Research Core Facilities

COVID-19 Core Operations Guidelines & Resources

Currently, the Boston Children’s Hospital Institutional Core Facilities are open and operating under the research operations COVID-19 guidelines VPN logo

View the summary of operating status of Institutional Cores. For more information about the operating status of departmental/division/program core facilities, please visit their individual sites.

Core facility resources

PPE ordering guide

Guide for how to order PPE via the STAT room.

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Lab-based observational or mentored training guide

COVID-19 procedures and equipment training guide for new and existing employees.

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Core Responsibilities Guidelines: Accepting external users

Summary of Core responsibilities.

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Rodent-user training guide

Training guide for new and existing employees on rodent use during COVID-19.

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External user resources

Re-entry guidelines for external users (without AP status)

Summary of external-user responsibilities. (See opening chart to learn which Core facilities are open to external customers.)

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External users mandatory training (without AP status)

COVID-19 safety procedures training guide required for all external users before entering the Boston Children's campus.

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