See the CDC’s Use of Masks to Help Slow the spread of COVID-19
Adopting and applying health hygiene practices will ensure your own safety and the safety of others in managing the spread of COVID-19.
- Frequently wash your hands for 20 seconds with soap and water.
- When hand washing is not practical, students and employees should use alcohol-based hand rubs (ABHR) containing at least 60% ethyl alcohol or 70% isopropyl alcohol. Hand sanitizing stations have been placed throughout campus.
Respiratory Hygiene/Cough Etiquette
Students and employees should practice the following respiratory hygiene and cough etiquette measures to limit transmission:
- Cover coughs and sneezes with a tissue or use the inside of the elbow.
- Used tissues should be thrown in the trash and hands washed immediately with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
- If soap and water are not readily available, ABHR containing at least 60% ethyl alcohol, or 70% isopropyl alcohol is recommended.
Cleaning and Disinfecting
Sharing items (e.g. computer equipment, microwaves, etc.) should only occur when absolutely necessary and such items should be sanitized between uses.
Health and Safety Protocols
The following policies and procedures for the Stockton and Sacramento Campuses are intended to provide direction and consistent health and safety reminders to the Pacific community.
San Francisco Campus
All COVID-19 related policies and procedures for the San Francisco Campus are on the Pacific Pulse website by logging in with their PacificNet username and password.
Pacific’s COVID-19 surveillance strategy has multiple components:
- COVID-19 testing
- Wastewater testing from selected sites on each campus
Read about student testing
Read about employee testing
When Someone Tests Positive for COVID-19
Students who test positive for COVID 19 should notify Student Health Services within 24 hours by phone, email or text. SHS will provide next steps.
Faculty and staff should notify Human Resources and their supervisor within 24 hours of their diagnosis. HR will provide next steps.
Stockton Employee | Sacramento Employee
Contact Tracing Protocols
The university has established contact tracing protocols on each campus to assist local Public Health officials in identifying of contacts for COVID-19 positive individuals. The university will communicate contact tracing information with government authorities as required by law and local orders.