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Coronavirus Messages for the Baylor Community

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Updated BCM Guidance (Based on CDC Guidelines)

The Incident Command Center and BCM Leadership have updated important College pandemic guidelines. These updates will be effective in Baylor facilities on Tuesday, June 1. To support these updates, Baylor has provided managers a FAQ to help answer questions.  If you work in a Baylor affiliate, please continue to follow their pandemic guidance and infection control policies when located in their building.

COVID-19 Vaccine Information 

Baylor College of Medicine is committed to vaccinating our employees and learners as quickly as we can. We are following the state guidelines for distributing the COVID-19 vaccine. As of Wednesday, May 12, 2021, everyone age 12 and older is now eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine.

COVID-19 Vaccine Attestation: In order to be recognized as fully vaccinated, all employees/learners, regardless of where you received the vaccine, are required to complete the vaccine attestation through the BCM COVID-19 Vaccine App. Employees/learners who do not complete the Attestation through the app will be considered unvaccinated.

For the latest information about vaccine distribution for patients, as well as frequently asked questions, please visit our COVID-19 vaccine page

For questions about the COVID-19 vaccine, please email coronavirusinfo@bcm.edu.

COVID-19 Travel Guidance

Baylor has updated its Guidance for Travel to include the new travel guidelines that went into effect through the executive order issued by President Biden and based on recommendations from the CDC. The Travel Guidance includes information for job candidates, international travel, quarantine guidance and personal travel reminders.

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General COVID-19 Information & Resources

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The purpose of this section is to provide one source for you to access important information related to the COVID-19 Pandemic. Questions? Email coronavirusinfo@bcm.edu.

 

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What Wellness Resources are available for me and my family during the COVID-19 Pandemic?

The COVID-19 outbreak may take a toll on our well-being, including anxiety about the health of ourselves and our loved ones and challenges presented by social distancing and self-quarantining. A number of strategies can be helpful for maintaining well-being and promoting resilience during the pandemic. Any problem that troubles you, gets out-of-hand or reduces your ability to concentrate can be brought to the Employee Assistance Program (for Baylor faculty and staff). Get more information on all available resources here.

Leadership Resources

If you are a Department/Section, Mission Support or Central Support Group Leader, here are some resources to help you better manage your unit.

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Human Resources

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For COVID-19 questions that are not addressed on this site, please email ASKHR@bcm.edu or call (713) 798-2754.

Please see a full list of HR Resources.

For additional resources, faculty and staff should refer to the Faculty Handbook and the Employee Relations website (Baylor log-in required). Trainees should consult with the program directors.