Limit touching your face (eyes, nose, mouth) and having close contact with others. Wash your hands and/or use hand sanitizer frequently. Keep a 6-foot distance from others to reduce potential person-to-person transmission. Sneeze into your arm to reduce the spread…Read full answer about What are some recommended daily hygiene practices?
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Highly touched surfaces such as chairs, desktops, computer keyboards, computer displays, remotes, light switches, elevator buttons, handrails, doorknobs, doors, door push plates, card readers, refrigerator/freezer handles and their doors; equipment panels/switches, benchtops; biosafety cabinet and fume hood sashes and their…Read full answer about What surfaces need to be disinfected in laboratory spaces and adjoining offices?
COVID-19 is a new disease so data is limited, but a 2017 CDC report about pandemic flu concluded that actions like the ones listed above dramatically slowed the spread of influenza in communities and reduced the peak number of cases…Read full answer about How effective are prevention measures against COVID-19?
Yes, we ask that all parents help support our efforts by: Complying with the handwashing guidance when you enter and leave a classroom.Keeping your children home if they have symptoms of illness and especially if they have a fever.Following the…Read full answer about Are there actions parents can take to help minimize the spread of COVID-19?
Each day, Marguerite buses are cleaned during daily servicing. Interiors and frequently touched surfaces are wiped down using EPA-registered disinfectants.Read full answer about How often are Marguerite buses being cleaned and disinfected?
The University will send a special cleaning crew as needed.Read full answer about How will the University clean and disinfect an area exposed to COVID-19?
Clean commonly touched surfaces several times per day this includes lab benches, lab equipment, desks, phones, remote controls, printers, fax machines, computer mouses and keyboards. The University recommends that departments or units purchase EPA-registered disinfectants such as single-use disinfectant wipes and multi-surface…Read full answer about How can I disinfect my workplace?
Dispenser stations containing alcohol-based hand sanitizer will be installed at building entrances, as supplies allow. Although hand sanitizer can help prevent the spread of the virus, practicing the CDC’s proper hand-washing technique is considered to be more effective.Read full answer about Is the University planning to install dispenser stations containing hand sanitizer?
Occupied Buildings: In addition to the routine custodial cleaning cadence, the university has implemented an enhanced cleaning frequency to clean and disinfect common areas and commonly touched surfaces in occupied buildings. Touchpoints such as entrance handles, handrails, elevator buttons, tables, restroom…Read full answer about How is the University cleaning and disinfecting buildings across campus?
Yes, faculty and staff who are awaiting or have received a test result for COVID-19 are required to report this information to their school or unit HR Director or HR Manager. This is both to connect you to resources that…Read full answer about Are employees required to report if they are awaiting or have received test results for COVID-19?