You have tested positive for COVID-19 and are subject to a quarantine

  • Please send your lab work with the positive result to your supervisor with a copy to The length of your isolation is a minimum of 10 days from the date of the test administration or when symptoms began, whichever is earlier. You must be fever-free for at least 72 hours without the use of medication and other symptoms should be improving before you may return.

    If you are well enough to telework, please send a request directly to your supervisor and copy If approved, please be advised that for purposes of accountability, all remote work must be performed on a Nassau BOCES-issued device or platform (such as the virtual desktop). Please make the necessary arrangements by coordinating with your supervisor.

    Additionally, you will be required to respond to telephone calls from an administrator in your department or your supervisor(s) during the workday within 30 minutes. If you are unable to do so, you must email or text such administrator or supervisor to acknowledge the missed call and respond as soon as practicable thereafter. If you are approved to telework, you do NOT have to complete the NYS COVID-19 Paid Sick Leave Request Form.

    If your job cannot be completed remotely (as determined by the Agency) or there are days you are too sick to work (even if approved to telework), you may be eligible for NYS COVID-19 Paid Sick Leave. In order to apply for such leave, a request form can be downloaded from the Nassau BOCES website at:

    This form should be completed and emailed to Someone will follow up with you once it has been submitted.

Last Modified on April 20, 2021