Employee Occupational Health & Wellness (EOHW)
Employee Occupational Health & Wellness (EOHW) is located in Room 04290 in the Red Zone basement, Duke Clinic (South). Click here for directions. To reach EOHW by telephone, please call 919-684-3136 (option #2).
Expansion of EOHW Role in DUHS FMLA Management - Beginning September 1, 2012, EOHW will determine if absence is an FMLA qualifying event and provide an EOHW Determination Form to both manager and employee. This new FMLA process is mandatory for all DUHS managers. Details can be found here.
EOHW FMLA contact information:
Fax: 919-660-0231 or 919-681-0555
Flu Shots - 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. The basic requirements are described here by job group.
Tuberculosis Screening - A tuberculosis reading 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.
Tuberculosis Questionnaire - Please complete this questionnaire if you cannot take the TB skin test and this has been documented by EOHW.
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.
Personal Assistance Service (PAS) - Personal Assistance Service 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.