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- Agencies Will Still Have ‘Their Own Parameters’ on Returning to the Office Amid COVID Surge - December 29, 2021
There is no new guidance on reentry to workplaces, other than updates to reflect the latest Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommendations.
Courtney Buble, Government Executive
As coronavirus cases rise dramatically nationwide with the Omicron variant, individual federal agencies still have the discretion to determine who does and doesn’t have to come into the office, the Biden administration said Tuesday.
So far studies have shown Omicron is less severe than other variants, but it is still highly contagious and cases in the D.C. area where many agencies are headquartered have increased by 987% in the past two weeks, NBC4 reported on Tuesday. While White House officials have said several times that a lockdown is not going to happen, many schools, businesses, stores and restaurants have been reverting back to the ways of spring 2020.
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