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About UA Healthcheck

Accessing UA Healthcheck requires a myBama login. The initial survey takes less than 30 seconds, and follow-up surveys are shorter. Students and employees are encouraged to complete UA Healthcheck daily, but it is required at least every three days.

We are using UA Healthcheck to reduce the risk of further exposure to COVID-19. This site informs public health and university officials about emerging symptom hot spots and helps prioritize participants who might need COVID-19 testing.

Students, faculty and staff must be free of all symptoms potentially related to COVID-19 to return to campus.

Make your check-in quick and easy.

You can pin this website to your phone’s home screen:

  • iPhone/iPad: open ua.edu/healthcheck in your Safari browser, tap the share icon at the bottom, click “Add to Home Screen” from the menu.
  • Android: open ua.edu/healthcheck in your browser, click on the three dots in the top right menu, select “Add to Home Screen” from the menu.

Complete your training first.

All students, faculty and staff are required to take the following online training. Faculty and staff should provide a certificate of completion to their supervisor. Supervisors are responsible for ensuring their employees take the training immediately or prior to their return to campus. It includes important information ff about health and safety expectations as well as useful steps to take at home and in the community.

  • If you are currently working on campus, please take the training immediately.
  • If you have been authorized to return to campus in the near future, you must complete the training before returning.
  • If you have not been authorized to return to campus, you will be notified when it is appropriate to return; however, you are encouraged to take the training now and will not be allowed to return until you complete the training.

The COVID-19: Infection Prevention and Control course can be accessed online or by logging into UA LMS through the Employee Tab in myBama. The student course is available _______.


FAQs

What is UA Healthcheck?

UA Healthcheck is a web-based COVID-19 assessment tool for employees and students to report any current COVID-19-related symptoms, exposure history, and testing history. Using UA Healthcheck will help us all return to campus safely.

How does UA Healthcheck work?

Employees and students will log on regularly to share symptoms — even if you are feeling healthy — to ensure a safe return to campus. The initial survey takes about 20 seconds to complete. Subsequent surveys take about 10 seconds to complete.

Accessing UA Healthcheck requires your myBama credentials. Employees and students are encouraged to complete UA Healthcheck daily. UA requires employees and students to complete it at least every three days and offers an option to get a reminder.

If the survey responses indicate the user is symptom-free and has no close exposure to someone with COVID-19 illness, the individual is cleared to re-enter campus.

If UA Healthcheck responses show the user is currently experiencing COVID-19 symptoms or has been exposed to someone with COVID-19, or has been diagnosed with COVID-19 in the preceding month, the user will not be permitted to re-enter campus until medically cleared. If you have symptoms, contact your health care provider and notify your supervisor or appropriate school official. Do not come to work or report to campus. UA officials will actively monitor your progress and follow up with you as necessary.

Why do I have to report my symptoms so regularly?

Because COVID-19 symptoms are a report at a single slice of time, students and employees should report their symptoms daily and are required to complete UA Healthcheck every three days to confirm how they are feeling.

I'm not cleared to re-enter campus. Should I be participating in UA Healthcheck?

If you have not been notified to return to campus, you are not required to take the training course or participate in UA Healthcheck at this time.

What am I required to do as a student/employee?

UA Healthcheck is required for employees and students as part of the re-entry to campus protocol. Take COVID-19: Infection Prevention and Control course first, then regularly participate in UA Healthcheck.

Is UA Healthcheck secure? Is my privacy protected?

UA Healthcheck is a HIPAA compliant platform. To access the tool, you will need to use your myBama login credentials.

UA Healthcheck does not in any way track you as a person. It is a tool for you to report COVID-19 symptoms and any exposure. It does not track your location. UA Student Health, University Medical Center and Human Resources will receive the information to ensure those coming on campus are not showing symptoms.

Will I remain anonymous?

UA Student Health, University Medical Center and Human Resources will receive your information submitted with UA Healthcheck. The information is to ensure compliance and to identify employees or students who may need to be tested to further prevent the spread of COVID-19.

How do I access the tools? Do I have to use a smartphone?

To access UA Healthcheck, you will need your myBama login credentials.

UA Healthcheck is available through healthinfo.ua.edu and the myBama portal. It is mobile-enabled so that it can be easily viewed on your phone. The site can be pinned to your smartphone home screen so that it appears as an app.

Will I receive notifications or reminders to fill out UA Healthcheck?

There will be an option for you to receive reminders to report how you are feeling. If you are already receiving notifications for HelpBeatCOVID19.org, you can turn these off by replying STOP.