Eligibility requirements change for COVID-19 Temporary Housing Program

May 28, 2020  //  FOUND IN: Updates & Resources

Due to a substantially reduced number of COVID cases, temporary housing will only be made available to employees who need to self-isolate/quarantine due to of COVID-19 exposure and/or infection.

Temporary housing for employees in need of respite or because they or their family members may be at high risk of COVID-19 is suspended. Any employees currently using temporary housing due to these circumstances can complete their stay but no new extensions will be accepted. The employee may contact the Patient Visitor Accommodation Program at Patient and Visitor Accommodation Program (PVAP) at 734-936-0100 or 800-544-8684 to arrange alternate accommodations or switch their existing reservation to self-pay on or before June 7.

Any employee who believes they may need to be quarantined should contact Occupational Health Services at 734-764-8021. If temporary housing is considered as a needed benefit, OHS will direct them to the temporary housing team. If an employee has been seen by their primary care physician (PCP), documentation is required. The required documentation and request for lodging should be sent to hotel-accommodations@med.umich.edu.