UH Hilo COVID-19 Guidelines

University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo COVID-19 Guidelines (Interim)

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These guidelines are interim only and are subject to revision, until we can complete consultation with the unions.

Aerial view of the signature red roofs of the UH Hilo campus and Hilo Bay in the background.

Table of Contents:

  1. I. Purpose and Scope
  2. II. Personal Safety Practices
    1. A. Not Permitted on Campus
    2. B. Hygiene and Respiratory Etiquette
    3. C. Face Coverings
    4. D. Practice Physical Distancing
    5. E. Avoid All Non-Essential Travel
    6. F. Get a Flu Shot
  3. III. Institutional Safety Practices—Reporting, Monitoring, Screening For, and Managing Cases of COVID-19
    1. A. Campus Official(s) and Communication Protocols
    2. B. Campus Responsibilities to Clean and Disinfect in Cases of COVID-19 or Suspicion of COVID-19
    3. C. Mandatory Daily Screening and Self-Monitoring
    4. D. Education, Training and Signage
  4. IV. Facilities and Spaces
    1. A. Cleaning and Disinfection
    2. B. Ventilation
    3. C. Modified Layouts
    4. D. Physical Barriers and Guides
  5. V. Scheduling of Classes
  6. VI. Housing, Services and Events
    1. A. Student Housing
    2. B. Food Service
    3. C. Student Services
    4. D. Events, Gatherings, and Activities (excluding classes)
    5. E. Use of Facilities by External (Non-university) Parties
  7. VII. Office Spaces and Staffing
    1. A. Office Spaces
    2. B. Staffing
  8. VIII. Non-Discrimination/Harassment and Behavioral Health
    1. A. Non-Discrimination/Harassment
    2. B. Domestic Violence
  9. IX. Promoting Wellness and Mental Health
    1. A. Coping with Stress
    2. B. Mental Health Resources
  10. Appendix A - Situational Guidelines - Symptoms or Positive Case
    1. A. Symptoms
    2. B. Employee comes to work with COVID-19 positive test
    3. C. Employee reports they tested positive for COVID-19 and employee is not at work
    4. D. Employee comes to work and displays symptoms pending confirmation of COVID-19
    5. E. Employee reports they have symptoms pending confirmation of COVID-19 and employee is not at work
    6. F. Employee reports they may have been exposed to COVID-19 but are not showing symptoms
    7. G. Student reports a COVID-19 positive test
    8. H. Student reports COVID-19 symptoms
    9. I. Student reports they may have been exposed to COVID-19 but are not showing symptoms
  11. Appendix B - Area Hospitals and Clinics

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