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If you believe you have come in contact with someone who tested positive for COVID-19 or you believe you may have COVID-19, please

complete this form so that health professionals can adequately track this information and coordinate internal support.  The information will be kept secure and confidential.

Clarendon College students please be prepared in case you come down with COVID-19.  We have created a list of things that you will need if you have to be quarantined.

2020 COVID Care Bag.pdf


UPDATED Monday, January 10, 2022 

COVID-19 health protocol for employees and students at Clarendon College to return to on-campus activity.

Understanding and use of terms:

Exposure - Contact with infectious agents (bacteria or viruses) in a manner that promotes transmission and increases the likelihood of disease.

Close Contact -
considered someone who was within 6 feet of an infected person for a cumulative total of 15 minutes or more over a 24-hour period starting from 2 days before illness onset or, for asymptomatic patients, 2 days prior to test specimen collection until the time the patient is isolated.

Quarantine vs. Isolation

You quarantine when you might have been exposed to the virus and may or may not have been infected.

You isolate when you have been infected with the virus, even if you don’t have symptoms.


If You Test Positive for COVID-19 (Isolate)
Everyone, regardless of vaccination status.

     • Isolate for 5 days.
     • If you have no symptoms or your symptoms are resolving after 5 days, you can return to campus, we encourage wearing a mask for an additional 5 days.
If you have a fever, continue to isolate until your fever resolves.


If You Were Exposed or in Close Contact to Someone with COVID-19 (Quarantine)
If you:
Have been boosted
OR
Completed the primary series of Pfizer or Moderna vaccine within the last 6 months
OR
Completed the primary series of J&J vaccine within the last 2 months
     • Encourage you to wear a mask for 10 days.

If you develop symptoms get a tested and isolate.


If you:
Completed the primary series of Pfizer or Moderna vaccine over 6 months ago and are not boosted
OR
Completed the primary series of J&J over 2 months ago and are not boosted
OR
Are unvaccinated

     • Quarantine for 5 days. After 5 days we encourage you to wear a mask for 5 additional days.

If you develop symptoms get tested and stay home.


Students living in Clarendon College residence halls are required to isolate and quarantine off campus.

 

   

PREVENTATIVE GUIDELINES:

If you experience symptoms of respiratory illness, seek care from the local health department or your personal health care provider. 

  • Avoid nonessential travel to countries/regions with travel advisories/restrictions.
  • Do not travel if you are sick, stay home.
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Cough or sneeze into the elbow or sleeve – not the hands.
  • Fist bump instead of shaking hands.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. 
  • If soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer.
  • Don't eat, drink, or smoke after others.
  • When using a tissue, throw it in the trash immediately after use.
  • Avoid touching the eyes, nose, and mouth.
  • Avoid direct contact with animals (dead or alive).
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.