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Campus COVID-19 Worksite Notification

The CSUSM COVID-19 Case Daily Dashboard lists campus worksites at which a positive COVID-19 individual was present during their infectious period.

Learn about the campus worksite COVID-19 exposure notification process as well as resources and benefits available to you by expanding the topics below.

  • Notification Process

    Campus notifications about COVID-19 exposures are required pursuant to AB 685 - California Labor Code § 6409.6, and Title 8 California Code of Regulations § 3205(c)(3)(B)(3). Managers will send email notifications to their affected employees and  provide information that lists the buildings where a COVID-19 positive individual spent time.

    When CSUSM is notified that a positive COVID-19 individual was present on campus during their infectious period, the University will investigate the case; directly contact employees and students who have been identified as close contacts as soon as possible; and post the affected campus worksite(s) and date(s) on the CSUSM COVID-19 Case Daily Dashboard within one business day.

    Employees who work on campus and students who live on campus or attend classes on campus are advised to check the dashboard daily to determine if they were present at the same worksite(s) on the same day(s) as the positive individual.

    Being present in the same location on the same day does not mean you have had close contact with the positive person, and public health officials have determined there is a low risk of exposure for those who have not been in close contact with an infected individual. The current Center for Disease Control (CDC) guidelines define close contacts as someone who was within 6 feet of an infected person for a cumulative total of 15 minutes or more over a 24-hour period starting from 2 days before illness onset (or 2 days prior to test results for asymptomatic patients) until the time the patient is isolated.

  • Cleaning & Disinfection

    All cleaning and disinfection protocols will return to pre-pandemic status. The exception to this is if there is a confirmed COVID-19 case on campus, in which case enhanced cleaning procedures will still be utilized depending on the location and timing of the case. (Enhanced cleaning will be performed if the space in which a COVID-19-positive person was present will be occupied within 24 hours following the positive case being in the space.)

    Any person wishing to perform additional cleaning or disinfecting of their personal workspace or equipment can obtain cleaning/sanitizing supplies by contacting the CCDC.

  • Testing
    Protocol regarding testing for the campus community can be found on the Mandatory COVID Testing for Campus Community webpage.
  • Reporting Concerns

    If you see any activity that may be jeopardizing your health and safety or violating the San Diego County Health Orders, please report it as soon as possible to Safety, Health & Sustainability at, 760.750.4502, or Report a Safety Concern. For emergencies and/or criminal matters, contact University Police: 9-1-1 or 760.750.4567.

  • Reporting COVID-19 Exposures or Positive Cases

    If you suspect you are infected or have been exposed to COVID-19, follow the steps from the CDC guidelines to help prevent the disease from spreading to people in your home and community.

    3 ways to report a case or potential exposure

  • General Campus COVID-19 Information

    For updates and the latest information for the CSUSM community about COVID-19, please visit the CSUSM as One page. By working together, we can limit the spread of the virus and protect each other and our families.

  • COVID-19 Prevention Program (CPP)

    The COVID-19 Prevention Program (CPP) is designed to control exposures to the SARS-CoV-2 virus that may occur in our workplace. Key components of the Return to Campus Program, Research Reactivating Guidance, and the Injury and Illness Prevention Program (IIPP) directly support the aims of the CPP at CSU San Marcos.