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Mask Requirements at PAU

PAU will make masks available at the Gronowski Center check-in desk as well as in the break rooms at the Mountain View Campus, and in the library and break room at the Allen Calvin Campus. 

Gronowski Center and Stanford Campus Mask Requirements Effective November 1, 2023

The Designated Winter Respiratory Virus Period Health Order applies to all Healthcare Delivery Settings. Health Care Delivery Facility refers to any setting or portion of a setting where any indoor medical, nursing, dental, vision or behavioral healthcare and/or service is provided. All settings where these services are delivered must adhere to the regulations set forth in the health order. This applies to the Gronowski Center and Stanford campus. This includes but is not limited to the following indoor healthcare settings: private doctor offices, primary care clinics, urgent care centers, community clinics, dental offices, optometry offices, physical therapy and psychological, psychiatric, or other behavioral health care delivery settings. The Health Order applies to all individuals in Healthcare Delivery Settings. These include all clinical and non-clinical staff, residents, patients, visitors, volunteers, students, and any other individuals present in a Patient Care Area of a Healthcare Delivery Setting.

Patient Care Areas refer to any indoor setting accessible or traversed for a patient to receive medical, nursing, dental, vision or behavioral health care and/or services. These include lobbies, waiting rooms, examination rooms, patient wings, elevators, stairwells, and hallways used by patients. Patient Care Areas do not include administrative offices or staff break areas that are only accessible to personnel of the Health Care Delivery Facility.  Patient Care Areas do not include areas such as cafeterias or gift shops that are not used for the provision of healthcare or to access areas where healthcare services are provided.  Where Face Masks are required, there are exemptions for persons with a medical condition, mental health condition, or disability that prevents them from wearing a Face Mask, and for persons who are hearing impaired or communicating with a person who is hearing impaired.

Mountain View Campus Classrooms and Calvin Campus Mask Guidelines

Although not currently required, when local or internal data indicate that there is a high level of risk to students or employees this guidance may change. Masks remain a critical component for protecting the most vulnerable people in our communities, including older adults, people who are immunocompromised, have certain disabilities or underlying health conditions, and are otherwise at increased risk of getting severe COVID-19 and other respiratory infections.

Employee Mask Requirements if Tested Positive for COVID-19 or Confirmed Exposure to COVID-19

Use of N95 or KN95 masks are required when employees return to work after having COVID-19 until 10 days have passed since the date that COVID-19 symptoms began or, if the person did not have COVID-19 symptoms, from the date of their first positive COVID-19 test, or after a close contact.