COVID-19 Health and Safety

Updated May 9, 2022, at 9:25 a.m.

Follow the COVID-19 Public Health Guidance and Requirements Flowchart if you have COVID-19 symptoms, close contact exposure or test positive for COVID-19. Report positive test results to the COVID-19 Response and Prevention Team.

The Environmental Health & Safety Department (EH&S) maintains COVID-19 prevention policies, guidance, and resources for the UW community.

Additional University-wide information about COVID-19 is available on the UW Novel coronavirus & COVID-19 page.

Please refer to the University's COVID-19 Prevention Plan for the most current workplace COVID-19 prevention policies and guidance.

What's new


  • COVID-19 Building Readiness Checklist - archived 3/30/22
  • Meeting Safely Focus Sheet - archived 3/25/22
  • Eating Space Guidelines - archived 3/25/22
  • Showers and Locker Rooms Focus Sheet - archived 3/25/22

Join the EH&S COVID-19 mailing list for updates.You must log in with your UWNetID to access the mailing list.

COVID-19 resources

More information

The UW Novel coronavirus & COVID-19: facts and resources page has information about the University's response to COVID-19 and guidance for the UW community.

Read the latest messages and posts on COVID-19 for the University community.


COVID-19 Response and Prevention Team Contact

(206) 616-3344