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State provides more information on vaccine plans

Though Stanford continues to await information on whether universities will play a role in COVID-19 vaccine administration beyond the healthcare setting, the State of California is providing more information about its vaccine plans overall.

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County mandated change to breakroom and kitchenette access

To comply with capacity limitations set by Santa Clara County, Stanford is limiting access to breakrooms and will make alternative break spaces available.

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Response to questions about vaccine distribution plans

Russell Furr, associate vice provost for Environmental Health & Safety, notes that Stanford Health Care has begun vaccinating healthcare workers, and says that there is currently no information available as to when the vaccine will be available for the broader community.

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Webinars on COVID-19 Surveillance Testing program offered

The webinars, set for this week, provide an overview of the COVID-19 Surveillance Testing program, which will be required for employees working on-site beginning January 4.

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Message discusses new Santa Clara County directives involving return from travel

Russell Furr, associate vice provost for Environment Health & Safety, details a change for those returning to Santa Clara County from travel outside the area. Beginning Monday, Nov. 30, anyone who returns to Santa Clara County after traveling more than 150 miles away must quarantine for 14 days.

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Santa Clara County in purple tier

In a message to the Stanford community, Russell Furr, associate vice provost for environmental health & safety, details adjustments at Stanford in response to Santa Clara County moving to the purple “widespread risk” tier, effective Tuesday.

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2020 winter closure checklist

The annual shutdown of university operations starts earlier than normal this year. Our list of year-end reminders has some new items this year, as well as some deadlines that have been adjusted due to the earlier start of the closure.

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Prepare for the winter closure

The university's annual winter break begins Dec. 14, and allows for a shutdown of many university operations. 

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