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2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19): Monitoring For Employees

The 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) is a virus that has emerged in Wuhan City (Hubei Province), China and has caused respiratory illness. It appears to have first started from exposure to animals at a seafood and animal market. The incubation period (time from exposure to development of symptoms) can be up to 14 days. Please see the Infection Prevention website for information on patient screening and a comprehensive list of FAQs at https://www.vumc.org/infectioncontrol/.

Traffic and Parking Medical Screening

Individuals who drive commercial motor vehicles are required to have a valid commercial driver's license (CDL). In addition, these individuals must have a Commercial Driver Medical Examiner (CDME) certificate, which confirms that the person meets the medical criteria required to drive a commercial motor vehicle, as outlined by the Department of Transportation (DOT). Commercial motor vehicles include vehicles that: