Workplace Guidance

Working during COVID-19

Important information, guidance and resources for
Cornell employees.

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What employees need to know about the Daily Check, surveillance testing, supplemental testing, and compliance.


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Working On Campus

Guidance for employees working on campus, including safety, expectations, and visiting campus.

Working on Campus

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Details regarding the vaccine mandate, clinics, proof of vaccination, exemption requests, and more.



Recent Articles

August 17, 2022
Consistent with CDC guidance asymptomatic individuals do not need to quarantine if they have been around someone who has COVID-19, regardless of vaccination status.
July 27, 2022
On July 27, the university released information about vaccinations, boosters, masking, and testing for the fall 2022 semester.
January 31, 2022
Cornell faculty and staff no longer receive a daily email reminding them to conduct a symptom assessment; however, employees are expected to complete the Daily Check health assessment if they are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms.
January 28, 2022
Beginning Monday, January 31, Cornell will provide Symptomatic Test Kits to students, faculty and staff who are experiencing mild to moderate symptoms suggestive of COVID-19.  Continue reading for pick-up locations and detailed instructions.
January 14, 2022
Effective January 15, 2022,  group health coverage plans are required to allow for coverage for Over the Counter (OTC) testing to detect SARS-CoV-2 and/or to diagnose COVID-19.