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HSC COVID-19 Return Plan - Protocols Extended Through February 28

Published February 01, 2022

Please click here to view the updated HSC COVID-19 Return Plan


Masking Required in All HSC Indoor Settings

Approved Masks:

  • Cloth masks are not permitted in indoor facilities. Individuals in indoor facilities must wear KN95 masks or disposable surgical masks.
  • Approved masks have been provided to building coordinators to be made available at main building entrances.


Workplace Guidance

  • Managers should continue to exercise flexibility for employees in their areas who are quarantining due to COVID-19 exposures or positive tests.
  • Employees must report all exposures and positive tests through the online Screening and Reporting Tool.
  • Managers should work with Human Resources to help manage staffing needs, contact Human Resources for additional guidance.


In-Person Meetings, Events, and Classes


  • If it is reasonable to accomplish the objectives of the meeting virtually, the meetings should be held online via Zoom, Teams, etc., or by conference call.
  • When in-person meetings are necessary, masks are required, and social distancing is recommended where possible.



  • For indoor events, food may be provided only as take-away at the end of the meeting.



  • Due to illness and recovery times, it is likely there will be instructor and student absences. Make-up assignments and instructional adjustments will need to be accommodated.
  • Faculty will not change the instructional modality of their classes without approval from their Dean’s Office.


COVID-19 Testing and Vaccination

  • COVID-19 vaccinations are available to all students, faculty, and staff on all three OU campuses at no cost to the individual.
  • Individuals with patient-facing responsibility must be vaccinated against COVID-19.