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Health and Safety

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Explore the resources available to you about your health, wellness, and safety.


E-mail worklife@hq.dhs.gov to talk with a Work/Life coordinator at DHS.

  • COVID-19 Workforce Information

    DHS is working very closely with CDC, other federal agencies, and public health officials to implement appropriate workforce health and safety measures for the DHS workforce.

  • Disinfect Your Workspace

    Disinfection guidance for workplace surfaces during flu season and throughout the year.

  • Hand Washing

    Keeping hands clean is one of the best ways to prevent the spread of infectious diseases like influenza and other emerging diseases.

  • COVID-19 Vaccines and Treatments

    Employees are strongly encouraged to get vaccinated. While vaccines remain the most effective way to prevent COVID-19 infection, there are also treatments available for people who are infected with the disease.

  • Health Alerts/Information

    Health Alerts are DHS’ method of sharing cleared information about public health incidents with DHS employees and their families.

    Link coming soon.

Last Updated: 06/02/2023
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