Occupational Health

Our Mission: Providing visionary health protection.

Employee COVID-19 Information

Testing Options for Employees: If you have COVID symptoms, tests are available in several locations across our region. Please visit the VUMC Coronavirus webpage for information regarding COVID-19 testing sites accessible to employees. 

COVID-19 Exposure, Infection and Return-to-Work Guidelines: For updated guidance on what to do if you are exposed to COVID-19 or test positive for COVID-19, and to understand when you can return to work, see our Updated COVID-19 Exposure, Infection and Return-to-Work Guidelines.

To access the Return to Work after COVID-19 Infection REDCap survey, click here.

For vaccine information, including locations, submitting documentation from vaccinations received outside of Occupational Health, and requesting an exemption – see our Vaccine Information Page. 

COVID-19 vaccines are now available at the Occupational Health Clinic (Nashville Campus) on a walk-in basis. Occupational Health can administer the Pfizer, Moderna, or J&J vaccine at the Nashville campus. For more information about where to receive a COVID-19 vaccine, visit our COVID-19 Vaccine Information page.

Need more COVID-19 information regarding exposure, testing, monitoring, and vaccines?

Visit the OHC COVID-19 Information site for answers to common COVID-19 exposure, testing, monitoring, and vaccine questions for faculty and staff of Vanderbilt University Medical Center and Vanderbilt University.

COVID-19 Vaccine Questions?

Contact the Occupational Health Clinic at 615-936-0955 between 7 AM-4 PM Monday - Friday. Click here for a list of COVID-19 vaccine FAQs.

Welcome to Vanderbilt!

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Before your first day of work, we want to make sure you have all you need to maximize your productivity and well-being. We provide required health services to protect you at work, and services to promote health and build resilience.

Incoming VUMC staff may receive these services before their first day of work by attending ALL ABOARD. New faculty and housestaff receive these services during their orientation.

Learn  more about ALL ABOARD , including ways to get compliant if you can't make an event.

OHC Comes to YouImmunization/Screening Compliance

Need an immunization or test for compliance? OHC provides many convenient options for Vanderbilt faculty and staff.

  • View compliance requirements
  • Log in  to see what service you need

To get your compliance services either:

  • Drop by The Occupational Health Clinic at Suite 640 in the Medical Arts Building between 7:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.. No appointment needed for current employees.
  • Visit one of our many convenient OHC Comes To You events.

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Send information to OHC using these fast and easy electronic tools.

  • TB Skin Testing: Learn more or if you are a designated tester order supplies.
  • Easy Reader: Learn more or log in to enter a TB skin test result.
  • Immunization Exemption Request: Individuals may request an exemption through this HR site. However, for everything except influenza or COVID-19, please TALK with an OHC nurse first! Often we can help find an alternative to vaccination.
  • Animal Allergy: Learn more about occupational animal allergies, or complete the allergy survey.
  • Offsite Clinic Immunizations: Learn more about vaccines besides flu that can be given by offsite clinics, or document vaccines given.
  • Compliance Information: Need to know how to access to compliance reports? Visit our Verifying Compliance page for all the info.