Berkeley Lab Status

Returning to a Lab site?

Stay up-to-date with the Lab's new At-A-Glance website. Bookmark it to check for the latest news.

You can review the latest information from the Lab's Town Hall in this video and see the presentation from Lab subject matter experts.

The Lab has issued new COVID Safety Guidelines for those returning to work on a Lab site.

Mask Requirements Changed as of March 9

  • Indoor masks are voluntary for all people regardless of their COVID vaccination status (vaccinated and unvaccinated).

  • Masks are still required indoors for those who are not vaccinated against influenza until April 30.

  • Masks are still required on Lab shuttles and in Health Care settings, including Lab Health Services (Building 26).

It is important that you read more about other changes at the Lab and check for the latest information at

This website was created as part of Berkeley Lab's emergency response plan for local and regional disasters. In the event of any disruption of services, this site will provide a means for Lab employees to communicate with each other and stay informed on the status of lab operations.

The Emergency Status Information Line is: 1-800-445-5830.