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Which vaccines are considered to be acceptable as a fully vaccinated status?

People are considered fully vaccinated for COVID-19 ≥2 weeks after they have received the second dose in a 2-dose series (Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna), or ≥2 weeks after they have received a single-dose vaccine (Johnson and Johnson (J&J)/Janssen). Per the CDC,…

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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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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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Do the university surveillance testing requirements apply during travel?

Faculty, staff, postdocs and graduate students are exempt from the university surveillance testing during travel, if such testing is impractical or impossible.  Undergraduate students must follow the program testing requirements during travel. Travelers must adhere to campus access restrictions and…

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What are the mask requirements when working on-site? (Updated 04/21/22)

Though masking requirements have eased across the county and state, to minimize the spread of COVID, face coverings still continue to be strongly recommended on-site, both indoors and in crowded outdoor settings, regardless of vaccination status. Masking will continue to…

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What guidelines and requirements apply to Stanford affiliates, including individuals involved with patient care, service vendors, temporary employees, Visiting Scholars, Researchers and other Temporary Community Members (such as Cardinal Temps)?

Guidelines and requirements regarding vaccinations, testing and other health and safety precautions for Stanford affiliates can be found on this page. …

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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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When an individual reports their SYMPTOMS via Health Check, what is the process that follows?

Stanford faculty, staff and student employees must follow the department’s standard process for reporting an absence from work. In addition, they should talk to their PI/Supervisor/local HR to determine whether they are allowed to work remotely if they are feeling…

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Someone in my workplace has started to FEEL ILL while at work. What will they need to do?

The individual should resubmit their Health Check as soon as possible to report their symptoms. Health Check will indicate if they are or are not approved to be onsite. A clinician from the Medical Support Team (Stanford University…

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