportunity to apply for a wide range of job positions, meet with HR staff from the different city departments, learn about city programs and resources, and attend various mini workshops. Click here to register!   

COVID-19 Guidance Regarding Isolation, Quarantine, and Work Restrictions (FAQ #24)

IF…

THEN

Additional information

You are experiencing any symptoms consistent with COVID-19…

Isolate from others at home, be clinically evaluated for COVID-19, and tested for SARS-CoV-2 if indicated by a medical professional. Notify your supervisor and HR representative of a positive COVID-19 test. If you are at work when you begin to experience symptoms – notify your supervisor and leave work. Refer to FAQ 45 for return to work guidance following a COVID-19 infection. Refer to FAQ 16 for return to work guidance following non-COVID illness.

This guidance applies to those experiencing symptoms, regardless of how mild symptoms are or vaccination status.

If you had confirmed COVID-19 within the past 90 days (tested positive using a viral test)

No – you do not need to quarantine or be restricted from work following an exposure to someone with suspected or confirmed COVID-19. Wear a mask for 10 days.

If you develop symptoms – get a test, isolate, and stay home.

You are NOT up to date on COVID-19 vaccinations.

Yes – you are subject to the quarantine requirements of an exposure to COVID-19. 

Quarantine and stay home for 5 days. After that continue to wear a mask around others for 5 additional days.

You must wear a mask for 10 days. 

Test on day 5, if possible. 

You must also quarantine if you are continuing to be exposed to the person with COVID-19 (i.e., caring for them, living in same household and cannot isolate). Critical Infrastructure employees may have modified quarantine – please refer to the CIE flowchart. If you develop symptoms – get a test, isolate, and stay home.

Up to date on COVID-19 vaccinations means a person has received all recommended COVID-19 vaccines, including any booster dose(s) when eligible. Critical Infrastructure employees may have modified quarantine – please refer to the CIE flowchart.

You ARE up to date on COVID-19 vaccinations* and you are not experiencing COVID-19 symptoms…

No – you do not need to quarantine or be restricted from work following an exposure to someone with suspected or confirmed COVID-19. CDC guidance recommends testing 5 days after exposure. Wear a mask for 10 days.

If you develop symptoms – get a test, isolate, and stay home.