COVID19 Information for Staff
For Staff: staff-specific information related to COVID19 is updated regularly in the Master Action Plan (MAP). This is available via Sharepoint at your facility, or reach out to your facility's leadership with any question. For nuanced questions about the use of leave, please reach out to your facility's Human Resources agent.
Please communicate with your supervisor prior to any out-of-state travel either for personal or business reasons.
For an FAQ for staff: DAS has provided a document at this link. (updated regularly)
If staff have questions related to COVID-19 and their work, they can call 515-725-0051 with their questions. Calls can remain anonymous if they choose.
Employee Assistance Program
The Employee Assistance Program (EAP) offers confidential resources to help State employees and eligible family members address challenges which may impact job performance, affect well-being, and take a toll on overall health. EAP services are provided at no cost to employees and eligible family members.
For more information: https://das.iowa.gov/human-resources/healthy-opportunities/employee-assistance-program
You are also able to reach out to your local Staff Victimization and Support Services Team (SVSS). SVSS is a peer support program with teams in all DOC Institutions and two active CBC’s. They provide support to staff affected by personal or professional crises.