Environmental Health & Safety COVID-19 Resources

These references were developed by Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) to protect Harvard University students, faculty, and staff during the execution of their work. Please see each navigation topic for further information.

October 16, 2020
Answers to questions concerning cleaning and disinfection, face coverings, social distancing, and exposure risks have been updated to reflect the most up-to-date guidance and information.
October 15, 2020
This document has been updated to reflect new changes from the City of Cambridge’s emergency order and to add examples for when face coverings are not required.
October 9, 2020
This document has been revised to designate a broader audience, including all Harvard University facilities staff who have an approved purpose to enter a residence.
September 23, 2020
Updated to clarify general guidelines and to address face covering use exceptions.
September 21, 2020
Updated questions concerning COVID-19 risk and transmission and added new questions on drinking water fountains, fans, and elevators.