COVID-19 support and resources for your safety and health


As we transition safely through the phases of the Healthy Washington – Roadmap to Recovery plan, we encourage you to continue to use the following resources to support your specific situation:

Ask questions about workplace COVID-19 safety.

  • Reach out to your COVID-19 site supervisor as designated in your unit’s COVID-19 prevention plan to discuss questions you may have about COVID-19 prevention practices in the workplace.
  • University units that have questions about COVID-19 prevention measures can contact EH&S for support at
  • UW personnel can anonymously report safety concerns on the EH&S website.

Confidentially report COVID-19 positive test results, or exposure to a person with COVID-19.

  • Contact the UW EH&S COVID-19 Response and Prevention Team at or 206.616.3344 to report a positive test result or close contact you may have had with a person who tested positive for COVID-19. UW medical center personnel should contact their employee health services.
  • Contact the EH&S COVID-19 Response and Prevention Team with any other COVID-19 health-related questions.
  • Activate the Washington Exposure Notifications - WA Notify on your mobile device to get an alert when you may have been exposed to COVID-19.

Access Human Resources assistance.

Utilize local support and well-being resources to help you navigate current events and cope with uncertainty or stress related to the pandemic.

  • Reach out to UW CareLink, a free and confidential resource available 24/7 for UW employees.   
  • Contact Washington Listens for non-clinical mental and emotional support for people who feel sad, anxious or stressed due to the pandemic. Call or text 1.833.681.0211 (M-F, from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. and weekends from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.). Language access services are available and TTY can be accessed by dialing 7-1-1 or preferred method.
  • For other mental health and family support resources, visit the Public Health — Seattle & King County, Snohomish County and Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department websites.