We have been getting asked if an employer is legally allowed to request temperature and screening questions and then prevent them from entering the building and/or working. The answer is a resounding YES. We have also been getting asked if storing the screening details now becomes a medical record and HIPAA compliance laws start coming into play. That is NOT the case. This information is not considered a medical record since it’s part of an employee health and screening process that everyone must go through. Here is a reference article and the section that applies to this topic.