Based on increasing community positivity rates and hospitalizations, the University is requiring all persons on campus to wear masks while inside except in private cubicles and/or offices. Masks will be provided by the University if you need one. As a reminder, please self-monitor for the following symptoms and if present, please email Covid.firstname.lastname@example.org to report these symptoms or if you have been exposed to someone who has tested positive for COVID-19.
People with COVID-19 have had a wide range of symptoms reported – ranging from mild symptoms to severe illness. Symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus. Anyone can have mild to severe symptoms. People with these symptoms may have COVID-19 (per https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/symptoms-testing/symptoms.html):
- Fever or chills
- Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
- Muscle or body aches
- New loss of taste or smell
- Sore throat
- Congestion or runny nose
- Nausea or vomiting
This list does not include all possible symptoms.
We will continue to monitor local rates and communicate any additional updates as they become available.
Thank you, Dr. McGarvey