Our goal is to mitigate the potential for transmission of COVID-19 in our workplaces and communities, and that requires full cooperation among our employees, students, and visitors. Only through this cooperative effort can we establish and maintain the safety and health of our workplaces.
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Basic infection prevention measures are being implemented across campus. Employees, students, and visitors are instructed to wash their hands for at least 20 seconds with soap and water frequently throughout the day, but especially at the beginning and end of their shift, prior to any mealtimes, and after using the restroom, copy machine, or any other shared surfaces. Some spaces may have hand-sanitizer dispensers that can be used for hand hygiene in place of soap and water, if hands are not visibly soiled.
Hand sanitizer units will be installed outside every main public restroom and large student gathering areas such as lobbies, lounges, and cafeterias. Facilities Department will refill units on a regular basis. Personal hand sanitizer units will be made available to all employees.
Employees, students, and visitors are being instructed to cover their mouth and nose with their sleeve or a tissue when coughing or sneezing and to avoid touching their face, in particular their mouth, nose and eyes, with their hands. They should dispose of tissues in the trash and wash or sanitize their hands immediately afterward.
Respiratory etiquette will be demonstrated on posters throughout the campus.
Social distancing is encouraged in the workplace through the following engineering and administrative controls:
Beginning, May 3, 2021, the use of face coverings is not required on campus but strongly encouraged, especially in classrooms and other academic areas. Good judgement and respect for others is key as we transition to a post‐COVID campus.
Regular housekeeping practices are being enhanced and will be provided by Mid-American Cleaning Contractors and USF employees. Mid-American provides daily cleaning and disinfecting Sunday night through Friday.
Refer to these external websites for additional health and safety information relating to COVID-19.