COVID-19 Operations

Memorials COVID-19 Research Working Group (CRWG) Framework

CREAIT labs are currently at Alert Level Green


Experienced users can run their samples. Density restrictions are in place to allow 1 person per 30 square ft.
  • Senior users whose research is close to completion will be given priority.
  • Users must take COVID-19 online training.
  • Users must comply to all COVID-19 lab safety rules.
  • Users are encouraged to wear personal non-medical masks while in the lab. (as of August 9)
  • Users must sign the cleaning checklist when leaving the lab.
  • Users who shows symptoms, even if mild, are not allowed in the lab.
  • In-person training of new users is now permitted.


All samples are run by lab staff.

  • CRWG has granted access to the user (proof required)
  • All contact with staff must be done by email
  • Online sample submission forms. All forms must be completed before dropping the samples
  • Samples must be dropped off/picked up at specific time and location (see below)
  • Properly labeling of samples is essential. Failure to do so will result in the sample being discarded.
  • Grouping of samples/experiments is strongly encouraged
  • No training of new users


Lab Inspections performed by lab staff. Remote research is supported.




CREAIT Network

230 Elizabeth Ave, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1B 3X9

Postal Address: P.O. Box 4200, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1C 5S7

Tel: (709) 864-8000