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Health and Safety

Guidance to help protect the University community

The health and safety of students, faculty, staff, patients, and guests is our highest priority. On this page you will find links to information about health and safety guidelines for the University community.

Latest health and safety updates

Faculty and Staff
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April 29, 2021 | 08:48 am

Paid time off for COVID-19 vaccine

Employees who work in New York State can receive up to four hours of paid time off to receive a COVID-19 vaccine without having to use their existing PTO, sick time, or vacation.

topics: April 2021, Human Resources, Vaccine,
Faculty and Staff
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April 27, 2021 | 08:40 am

PPE announced as qualified medical expense

HSA participants may use their funds to purchase PPE, and FSA participants can be reimbursed for these expenses retroactive to January 1, 2020.

topics: April 2021, Human Resources, PPE,
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April 26, 2021 | 12:30 pm

UHS resuming J&J student vaccinations

UHS is emailing all of the students who originally signed up to receive the J&J vaccine and scheduling them for appointments on April 28. Additional slots may open up.

topics: All Students, April 2021, Vaccine,
Health and Safety
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April 26, 2021 | 09:38 am

Security tip: Beware of contact tracing scams

University IT is warning of scammers posing as COVID-19 contact tracers to steal personal information. Learn how to spot this scam, and how to report it.

topics: April 2021, Health Monitoring,
Health and Safety
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April 19, 2021 | 08:25 am

Security tip: Get vaccinated, not scammed

University IT warns of scams targeting COVID-19 vaccination-ready individuals, which can include phone calls, emails, and social media ads.

topics: April 2021, Vaccine,
Faculty and Staff
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April 8, 2021 | 12:23 pm

Updated travel guidance for the University community

The latest updated guidelines for University-related travel and personal travel for faculty, staff, postdocs, and students.

topics: All Students, April 2021, Health Monitoring, Human Resources, International Students, Spring 2021, Travel,
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