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Health & Wellbeing

Make Healthy Habits Your Routine

There are a few simple measures we can take to greatly reduce the risk and spread of COVID-19. Show you care for your fellow neighbors, classmates, family, and friends, and help hold each other accountable. The more diligent and careful we are now, the sooner we’ll be able to resume more in-person activities and welcome back more of our campus community.

Review the resources below for face coverings, physical distancing, hand washing, and more.

Wear a Face Covering, and Wear It Correctly

Harvard will continue to require masks indoors, regardless of vaccination status, until we can determine the level of COVID vaccination across our community. With confirmation of high vaccination levels, we expect to issue revised indoor mask-wearing policies. Meanwhile, all community members should carry a mask when coming to campus in the event it becomes necessary to wear it. Individuals may also choose to wear masks in settings where masks are not required.

Outdoors, fully vaccinated persons are no longer required to use masks. For unvaccinated persons, outdoor use of masks is only required if they cannot maintain distance from others.

Wash Your Hands Often

Use soap and water with 20 seconds of rubbing, or use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer. Do this before and after touching anything that needs to be touched by other people, and before eating, drinking, or touching your face or face covering.

  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
  • Cough/sneeze into a tissue or your sleeve.
  • Disinfect frequently-touched objects and surfaces.

Learn more about how to stop the spread of germs.


Answer Your Phone

Timely communication is critical. Make sure your contact information is accurate in all University systems. Keep your phone powered and nearby at all times, and answer all calls (especially those from HUHS). We might be reaching out to alert you about an exposure you’ve had.

Need help connecting to the right resource? Call the COVID Resource Connector:
(617) 496-3100