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I’m in a wedding outside California (but within the U.S.) in October. What are the rules for my return?

Under current policy, there are no testing requirements following domestic travel. However, according to CDC recommendations, unvaccinated travelers are encouraged to test “3-5 days following their return and stay home and self-quarantine for a full seven days” following domestic…

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I’d like to travel internationally for a vacation. What are the rules for my return to campus?

Stanford recommends deferring international travel, even if you are vaccinated. Effective November 27, 2021, travelers are required to adhere to the following: Fully vaccinated, returning from domestic travel: No period of restricted activity.Not fully vaccinated, returning from domestic or international

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What international travel restrictions, including testing and quarantine requirements, should I be aware of?

Please consider the following as you plan your international travel: Airline and international entry testing and quarantine requirements are continually changing at the local, national and international level, and require prior planning. Under current restrictions, for instance, U.S. citizens and non-citizens…

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Health concerns and desires for more flexibility can cause stress. What are the resources to help deal with the added stress employees and managers may be experiencing?

The global pandemic has posed significant challenges to our families, our personal lives, and our health. Please utilize the benefits and wellness resources available to help support you and your family during this difficult time. If you need additional…

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How will you ensure the safety of staff who have to take public transportation to get to campus?

The Bay Area Healthy Transit Plan provides more information about transit agencies’ COVID-19 response, which is based on guidance and best practices from the California Department of Public Health, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the World…

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Why is the university returning non-student facing employees to on-site work in September given the Delta variant?

We are grateful for how our community has responded during the last 18 months of the pandemic. It’s clear with the Delta variant, the pandemic is not past us. Public health conditions are changeable and we will need to continue…

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I have questions about my Stanford work area/workspace, who should I contact?

Each school/unit typically manages its space, equipment and supplies. For questions about your building or workspace, including filter systems, cleaning enhancements or space accommodations, contact your facilities manager or building manager. You may reference the Stanford Facilities Information Management System…

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