STUDENT SAFE START GUIDE

FEELING SICK, SEPERATION, AND TRACING

FEELING SICK?

  • The AUCC Student Health and Wellness Center medical staff, in concert with campus student health service professionals, will test and diagnose students exhibiting symptoms consistent with COVID-19 infection.
  • Symptomatic residential students should immediately return to their room and contact the AUCC Student Health and Wellness Center to schedule a telehealth visit. The medical team will determine if the student requires a physical, in-person examination and, if necessary, will schedule a face-to-face visit.
  • Symptomatic commuter students should stay home and contact the AUCC Student Health and Wellness Center to schedule a telehealth visit or their medical provider

Self-Quarantine

 

  • Students who have come into close contact with someone known to have tested positive for COVID-19 will be required to quarantine in their room or move to a temporary housing assignment for 7-10 days. Student health services representatives and staff from the Office of Student Affairs will provide support to these students during this quarantine period.
  • If students must leave their room during self-quarantine, they must always wear a mask and strictly follow protocols for physical distancing.
  • When in quarantine, students should not return to classes, or attend events or gatherings of any size until they receive medical clearance from the designated campus staff member.
  • Students in quarantine will have daily wellness check-in via phone, email, or in-person and are to report any concerns to AUCC Student Health and Wellness medical team.
  • While in quarantine, students should monitor for symtoms consistent with COVID-19. If symptoms develop, students should relocate to isolation housing.

Self-Isolation

 

  • During isolation, students will relocate to a temporary housing assignment for a minimum of 10 days, leaving only for an urgent medical need or a life-threatening emergency.
  • The campus will provide support services (dining, educational continuity) for isolated students.
  • Students in isolation will have a daily wellness check-in via phone, email, or in-person and are to report any concerns to AUCC Health and Wellness medical team.
  • When in isolation, students should not return to campus, classes, or participate in or attend any athletic events or other social or civic gatherings until they receive written clearance from a designated campus official.
  • While in isolation, students should self-monitor for symptoms consistent with COVID-19.

Contact Tracing

Contact tracing is key to slowing the spread of COVID-19 and helps protect you, your family, and your community.

  • Contact tracing lets students know they may have been exposed to COVID-19 and should monitor their health for signs symptoms of COVID-19.
  • Contact tracing helps students who may have been exposed to COVID-19 get tested.
  • Contact tracing helps students to self-isolate if they have COVID-19 or self-quarantine if they are a close contact.
  • Contact tracing will be coordinated through the AUCC epidemiologist’s team. Upon identification of an infected student, the AUCC epidemiologist will notify the student’s close contacts with quarantine guidance.

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