Baylor College of Medicine

Coronavirus Messages for the Baylor Community


Incident Command Center Messages

• June 4: Incident Command Center -- Types of COVID-19 testing; telehealth payers expiration date; scheduled appointments by visit type.


-- Hours on Main Baylor Campus: The main campus is open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday. During holidays and on all weekends, the main campus is open from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

-- Face mask guidelines: All faculty, staff and trainees are required. Learn more.

-- Benefits: Benefits-eligible employees enrolled in a Baylor medical plan who are concerned they may have COVID-19 symptoms can request a virtual office visit through Teladoc, AmWell and Doctor on Demand. Use these step-by-step instructions to schedule a virtual visit today.

-- Employee Guidelines: If you think you have symptoms of COVID-19, call your personal physician for initial screening. If you are concerned about your risk of exposure, discuss with your supervisor and/or fill out Medical Exclusion Request Form Site. If your PCP places you out of work, let your supervisor know. You will need to contact OHP before returning to work to be cleared.

Human Resources

For COVID-19 questions related to the following HR topics, view COVID-19 FAQs, email or call 713-798-2754.

  • Time off (sick, family sick, vacation, floating time off, or other paid time off)
  • Leave of absence
  • Medical benefits
  • Back-up dependent care benefits

For additional resources, faculty and staff should refer to the Faculty Handbook and the Employee Relations website (Baylor log-in required). Trainees should consult with the program directors. 

Wellness Resources

We recognize the uncertainty and challenges that the evolving COVID-19 crisis poses to you, your loved ones and your work. Find resources to support your physical and mental well-being during this critical time as well as guidance on what to do if you think you have symptoms of COVID-19.