How to Reduce Your Risk of COVID-19 During MiPEHS

How to Reduce Your Risk of COVID-19 During MiPEHS

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As part of our COVID-19 safety precautions, participants are required to call the MiPEHS study office prior to entering it, as seen above for the study office in Rockford, Michigan.

MDHHS is committed to protecting your health while you take part in our health studies. We have put in place a series of precautions for our study staff and participants to follow. These will help reduce contact between staff and participants, reduce the amount of time in the study office, and ultimately reduce the potential spread of COVID-19.

Study Office Precautions

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DAY OF YOUR STUDY OFFICE VISIT, PLEASE:

  • Answer COVID-19 screening questions.
  • Complete the health survey online to reduce time in the office.
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STUDY STAFF ARE REQUIRED TO:

  • Screen themselves for COVID-19 symptoms and exposure before every work shift.
  • Wear face coverings and gloves.
  • Sanitize appointment areas and surfaces between each appointment.
  • Remain 6 feet from participants unless drawing blood or taking body measurements.
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DURING YOUR STUDY OFFICE VISIT, PLEASE:

  • Wait in your vehicle until staff bring you into the study office.
  • Answer COVID-19 screening questions.
  • Have your temperature taken upon entering building.
  • Wear a mask or other face covering. Face coverings will be available if you forget.

Water Sampling Visit Precautions

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DURING YOUR WATER SAMPLING VISIT, MDHHS STAFF ARE REQUIRED TO:

  • Screen themselves for COVID-19 symptoms and exposure before every work shift.
  • Wear a mask and gloves.
  • Remain 6 feet from household members when possible.
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DURING YOUR WATER SAMPLING VISIT, PLEASE:

  • Answer COVID-19 screening questions.
  • Wear a mask while the MDHHS employee is in your home.
  • Maintain personal distance  of 6 ft from MDHHS employee.