The Mask Dongle mobile application COVID-19 screening methods are based on CDC, state and local guidelines. The application provides a questionnaire to assist in determining whether an employee or visitor has: (a) knowingly come in close contact in the past 14 days with anyone who has tested positive or has had symptoms of COVID-19; (b) tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 14 days; or (c) experienced any symptoms of COVID-19 in the past 14 days. The CDC’s screening questionnaire for entering its facilities outlines similar questions. If you are experiencing any COVID-19 symptoms, it is important to check with a doctor in addition to using the app and before making medical decisions.
Many states have provided COVID-19 Health Screening Guidance and the use of health questionnaires is now mandatory for many organizations with on-site operations. Guidance often requires the owner/operator of office-based work activities to conduct mandatory daily health screenings for employees and, “where practicable,” visitors.
The CDC has also provided guidance on screening for specific Symptoms of COVID-19, This list is not all possible symptoms. Please call your healthcare provider for any other symptoms that are severe or concerning to you.
Additional Sources of Information
For more information, refer to state specific guidelines pertaining to the screening of COVID-19 symptoms and potential exposures before reporting to and entering the workplace.