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Academic Affairs COVID-19 Reporting and Information

The following provides details about testing, reporting cases, and actions to be taken in terms of tracing and quarantining:  

Workflow diagram as described in the text to follow

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Employees  

  • Any employee who was engaged in on-campus work or activity and is suspected or confirmed to be COVID-19 positive should notify their Appropriate Administrator and/or ASM. 

  • The Appropriate Administrator and/or ASM should notify the COVID-19 Coordinator and HR/Faculty Affairs of the case.  

  • The employee should be directed to quarantine or isolate at home and contact their healthcare provider.  

  • Telework should be provided if possible.  

  • If the employee is unable to conduct their work from home, they may be eligible to take COVID-19 related paid leave (CPAL, FFCRA) contact HR/Faculty Affairs to coordinate.   

  • If the exposure occurred on campus, the Appropriate Administrator and/or ASM should consider the illness under Workers’ Compensation and handle accordingly.  

  • The employee will be advised when they may return to work (usually 14 days) by their medical provider.  

Students

  • Any student who was engaged in on-campus coursework or activity and is suspected or confirmed to be COVID-19 positive should notify Student Health Services.  

  • Student Health Services will ensure that the COVID-19 Coordinator is notified.  

  • If the student resides in on-campus housing a unit will be provided for 14-day isolation period – See Housing Plan for details regarding on-campus quarantine/isolation protocols for residential students.  

  • Students not residing on campus will be advised to self-isolate at home for 14 days.  

  • The student will be advised by health officials when they can return to campus.   

Students and Employees with exposure to a campus case should test for COVID-19 whether they have symptoms or not and inform the University of the test results.