Coronavirus Resources for Employees (Spring 2021)

Princeton is engaged in efforts to respond to the impacts of coronavirus. Our top priority is to support the health and wellness of our community as we continue to advance our teaching and research mission.

Operational Plans & Guidance

For the most up-to-date information, refer to the University's Princeton COVID Resources and HR'S Fall 2021 Campus & Workplace Operations.

The University urges faculty and staff who are tested for COVID-19 by any healthcare provider in any jurisdiction to notify University Health Services immediately at communityhealth@princeton.edu

Resources

This is an exceptionally stressful time, so do not hesitate to make use of the resources below. For additional information related to benefits, learning opportunities, and time off during the pandemic, refer to:

COVID-19 Booster Shot

Following approval from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), based on guidance from the organization's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 booster shot is now available for certain individuals who received their initial series of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine at least 6 months ago:

  • People 65 years and older and residents in long-term care settings should receive a booster shot of Pfizer-BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine at least 6 months after their Pfizer-BioNTech primary series.
  • People age 50 to 64 with certain underlying medical conditions should receive a booster shot of Pfizer-BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine at least 6 months after their Pfizer-BioNTech primary series.
  • People age 18 to 49 who are at high risk for severe COVID-19 due to certain underlying medical conditions may receive a booster shot of Pfizer-BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine at least 6 months after their Pfizer-BioNTech primary series based on their individual benefits and risk.
  • People age 18 to 64 years who are at increased risk for COVID-19 exposure and transmission because of occupational or institutional setting may receive a booster shot of Pfizer-BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine at least 6 months after their Pfizer-BioNTech primary series.

Individuals who initially received the Moderna or Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) COVID-19 vaccine are not eligible for a booster at this time, per guidance from the public health agencies.

 

Frequently Asked Questions

For questions about staff workplace policies, refer to the HR policy manual or contact your senior HR manager. Unionized employees should refer to their collective bargaining agreements. Faculty and academic professionals should refer to the dean of the faculty website.

For additional questions, contact the response team by email at response@princeton.edu.

Questions related to health and safety policies can be directed to the Princeton University COVID Connector. Customer service agents are available at 609-258-7000 during University business hours from 8:45 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. EST. Questions may also be emailed to covidconnector@princeton.edu.

 

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