Dominican Occupational Health Center Closure - Dec. 22 to Jan. 7

To: Campus Community

From: Saladin Sale, Director of Risk Services

Dominican Occupational Health Center (DOHC), UCSC's designated facility for on-the-job injuries, will be closed for two weeks, from December 24 through January 4. DOHC will reopen on Monday, January 7, 2008.

During the two-week closure, Dominican Hospital Emergency Department at 1555 Soquel Drive, Santa Cruz, will be UCSC's designated facility.

Supervisors should direct employees requiring medical treatment for occupational injuries to Dominican Emergency during this closure. Their telephone number is 831-462-7710.

Employees presenting with occupational injuries at Dominican Emergency Department during this period will be asked to provide the usual UCSC Authorization for Treatment, signed by their supervisor. This form can be found on the Risk Services website at:

To assure good communications during this temporary change of designated facilities, please immediately notify the UCSC Workers' Compensation Claims Coordinator, Dorys Contreras, at 459-2850, if you or one of your employees is in need of medical treatment for a work-related injury.

For further information, contact Dorys Contreras at 459-2850.