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Signs of the Times Emerge on Campus in Pandemic Era

View of Clinical Center lobby with uniformed personnel in face masks waiting to screen entrants.

Building entrances look a little different in the age of COVID-19.

Photo: Chia-Chi Charlie Chang

Signage advises patients, staff and visitors about new CC safety policies due to COVID-19 precautions.

Signage advises patients, staff and visitors about new CC safety policies due to COVID-19 precautions.

Photo: Chia-Chi Charlie Chang

View of tables and makeshift screening areas as uniformed workers check temperatures of people entering building.

Not Business as Usual. Commissioned Corps members screen people with temperature checks at the Clinical Center’s south entry.

Photo: Chia-Chi Charlie Chang

Employees in yellow vests walk through designated staff-only entrance.

Employees use a newly designated staff-only entrance to the Clinical Center.

Photo: Chia-Chi Charlie Chang

Doors with signs pointing alternative entrances at the Blood Bank.

While some building entrances are closed, the NIH Blood Bank remains open and in need of donations.

Photo: Chia-Chi Charlie Chang

Uniformed worker takes temperature of an employee entering building.

Commissioned Corps members perform temperature checks at CC entrance.

Photo: Chia-Chi Charlie Chang

Two people on phones at tables.

Occupational Medical Service personnel staff a call center in Bldg. 10

Photo: Chia-Chi Charlie Chang

Handwritten notes posted to Fauci

In a Bldg. 31 elevator lobby, handwritten notes are posted to NIAID director Dr. Anthony Fauci, who has become the nation’s expert on all things COVID-19.

Photo: Kathleen Eastberg

More handwritten notes

Handwritten notes have been posted to Fauci in the age of COVID-19.

Photo: Kathleen Eastberg

Shown here are several notable sights on the main campus, as safety measures to limit spread of the respiratory ailment caused by a novel coronavirus (COVID-19) take shape at NIH.

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Associate Editor: Carla Garnett
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Staff Writers:

Eric Bock
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Dana Talesnik
Dana.Talesnik@nih.gov

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