Skip to main content

Environmental Health & Safety

Exiting isolation and other COVID-19 updates

Russell Furr, associate vice provost for environmental health & safety, shares updated protocols for those who have tested positive for COVID-19 and are preparing to either come out of isolation or return to in-person work.

Read More

Updates on winter quarter: phased resumption of in-person classes and updated isolation strategy

In a message to the campus community, Provost Persis Drell and Russell Furr, associate vice provost for environmental health & safety, share two important updates about winter quarter: a phased start for in-person undergraduate classes and an updated isolation strategy for undergraduates who test positive for COVID-19.

Read More
Health Alerts —

Short-term updates to campus policies on events and gathering

A message from Provost Persis Drell and Russell Furr, associate vice provost for environmental health and safety, outlines short-term changes intended to help limit COVID-19 transmission during the current omicron wave and support efforts to get back to in-person instruction.

Read More

As winter quarter begins, a COVID-19 update and reminders

Russell Furr, associate vice provost for environmental health and safety, shares an update and safety reminders as we begin winter quarter amid the spread of the Omicron variant.

Read More
Health Alerts —

Staying healthy over winter break

A campus-wide message reminds members of the community about staying healthy amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and the emergence of the Omicron variant. The message urges community members to get a booster dose when eligible and to wear a face covering regardless of vaccination status.

Read More

Planning for winter return

In a letter to the campus community, Provost Persis Drell and Russell Furr, associate vice provost for environmental health and safety, offer information about planning for winter quarter return.

Read More
Health Alerts —

New policies for returning from travel

Stanford has new policies for returning from travel effective Nov. 27.

Read More
Environmental Health & Safety —

Compliance with new federal vaccination requirement

Provost Persis Drell, Dean Lloyd Minor and Russell Furr, associate vice provost for Environmental Health & Safety, share information about how Stanford will comply with the executive order requiring COVID-19 vaccinations for employees of federal contractors. Read more.

Read More
Environmental Health & Safety —

How to get your flu vaccine—and why it’s more important than ever this year

This fall and winter, getting a flu vaccine is more important than ever for you to protect yourself, your friends and family, and the Stanford community from flu. FREE FLU VACCINATIONS will be available for the Stanford community through the Stanford University Occupational Health Center and Vaden Health Center.

Read More

5 steps to getting started with surveillance testing

Fully vaccinated faculty, staff and postdocs returning to work on-site will need to test themselves for COVID-19 once per week. Unvaccinated faculty, staff and postdocs working on-site four or more days per week are required to test twice per week. Here's how to get started.

Read More