President Biden ended the national emergency on April 10, 2023, and May 11, 2023 marked the official conclusion of the COVID-19 national public health emergency. With these emergencies behind us, several temporary changes that were adopted in response to the COVID-19 pandemic have also ended.
Employees are encouraged to stay up to date on CDC guidance regarding COVID-19. St. John's University has ended contact tracing and tracking of COVID cases in its community. Most tools, such as vaccines, treatments and testing remain available and the Office of Human Resources continues to offer employees assistance, as needed.
The Employee Benefits Office notified employees of the impacts of the end of the public health emergency and the end of the national emergency on the University plan administration and benefit plan requirements. Read the notice here.
Policy #1102 COVID-19 Paid Sick Leave Law
Policy #1103 Leave Time for COVID-19 Vaccination