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  • To access any Lab site, you must have your badge. You must wear your badge while on a Lab site.

  • Blackberry Gate is open for entrance or exit 24/7. Those without a badge, including visitors, must use this gate.

  • Grizzly Gate is exit only 24/7.

  • Strawberry Gate is open from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. for badge holders only.

  • Building access weekend operations (badge swipe) Call Security 510-486-6999 for any issues

  • Badge Office open select hours by appointment only; email for an appointment.


  • The cafeteria is closed.

  • Food trucks from Off The Grid have been contracted to serve lunch from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. daily in the cafeteria (B54) parking lot.

  • Same-day online ordering is available, or order and pay in person.

  • The cafeteria dining room is open for indoor dining and the restrooms remain open.

EHS: COVID-19 information

Facilities: COVID-19 information


Health Services:



Shipping & Receiving: Shipping and Receiving are operating normally. Packages are being delivered to the printed address on the label. Call 510-486-4935 for assistance.

Shuttles: Shuttles are operating on fixed routes.

  • Face coverings are mandatory for all drivers and passengers, regardless of vaccination status.

  • Badges are: (1) checked upon shuttle entry, and (2) scanned at the Blackberry Gate.

Trash: Employees should empty their own waste bins regularly and sort waste at Central Waste Stations according to the Lab’s Waste Guide. Central Waste Stations will be emptied daily.


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Need help after hours? Contact the Site Operations Center 24/7 510-486-6999