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The health and safety of everyone who comes to Rutgers is a shared responsibility. Following these community safety practices will help protect you and others.

Face Coverings/Masks

Face coverings are not required at the university. Information on clinical settings can be found here at

Frequent Handwashing

Clean your hands after being in a public place, blowing your nose, coughing, sneezing, or touching your face.

  • Lather your hands with soap and water for at least twenty (20) seconds
  • If soap and water are not readily available, cover all surfaces of your hands with a hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol and rub them together until they feel dry
  • Avoid touching eyes, nose, and mouth at all times

On-Campus Protocols and Safety Tips

As our health protocols continue to evolve, using common sense and doing your part in our shared responsibilities continues to be essential. This includes staying home while sick, whether for COVID-19 or not.