EHS COVID-19 Information

Yale Environmental Health and Safety is working in partnership with Yale Health, the Office of Emergency Management, the Office of Facilities among others to help keep the Yale community healthy and safe. If you have questions or concerns, please contact ehs@yale.edu or 203-785-3550 so we may get a message to the appropriate EHS staff member to address your needs.

Safe Campus Practices

Review Safe Campus Practices for information on a variety of topics that are peripheral to our academic and operational policies, procedures, and guidelines.


Requirements for Physical Distancing

Review Requirements for Physical Distancing for requirements.


Occupancy Requirements and Limits

Review Occupancy Requirements and Limits for campus spaces.


Face Coverings/Masks/Respiratory Protection


PPE Distribution


Planning Guidance for Health and Safety Leaders (HSLs), Administrators, and Unit Leaders

Prior State of Connecticut sector rules for COVID expired on May 19, 2021. Connecticut Department of Public Health offered replacement guidance, aligned with CDC guidance on health and safety measures appropriate for office use. Please see Planning Guidance for Health and Safety Leaders (HSLs), Administrators, and Unit Leaders for more information.


COVID-19 Safety Officers

COVID-19 Safety Officers are responsible for safety compliance in your department and may field requests for information and potentially adjudicate concerns or complaints about faculty/trainees/staff who are non-compliant with safety guidelines. See a list of COVID-19 Safety Officers.


Vehicle Use

Review information on Vehicle Use During the COVID-19 Pandemic.


Minors and Visiting Undergraduate Students Participating in Research and/or Clinical Activities

Review infomation on Minors and Visiting Undergraduate Students Participating in Research and/or Clinical Activities.


Student Travel Outside of Connecticut

To notify or request permission from their Health and Safety Leader to travel, students must fill out a travel form:


Training

All faculty, staff, and students returning to campus are required to complete online training. This requirement includes faculty and staff who are not authorized to work on campus but need to come to campus for any reason. Find your training Yale’s COVID-19 website.


Posters/Signs

See Signage and Digital Assets available via Yale Printing & Publishing Services.


Service Providers and Sales Vendors

Vendors who are providing services on-site at Yale, or other groups coming to campus such as site inspectors or safety monitors, must agree to comply with Yale’s Visitor Policy.

Note: If any on-site duties are subcontracted, it is the employer’s responsibility to ensure subcontractors have appropriate training.


Additional Registrations and Information


Yale Resources


External Resources and Materials