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ARC is TELEWORK ONLY Apr 7th, 2020

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April 2 – Update: Shelter-in-Place Order Extended

On March 31, Santa Clara County extended its shelter-in-place order. In compliance with this order, and consistent with the NASA Response Framework, NASA’s Ames Research Center remains at Stage 4 and on mandatory telework for ALL personnel with the exception of limited personnel required to maintain safety and security or otherwise approved by the center and agency leadership. […] […]

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March 20 – Update: Ames Fully in Stage 4 of NASA’s Response Framework

California Governor Gavin Newsom issued a state-wide stay-at-home order until further notice to help curb the spread of COVID-19. This new order now elevates the remainder of the state to our local area’s shelter-in-place and does not alter the center’s status.   Ames Research Center is now at what’s called “Stage 4” in NASA’s Response Framework, […] […]

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March 18 – Update: Second Ames Employee Case Confirmed

We have received notification that a second Ames employee has acquired COVID-19 illness. There is no indication that this second case is related to the first case. Based on the circumstances and elapsed time since the employee was on site (more than 19 days ago), we believe that there is no additional risk at the […] […]

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March 16 – Update: “Shelter in Place” Guidance for Ames Community”

In compliance with the Order of the Santa Clara County Health Officer, effective 12:01 a.m. PDT, Tuesday, March 17, 2020, Ames Research Center is on mandatory telework for ALL personnel with the exception of limited personnel required to maintain safety and security of the Center. All previously approved exceptions for work onsite are rescinded and new approvals […] […]

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March 13 – Update: Ames Telework Status to Change on March 18

Safety continues to be the highest priority and the focus of leadership’s immediate work to limit the transmission of COVID-19 at NASA’s Ames Research Center.  Notification of any personnel at Ames who may have come into contact with the employee who tested positive for COVID-19 is nearing completion, and to date, no new cases or […] […]

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March 12 – Update: Ames on MANDATORY Telework and Restricted Access

The health and safety of the Ames community continues to be of the upmost concern and top priority. We continue to take action to prevent further transmission, to continue safeguarding our center, and especially to protect our workforce and community. Ames Research Center remains on mandatory telework and restricted access through at least March 13, […] […]

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March 11 – Update #1: Ames on MANDATORY Telework and Restricted Access

Agency leadership, Ames leadership team and Ames medical personnel continue to actively monitor the coronavirus (COVID-19) situation and are taking appropriate action to protect and care for our NASA family.  In response to an Ames employee testing positive for coronavirus, we have been tracing the employee’s activities in order to identify and notify individuals who […] […]

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Ames on MANDATORY Telework and Restricted Access

NASA’s Ames Research Center will temporarily go to MANDATORY telework status effective immediately and until further notice. More guidance will follow for those who do not have equipment to work from home or who work in labs or other facilities requiring similar technical equipment that are fixed assets.  On Sunday, March 8, we received confirmation that […] […]

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