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Do employees who are permanently laid off receive severance pay or other benefits to assist them?

Employees who are facing permanent layoff after having completed their trial period are eligible to receive certain benefits including those listed below. Detailed information about these benefits are provided to each employee impacted by a permanent layoff. Employees are being…

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Is Stanford providing face coverings?

We encourage you to provide your own face covering wherever possible, and many members of our community have already purchased or made them for their use outside of Stanford. As mentioned above, many options are available. The university is working…

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How does the CARES Act change the amount of leave time that is available to employees?

Generally speaking, Stanford’s paid leave benefits exceed the CARES Act’s requirements for paid leave time, most of which pertain to businesses with fewer than 500 employees. Talk to your Human Resources Manager for the latest guidance on how to use…

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What is the COVID-19 Qualified Disaster Relief Program and who is eligible to apply?

The COVID-19 Qualified Disaster Relief Program provides financial assistance to employees of Stanford University affected by the COVID-19 pandemic of 2020. The program covers up to $1,000 of eligible necessary unreimbursed expenses incurred as a result of the federally declared emergency, and…

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Where can I get tested if I work at the hospital or clinic?

If you are symptomatic, Stanford physicians, clinicians, medical students, and postdocs who work in patient care areas and perform clinical research in a medical setting may contact Stanford Hospital Occupational Health Services. Individuals who meet the testing criteria (e.g. symptoms: fever, shortness…

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I’m a grad student/postdoc. What should I do if I am not feeling well?

You should reduce your contact with others, including avoiding coming to campus, if you are sick or if you have had close contact with someone who may have been exposed to COVID-19 or is exhibiting symptoms. Graduate students should consult…

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