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Face Mask Requirements

Updated March 14

Effective Monday, March 14, to align with updated university policies masks are no longer required in public, non-clinical spaces. Masks are still required in our Veterinary Health System clinical areas and lobbies as well as clinical teaching spaces.


Employees, Students, Clients and other Visitors


Clinical Spaces and Lobbies, such as:

  • Hummel & Trueman Hospital for Companion Animals
  • Hospital for Farm Animals 
  • Galbreath Equine Center
  • Frank Stanton Veterinary Spectrum of Care Clinic, all of first floor and the second floor northeast small conference room, offices and break room
  • VMC Dublin
  • Ohio State Large Animal Services at Marysville 

Face Mask Required
[CDC requires for healthcare facilities]

Clinical Teaching Spaces, such as:

  • Clinical and Professional Skills Center
  • Small Animal Operative Practice
Face Mask Required

Academic and Public Spaces, such as:

  • Veterinary Medicine Academic Building
  • Goss Lab
  • Sisson Hall
  • VMC Auditorium
  • Second floor classroom and south lobby in the Frank Stanton Veterinary Spectrum of Care Clinic
Face Mask

Non-Public (Private) Spaces, such as:

  • Offices
  • Research labs
  • Dormitory area of the Marysville Large Animal Clinic
Face Mask


When in doubt: Wear a mask.


*It is important to be aware that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the Ohio Department of Health provide health and safety guidance that is more restrictive for healthcare institutions than for the general public or the business/educational settings.