Respirator Fit Testing
Testing takes place in Room 4000C of Duke Hospital beside the patient/service elevators. No appointment needed.
Annual Respirator Fit Testing will be available for Duke employees during the following dates and times:
- January 7th 7:45 a.m. - Noon
- January 9th 7:45 a.m. - Noon
- January 15th 7:45 a.m. - Noon
- January 20th 7:45 a.m. - Noon
- January 23rd 7:45 a.m. - Noon
- January 30th 7:45 a.m. - Noon
Employee Occupational Health & Wellness (EOHW) is located in Duke Clinic in the sub-basement of the Orange Zone (Room 00350). Click here for directions. To reach EOHW by telephone, please call 919-684-3136 (option #2).
EOHW FMLA contact information:
Fax: 919-660-0231 or 919-681-0555
LIVE FOR LIFE
LIVE FOR LIFE is Duke University's employee health promotion program. LIVE FOR LIFE's mission at Duke University is to support the goal of the Office of Human Resources in 1) providing programs and services to help Duke's people successfully accomplish the organization's missions, and 2) assist and support Duke's manager's in recruiting and retaining top-quality, diverse and healthy staff and to help develop an effective, productive workforce. 3) LIVE FOR LIFE will also promote a work culture and environment that supports healthy and safe behaviors/lifestyles.
Duke faculty and staff can receive free flu vaccine shots at the Employee and Occupational Health & Wellness clinic (flu shot schedule). Patient care providers are strongly encouraged to get vaccinated to not only protect themselves but also their patients from this highly contagious disease.
Health Review for Animal Handlers - Employees in certain job categories are required to undergo a health review at the beginning of their job and at periodic intervals. This policy includes Duke personnel who work with animals.
Placement Health Review - The placement health review is a required process for selected job positions at Duke University based on federal, state and University regulations and policies.
A tuberculosis screening must be performed by an RN, MD, PA, or NP other than yourself. Results must be read 48-72 hours after placement of the tuberculin test. If there is any redness, swelling, or induration present the employee MUST BE SEEN IN EOHW as soon as possible.
Please complete the tuberculosis questionnaire if you cannot take the TB skin test and this has been documented by EOHW.
Tobacco Cessation Assistance
Duke faculty, staff, and their dependents can access a free tobacco cessation support program through LIVE FOR LIFE. This program includes initial and ongoing support over a year long period from a tobacco treatment specialist (in person or telephonic sessions are available). Additionally, those faculty, staff and their dependents on a Duke health plan are also eligible to receive the following benefits in conjunction with this program:
- Free visits with an Employee Health medical provider
- Low-cost nicotine replacement therapy (including patches, gums, or lozenges)
- Low-cost prescription medication management
To enroll in this program, you can fill out an enrollment form or call 919-684-3136, option 1 to schedule an appointment.
Personal Assistance Service (PAS)
Personal Assistance Service (PAS) is the faculty/employee assistance program of Duke University. The staff of licensed professionals offer assessment, short-term counseling, and referrals to help resolve a range of personal, work, and family problems. PAS services are available free of charge to Duke faculty and staff, and their immediate family members.
DUHS FMLA Management
EOHW determines if an absence is an FMLA qualifying event and provides an EOHW Determination Form to both the manager and the employee. This process is mandatory for all DUHS managers.
Duke has a travel clinic within Employee Occupational Health and Wellness (EOHW) which has experienced international travel practitioners on staff and charges "at-cost" rates. Employees and adult dependents/spouses can visit the clinic for a travel-related risk assessment and vaccinations. You should complete the Travel Questionnaire prior to your visit and bring documentation of your vaccine history. If you are traveling outside of the country for official Duke business, you should complete the Travel Registry. Here are some frequently asked questions.