Healthcheck

GuideSafe™ Healthcheck is a nationwide COVID-19 assessment tool that allows users to report COVID-19 related symptoms and exposure. Participation is encouraged daily but frequency of reporting is determined by the public health and medical guidance relevant to each organization utilizing Healthcheck for returning to campus or work.

GuideSafe™ Healthcheck consists of a set of questions that assess symptoms and exposure to COVID-19. An initial set up survey is performed the first time you access Healthcheck and will take about 20 seconds to complete. Subsequent surveys will take about 10 seconds to complete. You can even set up reminders though the Guide Safe™ Healthcheck tool. However, if you ever develop new symptoms – don’t wait for a reminder – report them immediately.

Based on your response, GuideSafe™ Healthcheck will assign you one of three categories: Least Risk, May be at Risk, or Greater Risk – each with its own instructions on how to proceed to campus or work. Regardless of how you answer, a secure compliance report will be sent to Student Health or Human Resources

As you evaluate your symptoms, only report new symptoms that are not related to existing health conditions or recent activity such as:

  • Seasonal allergies
  • Soreness
  • Difficulty breathing

If you have questions about your health status, talk to your health care provider.

GuideSafe™ Healthcheck is important because it informs public health and university officials about emerging symptom hot spots before these areas have catastrophic consequences. It also helps university health officials prioritize participants who might need COVID-19 testing.

Your privacy is also protected as GuideSafe™ Healthcheck is a HIPAA compliant platform. It does not in any way track you as a person. It is a tool for you to report COVID-19 symptoms and any exposure. It does not track your specific location.

You can access GuideSafe™ Healthcheck, a password protected system, on a phone, tablet, or computer.

Healthcheck FAQs

What is GuideSafe™ Healthcheck?

GuideSafe™ Healthcheck is a web-based COVID-19 assessment tool for employees and students that assesses existence of any current COVID-19-related symptoms, exposure history, and testing history. The required assessment will help us all return to campus safely and help our community beat COVID-19.
 
GuideSafe™ Healthcheck is used to manage large groups and reduce the risk of further exposure to COVID-19. GuideSafe™ Healthcheck informs public health and university officials about emerging symptom hot spots before these areas have catastrophic consequences. It also helps university health officials prioritize participants who might need COVID-19 testing.

How does GuideSafe™ Healthcheck work?

Employees and students log on regularly to share symptoms — even if you are feeling healthy — to ensure a safe return to campus. The initial survey takes about 20 seconds to complete. Subsequent surveys take about 10 seconds to complete. Employees and students are encouraged to complete GuideSafe™️ Healthcheck daily, and there is an option to set up reminders.
 
If the survey responses indicate the user is symptom-free and has no close exposure to someone with COVID-19 illness, the individual is cleared to re-enter campus.
 
If GuideSafe™ Healthcheck responses show the user is currently experiencing COVID-19 symptoms or has been exposed to someone with COVID-19, or has been diagnosed with COVID-19 in the preceding month, the user will not be permitted to re-enter campus until medically cleared. If you have symptoms, contact your health care provider and notify your supervisor or appropriate school official. Do not come to work or report to campus (CDC isolation guidance). Employee Health (for faculty and staff) or Student Health (for students) will actively monitor your progress and follow up with you as necessary.

Why do I have to report my symptoms so regularly?

Because COVID-19 symptoms are a report at a single slice of time, students and employees should report their symptoms daily to confirm how they are feeling.

I'm not cleared to re-enter campus. Should I be participating in GuideSafe™ Healthcheck?

You may begin using Healthcheck now.

What am I required to do as a student/employee?

GuideSafe™ Healthcheck, a COVID-19 assessment tool, is required for employees and students as part of the entry to campus protocol.

Is GuideSafe™ Healthcheck secure? Is my privacy protected?

GuideSafe™ Healthcheck,a COVID-19 assessment tool, is a HIPAA compliant platform.
 
GuideSafe™ Healthcheck does not in any way track you as a person. It is a tool for you to report COVID-19 symptoms and any exposure. It does not track your location. Your organization will receive your information submitted through the GuideSafe™ Event Passport.

Will I remain anonymous?

Student Health, Employee Health and Human Resources will receive your information submitted with GuideSafe™ Healthcheck, a COVID-19 assessment tool. The information is to ensure compliance and to identify employees or students who may need to be tested to further prevent the spread of COVID-19.

How do I access GuideSafe™ Healthcheck?

You can access GuideSafe™ Healthcheck, a password protected system, on a phone, tablet, or computer. It is mobile-enabled so that it can be easily viewed on your phone. The site can be pinned to your smartphone home screen so that it appears as an app.

Will I receive notifications or reminders to fill out GuideSafe™ Healthcheck?

There will be an option for you to receive reminders to report how you are feeling.

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