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Prepare for your campus return with Health Check

As the university prepares for a gradual, phased restart of campus operations, your health and safety are a top priority.

In preparation for our safe return,  Dr. Raj Puri's Workplace Health Innovation Lab in the Occupational Health Center partnered with University IT (UIT) to create Health Check, a new self-reporting tool that informs you if you’re cleared to return to a Stanford location each day. The tool works in compliance with the new Santa Clara County order requiring daily temperature and COVID-19 system screenings for those planning to visit a Stanford location, including the Stanford Redwood City campus.

All faculty, staff, postdocs and students who are working onsite at a Stanford location are required to use Health Check on a daily basis as of Friday, May 22. For additional information about Health Check, please visit the Frequently Asked Questions

Stanford Health Check overview

The goal of Health Check is to keep our onsite population healthy by helping them track their health daily and identify any symptoms of illness early on, thereby limiting the viral spread of COVID-19. Widespread use of this tool across the university will help ensure that everybody onsite is working in a safe environment to the greatest extent possible.

Steps required if returning to campus

  1. Receive approval from your local HR Manager to return to your Stanford facility.
  2. Take the Environmental Health & Safety (EH&S) Hygiene Best Practices course. Your course competition confirmation email should be forwarded to your direct supervisor.
  3. Report your health status each day you plan to return to a Stanford location using the online Health Check tool. Your health status should be reported 1-2 hours before your planned arrival, and you will be expected to show your Onsite Access Badge upon entering any Stanford location.

Once at a Stanford location, you will be required to:

  • Use a face mask
  • Maintain social distancing
  • Wash your hands frequently or use hand sanitizer when possible.

Learn more about preparing for your return to Stanford locations with Health Check and check out additional resources on the Health Alerts website.

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