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COVID-19 Informative Links:

Alameda County Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) - http://www.acphd.org/2019-ncov.aspx

Safer Federal Workplace - Latest Guidance: https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/new/

Latest guidance for ARS Employees on Axon - https://axon.ars.usda.gov/Employee Tools/Pages/COVID-19-Coronavirus-Information.aspx

CDC Pandemic Resources:

Executive Order on Requiring Coronavirus Disease 2019 Vaccination for Federal Employees - Sept 9, 2021: https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefing-room/presidential-actions/2021/09/09/executive-order-on-requiring-coronavirus-disease-2019-vaccination-for-federal-employees/

Planning for a Safe Increased Return of Federal Employees and Contractors to Physical Workplaces, and for Effective, Efficient, and Inclusive Post-Reentry Work Environments - Jun 10, 2021: OMB Briefing Room post https://www.whitehouse.gov/omb/briefing-room/2021/06/10/planning-for-a-safe-increased-return-of-federal-employees-and-contractors-to-physical-workplaces-and-for-effective-efficient-and-inclusive-post-reentry-work-environments/; OMB Memorandum M-21-25 [pdf]

USDA Be Prepared - https://www.dm.usda.gov/beprepared/Covid19.htm

OPM Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) - https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/covid-19

 

Emergency Alert Notification System: Omnilert

https://axon.ars.usda.gov/Employee Tools/Pages/Omnilert.aspx

Sign up through the Axon Omnilert webpage (above) to receive employee alerts for: building closures, emergency activities, shutdown information, and other time-sensitive notifications during a disaster, crisis, or major Agency emergency.

 

eAuthentication - https://www.eauth.usda.gov/MainPages/index.aspx
An account is necessary to access several online employee resources, including the following:

ADSelfService Plus will be decommissioned Jul 30, 2021 - https://axon.ars.usda.gov/ITSD/Pages/ITSD-Communication.aspx
See Axon ITSD Communication 7/26/2021 for new instructions to reset ARS e-mail password.

U.S. Bank Access Online - https://access.usbank.com/
Website for GSA SmartPay purchase and travel cardholders only.

Administrative and Financial Management (AFM) - https://axon.ars.usda.gov/AFM/Pages/Home.aspx
Access to information for REE employees requires LincPass or eAuthentication.

Axon Employee Tools - https://axon.ars.usda.gov/Employee Tools/
This page lists additional key websites for ARS employees, including policy & procedures, bulletins, manuals and forms. Access requires LincPass or eAuthentication.