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COVID-19 Resources for Employees

We are here to provide support to our employees during this time. Employee safety is of the highest concern. We are working closely with the University System of Georgia to provide resources and guidance to you as you adapt to our work environment during this public health emergency.

Contact the Georgia Southern University CARES Center for answers to all your COVID-19 related questions; to self-report test results and symptoms; get help evaluating your situation; and receive support for your COVID-19 related academic, employment and on-campus notification needs. There are several ways to reach the CARES Center:
-Use the MyGS mobile app
-Complete the CARES Center COVID-19 self-reporting form available through the MyGeorgiaSouthern portal under the tile titled “COVID-19 Information & Resources.”
-Call 912-478-CARE (Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.)
The Manager Toolkit provides screening questions and directions for actions to take if an employee is sick.
Visit the Frequently Asked Questions page often for answers to our most frequent questions.
Check here for the COVID-19 Decision Trees to help employees and managers determine when they should be staying home due to COVID-19 symptoms or testing.
The University System of Georgia provides useful information for employees during this public health emergency. You can also sign up for alerts related to benefits during the emergency.
Stressed? Need community resources? Don’t know how to balance work and life? KEPRO, our Employee Assistant Program provider is here to help. You can access services by calling 1-844-243-4440 or visiting Use company code USGCares.
Concerned about market volatility and your investments? CAPTRUST offers a no-cost advice line for all benefited employees to answer questions and concerns about the market.
Need assistance from Human Resources? The most efficient way to reach us is through a MyHelp ticket or email to
All USG employees and retirees now have access to a free online COVID-19 virtual screening tool offered by Augusta University. Visit to download the App or access the COVID-19 Virtual screening tool on your desktop. 

Need an accommodation because of your own medical condition or to care for someone impacted by COVID-19? Click the button below for more information on ADA Accommodations and leave options.

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CORONAVIRUS DISEASE 2019 (COVID-19) UPDATES from the University System of Georgia

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Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) Information from Georgia Southern University Health Services

Last updated: 7/26/2021