Wear disposable gloves and eye protection when disinfecting surfaces, and ensure the area has good ventilation. If the area does not have good ventilation, disinfect and leave the area until the surfaces have dried. Discard gloves after each cleaning and…Read full answer about What is the recommended practice for disinfecting surfaces?
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Cleaning refers to the removal of germs, dirt, and impurities from surfaces. Cleaning does not kill germs, but by removing them, it lowers their numbers and the risk of spreading infection. Disinfecting refers to using chemicals to kill germs on surfaces. This…Read full answer about What is the difference between cleaning and disinfecting?
Yes. Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) is offering telehealth services and/or clinicians may be able to help you access care in your location. In response to COVID-19, Vaden is now offering a comprehensive listing of well-being resources.Read full answer about Are mental health services available to students?
Yes. Outside of California, but within the United States, students enrolled in Cardinal Care can access medical services through the First Health network of providers. Benefits are at Tier 2. In network providers can be found by going to the …Read full answer about Can students use Cardinal Care while they are away from campus?
Contact your regular healthcare provider for guidance. Vaden Health Services asks all students seeking medical services to call 650-498-2336 and speak with a medical professional before heading to the clinic to keep patients and providers safe. More information is posted…Read full answer about What should students do if they are feeling ill with COVID symptoms?
Prevention measures are similar to those utilized against the common cold and flu, which are currently circulating in high numbers in California. Get a flu shot. We strongly recommend that everyone obtain seasonal flu vaccination. While it will not prevent COVID-19,…Read full answer about How can I help prevent illness?
Important Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Stanford recommends delaying travel, especially if you are not fully vaccinated. Regardless of vaccination status, all individuals are required to comply with campus access restrictions and testing requirements following personal or university-sponsored travel. In…Read full answer about What is the policy for families that travel? (Updated 12/16/20)
The University has enhanced cleaning, focusing on communal spaces with high traffic and high use.Read full answer about What sort of cleaning procedures are in place in common areas?
The goal of social distancing is to reduce virus transmission by decreasing the frequency and duration of social contact amongst healthy individuals. CDC describes it as “common-sense approaches to limiting face-to-face contact…” but it is not intended to completely eliminate…Read full answer about What is social distancing and how does it apply to labs?
Where available, use hand sanitizer stations. Ensure your break areas and lab sink areas have a mounted soap dispenser with soap. Contact facilities management to obtain a mounted dispenser and refills. Post handwashing signs in bathrooms and break areas. The…Read full answer about How can we promote effective handwashing in our labs and offices?