Campus Messages

An archive of email messages sent to the entire UCSF community by the Chancellor and members of the Chancellor's Cabinet.

October 13, 2022
UCSF Health

Dear UCSF Community,

Next Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2022, is opening day of the Golden State Warriors NBA season. As part of these events, NBA on TNT will host a live national broadcast and a fan event on the UCSF Mission Hall surface parking lot at Mission Bay.

This special event, which is open to the public with pre-registration, will take place from 1:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., shining a national spotlight on UCSF Health. This is an opportunity for UCSF to be a good neighbor to the Warriors and a good partner to the city. 

In preparation for the event, the Mission Hall surface parking lot will be closed from Oct. 14 to Oct. 20. Please use the Community Center Garage at Rutter Center, surface lots along Nelson Rising Lane, as well as the Third Street Garage (See the map of MB parking locations.) Additionally, Campus Way will have extra traffic, including large trucks, during this time.

As every Chase Center event brings crowds to our campus, members of the UCSF community, patients and visitors alike should expect impacts in the neighborhood affecting parking, traffic and sound levels. There will be outreach to patients and visitors to alert them of the impacts.

Specifically, you can expect the following impacts on Oct. 18:

  • The Mission Hall Lot will be closed. Alternate parking can be found at the Community Center Garage at Rutter Center, surface parking lots along Nelson Rising Lane, as well as Third Street Garage.
  • Metered parking...
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October 5, 2022
UCSF Health

Dear UCSF Community,

As we transition to a new phase of the COVID-19 pandemic, we continue to refine and improve our practices to protect the health of our UCSF community. Among these improvements is an upgrade and renaming of the Daily Health Screener to the new UCSF Digital Screener.

Beginning Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022, the new Digital Screener fully automates the process for users to:

  • Complete the onsite screener
  • Report positive COVID-19 tests and get guidance
  • Obtain clearance to return to work for most COVID-19 exposures, symptoms, and positive test results

The new Digital Screener is available in four languages: English, Spanish, Russian and Chinese. For any information that is being stored in the Occupational Health Service medical record, you will be asked to provide two-factor authentication – your email and your date of birth – to confirm your identity.

Once employees, learners, and volunteers answer the questions in the Digital Screener, they will receive automated return-to-work clearance based on their specific situation and get guidance if they test positive.

This change will reduce delays for employees and learners waiting to hear back from the COVID Response Team. It also streamlines and automates the documentation process enabling UCSF to track current case counts and transmission rates faster and easier.

You can access the new Digital Screener here.

Thank you for your continued dedication and commitment to our public health mission as well as your cooperation as we revise our COVID-19 policies and guidelines.


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