Safety and Hygiene


Wash Hands


Wear Mask


Main Diastance


Face Masks & PPE

The university requires masks be worn at all times in public spaces, in our buildings and when walking around campus. Please see the university's Mandatory Mask Policy.

Lab Safety

Social Distancing Protocols at VSTC/Innovation Hall

Please reference the Building Use Policy for detailed guidance on the items below within VSTC/Innovation Hall.

social distance Physical Distancing
Please remain 6 feet apart from others at all times while in the building.
traffic flow Traffic Flow
Signage on the walls and floors of Innovation Hall will indicate the
direction of traffic flow, social distance, and maximum number
of people in waiting areas.
elevators Elevators
Elevators will be limited to 2 people per elevator to maintain social
distancing. Floor decals will show where to stand to maintain distance.
If possible, use of stairs is encouraged.
stairs Stairs
Stairs are designated as either up or down usage
to maintain social distancing.
restrooms Restrooms
Restrooms will limit occupancy to maintain social distancing.
See signage for maximum occupancy. 
food delivery Food Deliveries
Innovation Hall occupants should meet delivery personnel outside
of Innovation Hall to maintain social distancing.

Cleaning & Decontamination


hand sanitizer Hand Sanitizer
Hand sanitizer stations are on each floor of Innovation Hall.
hand washing Hand Washing
Hands should be washed often with soap and water for at least
20 seconds. If soap and water are not available, use hand sanitizer
with at least 60% alcohol. All frequently touched surfaces in the
workplace, such as workstations, keyboards, telephones, printer/copiers,
shared refrigerators doors, and doorknobs should be
cleaned routinely. GW Nursing will follow all GW University guidance
regarding cleaning and decontamination.