For Our Staff

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

SCCMHA staff are encouraged to submit questions related to Coronavirus (COVID-19) by emailing mailbox COVID19-FAQ@sccmha.org

See Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) document below for a listing of Questions and Answers: 

COVID-19 Return to Work & Re-Opening Plan *Note plan is under update and edit*
COVID-19 Safety and Re-engagement Policy (623) *Updated on 8/24/20*
Teleworking / Remote Work Policy (313)
Essential Behavioral Health Services Directive: Providing In Person Services (In Home/Community/Office Based) *Updated on 9/30/20*


Return to Work Guidance Documents

  • Click here to download Welcome Back To Our Buildings guide
  • Click here to download IT guide
  • Click here to download HR guide
  • Click here to download Facilities Safety guide
  • Click here to download EZTexting guide
  • Click here to download Physical Environmental Preparedness Plan 

Communications to Staff from SCCMHA Administration

  • Click here to view the November 17, 2020 Email on MDHHS COVID Epidemic Order on Business Restrictions, COVID Guidance on Social Gatherings as Holidays Approach and CDC Guidance on COVID Precautions for Thanksgiving Preparations
  • Click here to view the June 24, 2020 Email Update on Screening at the Front Door of SCCMHA Facilities
  • Click here to view the June 5, 2020 Email on Updated COVID-19 Self-Assessment Tool.
  • Click here to view the May 29, 2020 Email Update on SCCMHA Text Notification System.
  • Click here to view the May 21, 2020 Email Update on New Electronic Self-Assessment Tool - Effective 5/26/2020.
  • Click here to view the May 20, 2020 Email Update on Information on Parking & Thank Yous.
  • Click here to view the May 7, 2020 Email Update on new text Restore Crisis Text Line for mental health support.
  • Click here to view the April 28, 2020 Email Update on COVID-19 Employee Screening Process. 
  • Click here to view the April 24, 2020 Governor Whitmer Extends Say Home, Stay Safe Order Communication.
  • Click here to view the April 22, 2020 COVID-19 Test Finder Communication.
  • Click here to view the April 22, 2202 Resources on COVID-19 and Racial & Ethnic Minority Communities.
  • Click here to view the April 17, 2020 New COVID-19 Employee Screening Process.
  • Click here to view the April 9, 2020 SCCMHA COVID-19 Families First Coronavirus Relief Act (FFCRA) document from F. Stahl. 
  • Click here to view the April 9, 2020 Email Update on Essential Staff Requirements while Working in SCCMHA Facilities.
  • Click here to view the April 6, 2020 SCCMHA COVID-19 Mitigation Strategy document from S. Lindsey.
  • Click here to view the March 31, 2020 SCCMHA COVID-19 Operational Changes and Additional Information document from S. Lindsey.

Support for Behavioral Health Workforce During COVID-19

  • Click here to view 'Supporting Emotional Health of Behavioral Health Workforce During COVID-19'
  • Click here to view 'Addressing patients emotional needs during COVID-19 workup and diagnosis: Guidance for Clinicians'.
  • Click here for some ways to connect with emotional-support services without having to leave home.  

Additional Information on Masking

  • Click here for info from CDC on 'Use of Cloth Face Coverings to Help Slow the Spread of COVID-19' which includes simple instructions on making your own mask.
  • Click here to read a recent NYT article 'How NOT to Wear a Mask' which explains how face masks should be used to get the most benefit.
  • Click here for instructions from MiHIA on making your own fabric mask.