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What to do if you're feeling sick

As always, if you are feeling sick, please do not report to work. If you or your family have concerns or questions regarding symptoms that you or your family are experiencing, feel free to call any of the hotline numbers below to speak with a nurse or healthcare professional. Confluence Network: (509) 663-8711 Samaritan Nurse Line: (509) 764-3...
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Service Desk Contact methods during remote work scenarios

During this time, the Service Desk is unable to access the typical phone queue under the 2206 number.Until this is resolved, please use the following methods for reporting issues and requesting assistance.  ​Severity ​Description ​Response Time Resolution/Mitigation Time​Suggested Contact Method ​1​-Critical System is down-Little to no functio...
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PUD Property Access

I want to thank all of you for your patience as we work through this dynamic situation.A number of employees have asked about retrieving items from PUD property. Access to PUD facilities is restricted until further notice. Only those employees that are supporting critical functions will be provided access to PUD property. Employees performing criti...
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PHISHING and Malicious Software related to COVID-19

With all the SystemWide's going out on how to operate remotely………………..GrantPUD Cyber Security is adding another one to remind Everyone to stay alert and question everything.As in all emergency situations our attentions are focused on the health and safety of our loved ones and our co-works and the natural tendency is to let our GUARD down, physical...
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Important Resources to Help You Get Email, Attend Meetings and Work Remotely

Many resources are available to employees to enable them to work and meet remotely: 1.Drop-In Demonstrations (getting email from home, using Teams, what is Office 365, mobile applications and more)View demonstrations schedule 2. Contact the Service Desk through New Teams Group: COVID REMOTE WORKING SUPPORT New channel set up dedicated to suppo...
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General Manager gives update to Grant PUD’s response to Coronavirus threat

Grant PUD's Incident Command Team and I decided this week to take the prudent action of closing all Grant PUD facilities to the public. Until further notice, only Grant PUD employees required to provide on-site, mission-critical functions will report to their normal work locations. We are also taking the advice of public health officials to create ...
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All Grant PUD facilities will be closed to the public until further notice

Desplácese hacia abajo para españolEPHRATA — As a precautionary measure to protect the safety of customers and employees, all Grant PUD facilities will now be closed to public access until further notice. Only employees who are identified as mission-critical personnel in operating Grant PUD's generating and power systems, as well as the fiber netwo...
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Grant PUD’s learning centers closed to public, commission meetings will be call-in only

EPHRATA — Grant PUD is taking the following actions effective immediately as a precautionary measure to protect employees and visitors from the potential threat of the COVID-19 Coronavirus:The Wanapum Heritage Center, near Priest Rapids Dam, and the Grant PUD Visitors Center, at Wanapum Dam, are closed to the public until further notice.All Grant P...
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Ways to pay your bill without an office visit

Online at grantpud.org Sign up for an ePay account to pay your bills online via credit/debit card or automatic withdrawal from your checking or savings account. Customers also have the option to make a one-time online payment. U.S. Postal ServiceSend your payment* by check or money order in the envelope provided with your bill to: Grant PUD PO...
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Systemwide Coronavirus Update for March 9, 2020

Learning centers closed: As a precautionary measure, we have closed the Wanapum Heritage Center and the Grant PUD Visitor's Center at the Hydro Office Building to public access indefinitely.Virtual commission meetings: Also, Grant PUD commission meetings will be conducted virtually. The meeting on March 10 can be accessed by calling 509-7...
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Systemwide Coronavirus Update for March 10, 2020

Coronavirus response webpage. We have set up a Coronavirus Response webpage that shows Grant PUD's current conditions in our response to the threat of Coronavirus. This webpage also has an archive to the systemwide update messages we have sent out related to the virus. We will update this page when and if conditions change.Travel policy clarificati...
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Grant PUD joins the region to support Snake River dams

A press conference was held to allow local stakeholders the chance to respond to the federal Environmental Impact Statement released on Friday. Agencies represented at Tuesday's event included Grant PUD, Benton PUD, Franklin PUD, Port of Pasco, Tri-City Regional Chamber of Commerce, Benton Clean Air Agency and Benton Rural Electric Cooperative."Tod...
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Grant PUD supports 'Math is Cool'

Young mathematicians test their knowledge  More than 350 competitors from 27 schools from Grant County and the rest of North Central Washington competed in this sort-of math Olympics Feb. 28 at Clovis Point Intermediate School in East Wenatchee.Grant PUD staffers, management — and a management spouse — take a leading role in making Math is Coo...
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Miss the GM Forum? Here's a recap and Q&A

Our safety culture journey: five years of progress Then Grant PUD GM Tony Webb had just begun to question in 2015 whether we were putting enough emphasis on safety when an arc-flash explosion at Priest Rapids Dam injured six coworkers and kicked off an investigation that left little room for doubt – our Safety Culture needed some work from upp...
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Systemwide Coronavirus Update for March 5, 2020

All Grant PUD employees should follow normal precautions to prevent the spread of infectious disease, including the COVID-19 Coronavirus.One of the best ways to protect yourself is by following credible sources of information. Sources that Grant PUD management are following to learn the latest about Coronavirus include:• Centers for Disease Control...
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Stop the Spread of Germs

Universal healthcare methods to stop the spread of germs: Stay away. Avoid close contact with people who are sick.Cover your cough with a tissue, NOT your hand. Throw the tissue in the trash.Don't touch your face. Make a conscious effort not to touch your face with your unwashed hands. Wash your hands often, with soap and hot water for at least 20 ...
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Coronavirus - What you need to know

All Grant PUD employees should follow normal precautions to prevent the spread of infectious disease, including the COVID-19 Coronavirus.We urge employees to follow the instructions from these sources, which includes:Avoid close contact with people who are sick.Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.Stay home when you are sick.Cover your cough o...
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Systemwide Coronavirus Update for March 2, 2020

The Coronavirus Disease is present in Washington State and several deaths have been reported in the Seattle area. All victims were already infirm. This new virus will likely spread. The situation statewide will likely become worse before it gets better, but we agree with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control that now is the time for preparation, not...
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Be sure to vote! But read this Q&A first

We Washingtonians proudly defend our state election system, which generally allows any voter to vote for any candidate regardless of political party in both the primary and general elections. This is different than most other states, which require voters to register their party preference and vote only for their particular party's candidates in the...
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Spot Recognition on hiatus for overhaul

Public Affairs is working on simplifying and streamlining the employee spot recognition process and has temporarily suspended the program until a new process for nomination and ordering has been established. Until the change is made, please just track your coworkers who would be deserving of spot recognition and when the program is back online, sim...
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