Accommodations for Those with Increased Risk
The Croatian Public Health Institute has compiled a list ofconditions where individuals could be at greater risk to the COVID-19 virus.These conditions are currently as follows:
- Older adults in general (age 60 and older)
- Individuals with chronic illnesses such as diabetes, highblood pressure, kidney disease, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, animmunocompromised state (weakened immune system) from solid organ transplant,serious heart conditions, and obesity (body mass index, BMI, of 30 or higher)
As more is known about COVID-19, and as new informationbecomes available, the Croatian Public Health Institute will update this listand so will RIT Croatia. Students with conditions that may place them at ahigher risk for COVID-19 infection are to contact the campus Ombudsperson forappropriate accommodations. All accommodation requests must be supported byproper medical documentation.
Faculty and staff who are at an increased risk for illnessfrom COVID-19 infection may request an accommodation in order to perform theessential functions of their job. Accommodations will be discussed on anindividual basis and final determination will be made by the department headsand the Human Resources Manager.