Notifications of Recent COVID-19 Positive Cases
The University is required to send out general exposure notifications to all employees. If you were determined to have been a close contact, you would have already received a communication from Student Health Services or the campus COVID Contact Tracing Support Team (CTST).
COVID-19 Positive Case Notification - Last Seven Days
Individuals who later tested positive were in the following locations.
May 2&3, 2022 (Burk Hall, Room 238, 12 - 1 p.m. and Room 244 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.)
May 3, 2022 (HSS, Room 361, 12 - 3:15 p.m.) and May 4, 2022 (Burk Hall, Room 354, 4 - 6:45 p.m.)
May 3, 2022 (Marcus Hall, Room 110, 1-3 p.m.); May 4, 2022 (J. Paul Leonard Library, 3rd Floor, 1-2 p.m.); and May 5, 2022 (Marcus Hall, Room 314 1-2:30 p.m. and Marcus Hall, Room 219, 9:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m.)
May 3 & 5, 2022 (City Eats, 12-1 p.m.); May 3, 2022 (Student Services Building, Room 305, 8-5 p.m.); and May 5, 2022 (SSB, 305, 8-4 p.m.)
May 4, 2022 (Fine Arts, Room 287, 9-11:45 a.m.)
May 4, 2022 (Cesar Chavez, Room M-102, 1-5 p.m.)
May 4, 2022 (Administration, Room 155, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.) and Student Services Building, Room 105, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.)
May 4, 2022 (Humanities, Room 131, 12-1:40 p.m.) and May 5, 2022 (Mashouf Wellness Center, Room 122, 12:30-1:30 p.m.).
May 4, 2022 (Burk Hall, Room 331, 12:30-3:15 p.m.; Food Court, 3:15-4 p.m.; and Burk Hall, Room 249, 4-6:45 p.m.) and May 5, 2022 (Burk Hall, Room 42, 12:30-3:15 p.m.)
May 4, 2022 (ECEC, Room 132, 9:15 a.m. - 3:45 p.m.) and May 6, 2022 (ECEC, Room 132, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.)
May 4, 2022 (Fine Arts Building, Room 287, 9-11:45 a.m.)
May 5, 2022 (J. Pau Leonard Library, 3rd Floor near windows facing 19th Ave., 12-6:30 p.m.)
May 5, 2022 (Hensill Hall, Room 521, 3:30-6:15 p.m.) and May 6, 2022 (Creative Arts, Knuth Hall Room 132, 10-10:50 a.m.)
May 6, 2022 (Village A, Room A-001, 1-2 p.m.)
May 6, 2022 (Administration Building, Room 252, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.)
May 6, 2022 (HSS, Room 201, 11-11:50 a.m.)
May 6 & 7, 2022 (Gymnasium, Rooms 100B, 140, 143, T-101 women's restroom, T-102 men's restroom, 2:30-4:30 p.m. and Fine Arts Building, 5-5:30 p.m.)
May 6, 2022 (Early Childhood Education Center, 7:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.) and May 9, 2022 (ECEC, 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.)
May 8, 2022 (Seven Hills Conference Center, 1:45-4:45 p.m.)
May 9, 2022 (Seven Hill Conference Center (8 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.)
May 3, 2022 (City Eats, 8:30 - 9:30 p.m.) and May 4, 2022 (City Eats, 12-1 p.m.)
Curated List of Positive Exposure Questions and Actions
A “close contact” is a person who stayed within 6 feet of the person diagnosed with COVID-19 for more than 15 minutes over a 24 hour period.
If you are unvaccinated, or not up to date with your vaccination, and have been in close contact with someone who has COVID-19:
- Complete the COVID-19 exposure form or email email@example.com.
- Quarantine for at least 5 days, starting from the date of your last contact with the person with COVID-19. You may only leave quarantine if you get a negative test result on day 5 or later. Otherwise, should you choose not to get tested, you must quarantine for a full 10 days.
- If you have any COVID symptoms you should get tested for COVID right away. If you have no symptoms, testing is recommended on or after day 5. You should still wear a mask indoors and outdoors, and stay 6 feet away from people until day 10.
- Do not come to campus. Do not leave your home unless you are getting healthcare.
If you are fully vaccinated with no COVID symptoms and have been in close contact with someone who has COVID-19:
- If you have no COVID symptoms and are fully vaccinated, you are not required to quarantine and are able to come to campus.
- You must practice strict masking, hand washing and physically distancing when around others for 10 days from last exposure to COVID-19 positive person.
- If you have any COVID symptoms you should stay home and get tested for COVID right away. If you have no symptoms, testing is recommended on or after day 5.
If you are fully vaccinated and have COVID symptoms and have been in close contact with someone who has COVID-19:
- Complete the COVID-19 exposure form or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
- If you have any COVID symptoms you should get tested for COVID right away. Testing is also recommended at least 5 days after your COVID exposure.
- You should stay at home, away from others, and not come to campus until you have a negative test, your symptoms have resolved and you do not have a fever.
As an SF State employee, you may be entitled to various benefits under applicable federal and state laws and university-specific policies and agreements, including but not necessarily limited to, the following
- Family Medical Leave Act/California Family Rights Act Leave
- Leave Benefits Pursuant to the applicable Collective Bargaining Agreements and any applicable negotiated MOUs
- Sick Leave
- Workers Compensation: If you believe you contracted a COVID-19 related illness as a result of your employment, you may be entitled to workers’ compensation benefits. This may include hospital, surgical, and medical treatment, disability indemnity, and death benefits. To file a workers compensation claim, please notify your employer that you believe your COVID-19 related illness is work-related and file a DWC-1 Claim Form pursuant to Labor Code Section 5401.
SF State highly encourages its employees to continue to follow the guidance of health experts and to enroll in California’s statewide exposure notification system.
Any student, faculty, staff member or visitor to campus must report to SF State’s CTST suspected or confirmed cases of COVID-19 and close contacts with individuals who have COVID-19. SF State’s CTST will notify SFDPH of such reports and follow their direction in support of contact tracing. The identity of individuals with COVID-19 and their close contacts will not be disclosed publicly. Access an online form to report potential or confirmed exposure to COVID-19.
Although the risk of COVID-19 transmission by touching a contaminated surface is low, SF State has enhanced cleaning and disinfecting protocols in accordance with the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA), CDC and the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) best practices to further reduce the risk of infection.
- SF State is utilizing “List N” disinfectants, which are expected to kill SARS-CoV-2, the specific coronavirus that causes COVID-19.
- SF State will continue cleaning and disinfecting common areas, as well as high-touch surfaces, at least once a day or more frequently as needed.
- SF State will also provide employees and departments with cleaning supplies. It is recommended to clean and sanitize personal workspaces often and any shared equipment or surfaces between use by following EPA’s best practices for cleaning and disinfecting and six steps for safe and effective disinfectant use.
If you believe you are being harassed or retaliated against, please review the CSU Executive Order 1096:
Systemwide Policy Prohibiting Discrimination, Harassment, Retaliation, Sexual Misconduct, Dating and Domestic Violence, and Stalking against Employees and Third Parties and Systemwide Procedure for Addressing Such Complaints by Employees and Third Parties. (Revised 8/14/2020).