You may learn that an employee has tested positive for COVID-19, either from the individual directly or from Occupational or Student Health Services. Please remember that all information related to a person being tested for COVID-19, or furloughed as a precautionary measure, is considered PHI, even when they are a health-care worker. The confidentiality of this information is legally protected and you may not disseminate this information (even in a de-identified form) any further. Inappropriate disclosure of confidential information is a violation of policy and could be subject to sanctions.