Document Library

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

Face Coverings: General Use
Date Updated: April 20, 2022
Guidance on the proper fit, use, and care of face coverings (both disposable and reusable cloth) as required by Harvard University, the State of Massachusetts, and municipal orders.
Patient Sample Transport: DOT Materials of Trade Exceptions
Date Updated: July 16, 2020
Department of Transportation (DOT) requirements for transporting COVID-19 patient samples for testing.
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.
Remote Guidance: Teaching Labs
Date Updated: August 11, 2020
Guidance for faculty and teaching staff who are considering conducting teaching demonstrations from home and/or who will be sending students laboratory kits to use remotely.
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.