Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Information and Updates

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(Updated August 11, 2022) The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has changed guidance for people who have been exposed to COVID-19 but who have not yet tested positive for COVID-19.

(Update July 28, 2022) The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has shortened the recommended times that people should isolate when they have been exposed or tested positive for COVID-19.

 

Isolation and Quarantine

If you test positive for COVID-19, regardless of your vaccination status:

Report your case to the appropriate University officials.

You must isolate for FIVE days

If you have no symptoms or your symptoms are resolving (no fever for 24 hours), you may leave isolation after five days.

After leaving isolation, you must wear a mask around others for an additional five days.

If you have a fever, you must continue to isolate until your fever resolves without the aid of fever-reducing medication.

Isolation and Quarantine

If you are exposed to someone with COVID-19, there are specific guidelines depending on your vaccination status.

Then:

Wear a high-quality mask for 10 days and get tested on day 5.

If you develop symptoms, then you should get tested and isolate until results are received.

Regardless of vaccination status, you should isolate from others when you have COVID-19.

Isolation and Quarantine

If you were exposed to COVID-19, and had confirmed COVID-19 with the past 90 days (you tested positive using a viral test)

No isolation / quarantine required UNLESS you develop symptoms.

Watch for symptoms until 10 days after you last had close contact with someone with COVID-19.

If you DEVELOP symptoms ISOLATE immediately and GET TESTED. Contine to isolate until you know the results.

Report your case to the appropriate University officials.

If you have a fever, you must continue to isolate for 24-hours after until your fever resolves without the aid of fever-reducing medication.

Reporting

Prompt reporting of a positive COVID test is important so that appropriate accommodations can be made. Accommodations and/or excused absences may not be granted if proper University reporting guidelines are not followed.

Confirmed COVID-19 Case?

Please use the self reporting form to notify health services.

Masks

The indoor mask mandate has been lifted.

Health and Safety Measures to Follow:

Frequently wash your hands or use hand sanitizer

Properly cover coughs and sneezes

Attend class unless you are not feeling well

Stay home if you have COVID or flu-like symptoms

Promptly report a positive COVID test using the University Reporting Link

Witnessed Non-Compliance?

Please notify administration if you have witnessed COVID-19 non-compliance