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As a vendor, do I need to quarantine for 14 days prior to conducting work at Stanford if I traveled greater than 150 miles to get here?

Yes. Service vendors who have traveled more than 150 miles from Santa Clara County (see map below) within 14 days will be required to quarantine for 14 days prior to coming to campus. Exemption: Further to the “Healthcare Facility”…

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Do I need to quarantine prior to returning to the main campus for essential work if my point of origin is less than 150 miles away from Santa Clara County?

No, personnel traveling less than 150 miles (see map below) to reach Santa Clara County do not need to quarantine for 10 days once they are in Santa Clara County.

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Do I need to quarantine prior to returning to the main campus for essential work if I live in another county (e.g., San Mateo County, Contra Costa County) and have traveled more than 150 miles outside of Santa Clara County on or after November 30?

A: Yes. Per Santa Clara County Mandatory Directive on Travel and related guidance issued by the county, “everyone who travels into Santa Clara County (directly or through another stopover point) from more than 150 miles away (see…

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Can I return to the main campus if I traveled 150+ miles outside Santa Clara County?

If you have traveled more than 150 miles outside of Santa Clara County (see map below), you are required to quarantine for 10 days immediately following your arrival in the county. This is part of a Santa Clara…

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Are Stanford contractors, interns, vendors and affiliates eligible for the testing program?

The health and well-being of all members of our community is extremely important. We will be working with contractors, vendors, and others to identify the appropriate testing protocols for these populations in support of community health. To minimize the spread…

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What is the surveillance testing program?

“Surveillance” testing refers to regular testing for individuals who are not experiencing any COVID-19 symptoms. Surveillance testing is provided for free to students, faculty, staff and postdoctoral scholars, and is an added safeguard to minimizing the spread of COVID-19 within…

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Who can I contact if I have outstanding questions if someone in my workspace TESTED POSITIVE or FELT ILL?

Faculty, Staff and Postdocs can contact the SU Occupational Health Center by phone at (650) 725-5308 or by email at stanfordohc@stanford.edu.Students can contact Vaden Health Services.SHC or patient-facing employees can contact Stanford Hospital Occupational Health…

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Does the workspace need to be closed if someone in the space FELT ILL and was unable to report onsite?

No — the workspace does not need to be closed. Personnel should continue to wear face coverings, maintain distance from others, practice good hand hygiene, and routinely clean and disinfect shared work surfaces before each use. Tips on how to…

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