I heard there is a Covid case at DNR. Why are we reopening offices with higher cases including one at work?
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I heard there was a positive test in accounting. One of the employees of the manager was contacted over the weekend and told to work from home for 2 weeks. Don’t know who else or if anyone else got called.
Re-opening has been delayed
This company’s main focus is health and safety of employees and their families. Last thing anyone wants is for some employee or family member going into the icu or worse. I’m confident they’ll tell us to go back to working from home soon after hearing the governor’s latest announcement.
Head honcho is a smart guy and no way would he put any of us at unnecessary risk. Governor is all over the TV about staying home and staying safe. Texas and some other states are headed for some issues in the next month. I believe they will make the safe decision to have those that can work remotely continue to do so. No point of risking the ones that can’t or have to be in the office at risk.
I feel like we should not be returning right now, I have talked to a couple of people who said they aren’t coming back because they have medical conditions....I think a lot will have this excuse.
Once someone in the office gets sick we will be back home again.
We don’t need a crystal ball to know which direction cases will be headed in Texas after the 4th of July. Gov. Spoke yesterday and stressed next month they may have to take more drastic steps in handling covid.
I think working from home is the inevitable future. It makes sense in so many ways! I initially did not think it could work but now I think I’m actually more productive working from home. I do enjoy and miss some of the social interaction with my coworkers but quite frankly there is a lot of time spent talking throughout the day about non work issues. I’m hopeful in the future to have the option to work at home at least part of the time.
Do you stare at a special screen at the office that you cant access at home for some reason? You could've brought a dock or more monitors home from the office
I can’t get much done from home, so am happy to get back soon. Wash your hands and wear a mask. We’ll be fine.
Not Plano but multiple people exposed because no one is keeping their distance or wearing masks because it’s not mandatory.
Covid case not at the Plano office.
Risk of dying is one thing. We still don't know the real numbers on that because testing is not ubiquitous. but in places where testing is really good, it's still above 2%. beyond death though, the issue of serious, permanent disability is a larger threat. and aside from being concerned about co-workers / fellow human beings, I don't know many people who want to significantly increase risk of permanent heart/lung/liver/kidney/etc damage in their 30s-50s.
On top of that, Denbury is self-insured with healthcare. So from a $ perspective, how much do you want to pay for long term organ damage for even one person?
We could all go back to work pretty safely if everyone wore a mask all the time. The most infectious a person is will be the 2-3 days prior to showing symptoms. if that person is wearing a mask during that time, they will transmit far less.
Responsible companies are not going back until after Labor day.
Everyone I know at other companies has either already gone back to work or will go back next week, we are not being reckless here.
The concern is young, healthy folks spreading it to those at a high risk. Denbury should be commended for how they have handled the work environment during the pandemic! And cudos to IT for being prepared to so seamlessly allow us all to transition to working from home!
Probably because any younger, healthy individual has a .0001% chance of dying from COVID. That being the case, along with the fact that Immunocompromised and/or elderly folks can continue to work from home, means there’s a greater chance of dying in a car accident on the way to the office than actually dying from the disease.