COVID-19 guidelines – InterMed employees

If you feel ill or have been exposed to someone with confirmed or suspected COVID-19, please follow the guidance below.

If you have addition questions about returning to work, call Human Resources at (207) 523-3615 or covid@intermed.com

Physicians and advanced practitioners: see section on weekend testing, below.

If you feel ill

If you have a fever of 100.4 or above, or two of these symptoms, you should quarantine at home (see instructions below):

  • Cough
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Body Aches
  • Chills
  • Sore Throat
  • Fatigue
  • Abdominal pain
  • Nausea, vomiting or diarrhea
  • Headache
  • Congestion or runny Nose
  • Loss of smell
  • Change in taste
  • Skin rash, especially on fingers and toes

Quarantine at home

  • Do not return to work.
  • Notify your manager immediately
  • Contact your primary care provider to arrange a COVID test.
    • Negative – If test results are negative and you are fever free for 24 hours without taking fever reducing medications, you may return to work and follow our normal masking protocol.
    • Positive – If test results are positive, report your results to Human Resources and your manager to determine the appropriate timeline to return to the office.

If you are exposed – with no symptoms

If you are exposed to someone with suspected or confirmed COVID but you do not have any symptoms or a positive COVID-19 test, in accordance to CDC guidelines you may return to work and quarantine at work for 14 days.

Quarantine at work

  • You must wear a mask at all times
    • You may only remove your mask outside of the building or in your vehicle
    • This includes lunch or water breaks
  • You may choose to get a COVID test by contacting your primary care provider to schedule a test.
    • Negative test result – continue to quarantine at work for 14 days from your exposure.
    • Positive test result – If your test is positive, you cannot work and must quarantine at home. Speak with HR and your manager to determine the appropriate timeline to return to the office.

Physicians and advanced practitioners – weekend testing

If you become symptomatic or have been exposed to suspected /confirmed COVID and need COVID testing on the weekend, call the Acute Care Clinic (523-3999) to arrange a test.
Please note that this does not include testing for travel clearance.


Related links

Travel outside of Maine – employee guidance