Horrillo, S 2020, Roadmap to Recovery - Phase 2, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno

Adhere to Phase 2: Policies and procedures for on campus work

Offices and Properties

  • Adhere to Phase 2: Policies and procedures for on campus work.
  • Extension Educators must submit information to the Area Director for approval that articulates how they will follow the University policies and procedures and Extension Guidelines in their facilities. Include an employee return to worksite schedule.
  • Upon Area Director approval, offices will begin opening once they have been sanitized, PPE secured, and common areas prepared.
  • Upon Area Director approval, offices/properties may open to the public. Floor markings direct traffic and indicate physical distancing practices
  • Common areas open but strict physical distancing and hygiene protocols enforced.
  • A maximum of 2 people at a time in copy rooms, bathrooms, break rooms, storage areas or other confined spaces.
  • Allow at least 15 minutes between groups in meeting rooms to minimize interactions and allow for cleaning.
  • Social distancing of at least 6 feet must be maintained at all times.
  • 4-H camp remains closed.

Employees

Field Work

Extension Activities

  • Adhere to Phase 2: Policies and procedures for on campus work (see link at top of page).
  • All volunteers are required to complete the General COVID-19 Training for University of Nevada, Reno Affiliates before participating in any activities.
  • For community garden activities, volunteers must sign a registration form.
  • Extension activities limited and phased in.
  • Classroom size may be no more than 25 so long as social distancing of at least 6 feet can be maintained at all times. Consider seating arrangements, class-arrival and class dismissal, breaks, and bathrooms.
  • Larger-enrollment classes may be taught with up to 25 participants face-to-face and the rest online (synchronously) or broken into smaller classes.
  • Offsite extension activities will follow the policy of the community partner. University employees and volunteers must follow the University policies and procedures and Extension Guidelines.
  • No food should be served at Extension Activities. Drinks allowed.

4-H/Extension Youth Activities

Youth Activities and Programs

  • Adhere to Phase 2: Policies and procedures for on campus work (see link at top of page).
  • For additional requirements for 4-H Clubs, camps and Extension Youth Activities, please go to
  • All adult volunteers working with Extension youth programs (including 4-H clubs, day camps, Junior Master Gardner, etc.) must complete the General COVID-19 Training for University of Nevada, Reno Affiliates before participating in any activities. 
  • All volunteers must read the daily health self-assessment before participating in any activities. This form is located in the Youth Program Policies and Guidance for COVID-19 for Phase 2.
  • 4-H Groups (or Clubs) can begin meeting if the meetings are held outdoors. There will be NO meetings held indoors or in confined areas.
  • Group size can be no more than 25 people, based on the ability to ensure physical distancing at all times (minimum 6 ft apart). The 25-person limit includes all volunteers, youth, parents, siblings, and guests.
  • There will no overnight 4-H camps.
  • Day Camps will be permissible if following the 25-person rule.

Travel

Adhere to Phase 2: Policies and procedures for on campus work (see link at top of page).

Supervisors

Adhere to Phase 2: Policies and procedures for on campus work (see link at top of page).
See Procedures for implementing the provisions of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act.

PPE Required and other Restrictions

Adhere to Phase 2: Policies and procedures for on campus work (see link at top of page).

*Phase 2 and 3 – If   county guidelines differ contact the Extension Director for guidance.
**On campus work refers to any work performed at any University office, property, field work or sponsored event.

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Roadmap to Recovery - Phase 2

Adhere to Phase 2: Policies and procedures for on campus work

Offices and Properties

  • Adhere to Phase 2: Policies and procedures for on campus work.
  • Extension Educators must submit information to the Area Director for approval that articulates how they will follow the University policies and procedures and Extension Guidelines in their facilities. Include an employee return to worksite schedule.
  • Upon Area Director approval, offices will begin opening once they have been sanitized, PPE secured, and common areas prepared.
  • Upon Area Director approval, offices/properties may open to the public. Floor markings direct traffic and indicate physical distancing practices
  • Common areas open but strict physical distancing and hygiene protocols enforced.
  • A maximum of 2 people at a time in copy rooms, bathrooms, break rooms, storage areas or other confined spaces.
  • Allow at least 15 minutes between groups in meeting rooms to minimize interactions and allow for cleaning.
  • Social distancing of at least 6 feet must be maintained at all times.
  • 4-H camp remains closed.

Employees

Field Work

Extension Activities

  • Adhere to Phase 2: Policies and procedures for on campus work (see link at top of page).
  • All volunteers are required to complete the General COVID-19 Training for University of Nevada, Reno Affiliates before participating in any activities.
  • For community garden activities, volunteers must sign a registration form.
  • Extension activities limited and phased in.
  • Classroom size may be no more than 25 so long as social distancing of at least 6 feet can be maintained at all times. Consider seating arrangements, class-arrival and class dismissal, breaks, and bathrooms.
  • Larger-enrollment classes may be taught with up to 25 participants face-to-face and the rest online (synchronously) or broken into smaller classes.
  • Offsite extension activities will follow the policy of the community partner. University employees and volunteers must follow the University policies and procedures and Extension Guidelines.
  • No food should be served at Extension Activities. Drinks allowed.

4-H/Extension Youth Activities

Youth Activities and Programs

  • Adhere to Phase 2: Policies and procedures for on campus work (see link at top of page).
  • For additional requirements for 4-H Clubs, camps and Extension Youth Activities, please go to
  • All adult volunteers working with Extension youth programs (including 4-H clubs, day camps, Junior Master Gardner, etc.) must complete the General COVID-19 Training for University of Nevada, Reno Affiliates before participating in any activities. 
  • All volunteers must read the daily health self-assessment before participating in any activities. This form is located in the Youth Program Policies and Guidance for COVID-19 for Phase 2.
  • 4-H Groups (or Clubs) can begin meeting if the meetings are held outdoors. There will be NO meetings held indoors or in confined areas.
  • Group size can be no more than 25 people, based on the ability to ensure physical distancing at all times (minimum 6 ft apart). The 25-person limit includes all volunteers, youth, parents, siblings, and guests.
  • There will no overnight 4-H camps.
  • Day Camps will be permissible if following the 25-person rule.

Travel

Adhere to Phase 2: Policies and procedures for on campus work (see link at top of page).

Supervisors

Adhere to Phase 2: Policies and procedures for on campus work (see link at top of page).
See Procedures for implementing the provisions of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act.

PPE Required and other Restrictions

Adhere to Phase 2: Policies and procedures for on campus work (see link at top of page).

*Phase 2 and 3 – If   county guidelines differ contact the Extension Director for guidance.
**On campus work refers to any work performed at any University office, property, field work or sponsored event.

Published by: Horrillo, S, 2020, Roadmap to Recovery - Phase 2, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno