COVID-19 Health and Safety Resources

Updated: January 15, 2021 at 5:02 p.m.

The Environmental Health & Safety Department (EH&S) has developed guidance and resources for faculty, staff, visiting scholars, student workers and other personnel working at University locations to support critical operations.

As a reminder, only employees approved by their unit are permitted to work on site at this time. 

Additional information about the University's response to COVID-19 is available on the UW Novel coronavirus & COVID-19 page.

What's new

Recent updates to EH&S's health and safety resources include:

Updated guidance to match new CDC guidance for 10-day quarantine 
Added 14-day quarantine requirement when returning from a country where the 501Y.V variant has been circulating
Added 14-day recommended quarantine after returning to Washington

 The COVID-19 situation is evolving and EH&S will update its guidance as new information becomes available. 

Join the EH&S COVID-19 mailing list get regular updates. Click on "Enter this group" to add yourself to the list.

COVID-19 resources

EH&S hosted COVID-19 Prevention in the Workplace Webinars in collaboration with campus partners to assist University units with developing and implementing unit and site-specific COVID-19 Prevention Plans. View the video recording of the webinar on July 30, 2020.

More information

In addition to these resources, the UW Novel coronavirus & COVID-19: facts and resources page has information about the University's response to COVID-19 and public health guidance for the UW community.

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Environmental Health & Safety Department

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