COVID-19 vaccines and boosters are widely available at local pharmacies including CVS and Walgreens. Visit vaccines.gov to find a vaccine or booster location near you. At this time, the university does not have plans to offer an on-campus vaccine clinic for faculty and staff. Staff members may schedule their appointment during working hours, and should inform their manager of time away from work for this appointment. Staff who are experiencing side effects should use Paid Time Off (PTO) if needed to recover.
Wake Forest University continues to follow COVID-19 recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), WFU public health experts. Updates will be published as new guidance becomes available.
Colleagues must maintain up-to-date COVID-19 vaccine records in Workday or be approved for an exemption, as well as perform a daily health self-assessment.
- Submit your COVID-19 vaccine documentation: Watch this video tutorial and/or follow these instructions to learn how to submit your COVID-19 booster dose documentation to Workday.
- Complete a daily health self-assessment: Monitor your health by conducting a daily health self-assessment to monitor for symptoms of COVID-19 using the CDC symptom guide. If you are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19, contact the Faculty and Staff Clinic at 743.223.4217 for guidance.
What to do if your have COVID-19 exposure or positive test:
- Isolate yourself and do not come to campus.
- Contact the Faculty and Staff Clinic at 743.223.4217 for guidance.
- Inform your supervisor of your circumstances.
- Get cleared by the Faculty and Staff Clinic prior to returning to on-site work.
Vaccines & Boosters
In an effort to protect the health and safety of the campus community, all faculty and staff are required to maintain full COVID-19 vaccination status throughout their employment at Wake Forest University. Faculty and staff with disabilities or sincerely held religious beliefs that preclude vaccination may request a reasonable accommodation.
Faculty & Staff Clinic
The Faculty and Staff Clinic, operated by Wake Forest Baptist Health, is available to support you. If you are feeling ill or have questions about COVID-19, you may contact the clinic before visiting your doctor or an urgent care. The clinic is available to:
- Help determine if you should go to work, based on your symptoms
- Test you for COVID-19, based on your symptoms
- Answer your COVID-19 questions
The clinic only offers phone consultations on Saturdays and Sundays and is not available for COVID-19 testing on weekends. Monday testing is available for colleagues unable to secure a weekend testing appointment at their primary care office or local pharmacy, if recommended by the clinic.
The faculty and staff clinic is only available to those employed by Wake Forest University. Contact your primary care physician for any non-COVID related symptoms or illnesses.
Contact the Clinic
Monday – Friday by appointment and phone
8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday by phone only
8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
2430A Reynolda Road
Winston-Salem, NC 27106