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Information on the Novel Coronavirus / COVID-19 pandemic

Stanford info on COVID-19

Stanford COVID testing results dashboard

Latest updates: https://healthalerts.stanford.edu

Biosafety manual Decontamination procedure and disinfectant selection

6/18/20 Stanford will enter “Stage 2” of the recovery: More researchers to return to campus in new phase on June 22: “a small number of additional researchers return to campus to conduct research that cannot be done remotely. All work that can be done remotely should continue to be done remotely, with most faculty and staff members continuing to work off-site.”

6/16/20 How to stay safe as COVID-19 orders are relaxed - interview with Megan Mahoney, MD “Stanford Health Care’s chief of staff and a Stanford Medicine professor of primary care and population health”

The Stanford Guide for Returning to Campus: “important updates about Stanford University’s recovery and return to work efforts in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. This includes public health awareness, return to research guidance, mandatory training, alterations to work environments and policies, and operational changes.” Includes Research Recovery, Hygeine, the most clear spelling out of of the stages 0-3, etc.

LBRE (Land, Buildings, and Real Estate) Resources for Campus Recovery (requires Stanford login), including Recovery Timelines

5/27/20 A message from President Marc Tessier-Lavigne: Our financial future - pay continuation through August; expect “workforce reductions” (decided per unit) thereafter.

5/22/20 COVID-19 Research Restart Plan from Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) “to re-activate our research enterprise while minimizing the risk that anyone transmits the coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) to anyone else within our laboratory environment”, aimed primarily at labs.

Kam Moler survey “Staying Connected: Research and Researchers at Stanford”

Starting 5/22/20, “staff, faculty, postdocs and students who are reporting for work responsibilities in person” must complete an online health check

Campus hygiene (note that The Knoll is currently considered “unoccupied” so we are not receiving any custodial service).

5/22/20 Updated Stanford University COVID-19 Base Social Distancing Protocol including face coverings, cleaning and disinfecting protocols (not yet operationalized at CCRMA), at least 6 foot distancing and 150 square feet/person… (superceding 5/5/20 Social Distancing Protocol) and apparently Stanford’s response to the county requirements for businesses to have a Social Distancing Protocol

4/1/20: Stanford lawyers’ interpretation of the extended (through May 3) shelter-in-place order.

3/19/20: New Information on Spring Quarter:Spring quarter will be 100% online, classes starting April 6, no final exams:

5/13/20: Updated guidance on face coverings, superceding guidance from 4/21/20 and 4/7/20 on cloth face coverings)

3/16/20: Information on research and “updated guidance” for lab researchers due to shelter-in-place orders (Stanford’s interpretation of the county-wide “shelter in place” orders)

Be Well self care guide

Prevention and Well Being site (e.g., if you or a partner get sick you have to register with Stanford).

3/15/20 Support and resources for graduate students

“Emergency Grant-in-Aid” form to “assist graduate students who experience a financial emergency or unanticipated expenses, causing financial hardship”

Dean of students: Sheltering in place for undergraduate students

Office of Accessible Education (accommodations for various situations):

3/14/20: Guidance for the research environment (how to be productive with remote work)

Workplace FAQ

Info on teaching online: https://teachanywhere.stanford.edu Lots of ideas in their summary of their spring 2020 instructor survey “Strategies for Teaching Remotely

University IT info on telecommuting (including a link to good info about ergonomics).

Non-Stanford info on COVID-19

Santa Clara County

FREE COVID-19 Testing Sites.

Public Health Orders (shelter-in-place): 7/2/20 (effective 7/13) new Order summary and full text, 6/5/20 loosening of restrictions: Executive Summary, list of What’s Open?, 5/18/20 Order (press release) of the Health Officer of the County of Santa Clara, the main differences being Additional Businesses Allowed to Operate such as curbside pickup retail and outdoor museums (supersedes the April 29 (“allows a limited number of additional Essential Businesses and certain lower risk Outdoor Businesses to resume operating”), March 31, and March 16 orders).

Emergency Operations Center COVID-19 site

Data Dashboard

State of California

Statewide order (following Bay Area county shelter-in-place orders but now statewide) and Stay home Q&A

USA Federal

EPA list of Disinfectants for Use Against SARS-CoV-2

National definition of “critical infrastructure”

Other Countries

Canada’s website COVID-19 “Prevention and risks”

International

WHO hand-cleaning instructions and their infinite variants.

Press

Coronavirus: Why You Must Act Now https://medium.com/@tomaspueyo/coronavirus-act-today-or-people-will-die-f4d3d9cd99ca

What Isaac Newton worked on during his shelter-in-place pandemic: https://www.washingtonpost.com/history/2020/03/12/during-pandemic-isaac-newton-had-work-home-too-he-used-time-wisely

Science

Performing Arts Aerosol Study

Aerosol and Surface Stability of SARS-CoV-2 as Compared with SARS-CoV-1. (USA Today How long does the coronavirus live on surfaces?)

University of Maryland COVID-19 Infection Risk Scenarios and other COVID-related projects.

Disinfection

Stanford’s general policy and many manufacturers’ recommendations point to the EPA list of Disinfectants for Use Against SARS-CoV-2. If you want to go all out Stanford has biosafety disinfection procedures.

Manufacturers

Apple computers, tablets, phones…

DPA microphones

Yamaha

Steinway

General Recommendations

Piano Technicians Guild COVID-19 and piano care

Paul DeMarinis reports success with quaternary ammonium not dissolving plastic

NAMM Instrument Cleaning procedures

Grammy recording academy considerations for recording studios as they reopen (“list of potential safety measures”)

Jakarta Post how to clean your smartphone, tablet and laptop

Ultraviolet

Apparently UV-C is the most (only?) effective wavelength; regular sunshine may not contain sufficient amounts. UV sources emitting <240nm light (UV-C) can produce ozone which would require sufficient ventilation. Our contact at EH&S tends to prefer disinfecting wipes.


This page of CCRMA documentation updated Mon Sep 14 21:58:54 PDT 2020 by matt.