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Technical guidance, fact sheets, checklists, and forms for Harvard University’s research, building and facilities operations, and construction project communities.

Positive COVID-19 Diagnosis Response
Date Updated: September 7, 2021
This document provides interim guidance for supervisors responding to a positive COVID-19 diagnosis in the workplace. The flowchart includes roles, notifications, and steps to be taken in regard to cleaning and disinfection, communication to staff and building tenants, and handling related absences following a positive COVID-19 diagnosis.
Reopening Guidance: Prolonged Facility Shutdown/Reduced Operations
Date Updated: May 22, 2020
Reopening guidance for facility managers regarding water, pests, and heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) after prolonged facility shutdown/reduced operations.
Room Ventilation Calculator
Date Updated: May 4, 2021
The room ventilation calculator is designed to assist building managers when assessing room and space ventilation. This tool should be used in conjunction with Room and Space Use General Guidance: Masked Occupants. It includes masked occupant room use for various activity types, as well as unmasked occupant room use in spaces designated for eating and drinking.
Surface Disinfectant Guidance
Date Updated: June 9, 2020
Safety and procurement guidance on surface disinfectants for use against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.