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Updated June 30, 2020 As part of the lab’s COVID-19 response restricting site access to essential personnel and village residents, the following changes to site services are in effect: The medical office remains open. The cafeteria is closed. The users center is closed. The taxi/shuttle service is operating on an on-call basis. The Abri Credit Union at Fermilab is closed. Services are provided at their other locations (Woodridge, Romeoville & Joliet) via drive-thru only. The stockroom is closed to all…

All personnel working on site in Batavia are required to wear a face covering when inside a building, unless they are alone in a personal office space or conference room (with walls). In addition, personnel are required to wear a face covering when outside if more than a six-foot distance from another person cannot be consistently and completely maintained. It is Fermilab’s goal to ensure that all personnel working on site have access to a face covering. There are a…

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recommendations on social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic should not prevent you from seeking shelter during a tornado or other severe weather. Your first priority should be to protect yourself from a tornado.  While in the shelter, take steps to ensure you follow CDC guidelines for physical distancing and wearing a face covering. If you are working from home, ensure you and your family know where to take shelter. If you live in a…

Blue Cross Blue Shield has expanded its telehealth program in Illinois. If you are covered by any of the Fermilab medical plans, you may now seek telephone and/or video appointments with many network providers for medical care, including behavior health care. This expanded access to virtual health care is provided to reduce your risk of exposure to COVID-19 or other viruses by avoiding in-person visits to medical offices. You may access covered telehealth services by contacting your healthcare provider or…

An accountability drill will be held on Thursday, April 9. If you are a Fermilab employee or contractor and are working on Thursday, you are required to respond when you receive the message. See the April 7 all-hands or all-users email from Fermilab COO Kate Gregory for more details. Please note that is only a drill. If you are a Fermilab employee or contractor, you should respond “onsite” only if you are physically on the Batavia site. If you are teleworking or working…