Week 92: Happy Holidays and Testing Protocols for the Break and Return to Work

The holiday activities that made up the Countway holiday party spread over the past few days were a great success. Enjoy some pictures from the week’s events.

 

collage of holiday party activities

 

Please see below some important information regarding COVID test drop off/pick up and returning to campus testing protocols:

  • Holiday Week – Test pick up desk closed, last drop off collection 11am Mon-Thurs, no drop off collection Fri-Sat, last drop off collection 11am Sun
  • Winter Recess Week - Test pick up desk closed, last drop off collection 11am Mon-Thurs, no drop off collection Fri-Sat, last drop off collection 11am Sun
  • Distribution Desk & Collection resumes as normal beginning Monday the 3rd
  • Limited test kit reserves for emergency available at NRB security desk – community encouraged to pick up kits what they need this week
  • The library has extra test kits if needed
  • Distribution Desk Tu/Th Schedule Change:
    • Beginning Tuesday, January 4th test pick up desk will remain open until 12pm on Tues/Thurs (updated hours 6am-12pm)
  • Holiday Travel:
    • Central is encouraging anyone that leaves MA over break to test 3 times during the first week back, however cadences will not be changing as of this moment

Countway specific instructions for return to onsite work after the break:

  • Stay home if you don’t feel well
  • Please get tested prior to return to onsite work at Countway if you have traveled
  • If that means delaying your onsite presence, you can work remotely as you await your results. Note: The University is encouraging those who have traveled to increase testing to three times the week you return to the office.
  • Countway resumes regular hours on Monday, January 3rd

Wishing you and yours a healthy and happy holiday season. Enjoy the time off with your friends and family. See you in the new year!

Elaine