With COVID-19 cases and exposure notices on the rise, it’s imperative that we all follow the most recent direction from public health.
Given the number of cases in our region, until further notice employees who can work from home are directed to do so. All others are to report to their usual work location and continue to follow the health and safety measures in place to help reduce the spread of the virus. As well, all in-person training has been suspended.
Please ensure you’re following all COVID-19 protective measures:
If you have any questions or concerns about your work arrangements, please contact your supervisor.
Across the country and in our region, increased measures are being implemented to control the spread of the virus, including some recent changes to travel within the Atlantic bubble. I know this continues to be a difficult time, especially with the holiday season around the corner – but it’s critical we remain vigilant.
We must all do our part to protect each other, especially those must vulnerable.
Remember, our Employee and Family Assistance Program is available to those who may need to access services and resources. Employees can also contact Human Resources at MyHR@halifax.ca or 902.490.6145.
Thank you for working safely.
Kind regards, amitiés, wela’lioq,
Recognizing that the duration of this situation is unknown, and to streamline your access to information, below is list of important links.
Employee updates: hrmmatters.ca/coronavirus
Municipal service adjustments: halifax.ca/coronavirus
hfxALERT, the municipality’s mass notification system: halifax.ca/hfxalert
Human Resources: MyHR@halifax.ca or 902.490.6145
Homewood Health’s Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP): 902.466.3327 or 1.800.663.1142
Halifax Regional Police Association EFAP: 902.430.8295 or 902.430.8296
International Association of Fire Fighters FAP: 902.483.6068