BEFORE COMING TO CAMPUS
COVID-19 Screening Questionnaire
Be sure to take the COVID-19 prescreen questionnaire which can be found on your Single Sign On homepage. The questionnaire cannot be done ahead of time and must be done within 4 hours of coming to campus.
Masks and/or face coverings are REQUIRED at all times on campus.
Be sure to wear your mask correctly:
- Put it over your nose and mouth and secure it under your chin
- Try to fit it snugly against the sides of your face
- Make sure you can breathe easily
- Wash cloth masks regularly
Practice social distancing means by keeping a distance of at least six feet apart from people who are not part of your household.
- Stay at least 6 feet away from others
- Avoid contact with people who are sick
- Wash your hands often, with soap and water, for at least 20 seconds each time
- Use hand sanitizer if soap and water are not available
Testing for COVID-19 at CSULB Student Health Services is available by appointment. Please call 562.985.4771 for testing appointments and additional information.
We recommend that asymptomatic persons seeking testing consult one of the free testing sites in their local community.
To make an appointment for free testing for COVID-19, please choose your local health department for your county below.
If you currently live in Long Beach, Signal Hill, Compton, Paramount, or Lakewood, choose Free Testing for COVID-19 in Long Beach.
WHEN TO SEEK EMERGENCY CARE
If you develop emergency warning signs for COVID-19, you should get medical attention immediately. Emergency warning signs include:
- Trouble breathing
- Persistent pain or pressure in the chest
- New confusion
- Inability to be roused/awakened
- Bluish lips or face
Call 911 if you have a medical emergency: Notify the operator that you have, or think you might have, COVID-19. If possible, put on a cloth face covering before medical help arrives.
ISOLATION AND QUARANTINE
If you have tested positive for COVID-19, or been told by a clinician that you are presumed to be positive, you are required to isolate yourself at home.
Regardless of the outcome of your test, if you had close contact with someone who has or is likely to have COVID-19 in the past 14 days, you are required to quarantine yourself at home.
Quarantine is used by public health professionals to separate potentially exposed individuals from the public, in the case that they become symptomatic and thus contagious to others. Quarantined people are asked to limit their contact with others for 14 days, and may be excluded from work or school. Quarantined people should notify their provider immediately if they begin experiencing symptoms. Should they begin exhibiting symptoms, they may be required to isolate.
Anyone who has had close contact with someone who has or is likely to have COVID-19 while the person was infectious (during the time when they had symptoms or 48 hours before the person's symptoms began) is required to self-quarantine in a residence until 14 days from the last date that they were last in contact with the symptomatic person who had, or was likely to have, COVID-19.
Isolation means separating a person that is sick in order to prevent them from spreading the virus to others. People may be asked to self-isolate at home while they are being tested, while they recover, or they may be isolated in a healthcare setting if they need medical support to recover.
Anyone with or likely to have COVID-19 is required to self-isolate for at least ten (10) days after symptoms first appeared, and at least 1 day (24 hours) after your fever is gone without the use of fever-reducing medications, and your other symptoms have improved. If you never had symptoms, then you must self isolate for 10 days from the date of your positive test.
Anyone required to isolate may not leave their place of isolation or enter any other public or private place, except to receive necessary medical care. Furthermore, anyone in self-isolation is required to notify any close contacts of their potential exposure so they may self-quarantine.
For the purpose of the Isolation Order, someone with or likely to have COVID-19 is defined as a person who has:
- A positive lab test for COVID-19;
- Signs and symptoms that are consistent with COVID-19 within 14 days of being in close contact with a person who had or was believed to have had COVID-19; OR
- Been informed by a physician that they are likely to have COVID-19
ADDITIONAL RESOURCES AND INFORMATION
- Centers for Disease Control COVID-19 Information
- COVID-19 Self-Check
- Home Care Instructions for Patients with Mild Respiratory Infections
- Long Beach Department of Health and Human Services
- Los Angeles County Public Health Department
- Orange County Public Health Department
- Riverside County Public Health Department
- San Bernardino County Public Health Department
- Santa Clarita Emergency Updates