Isolation means the separation of a person or group of people known or reasonably believed to be infected with a communicable disease and potentially infectious from those who are not infected to prevent spread of the communicable disease. Isolation for public health purposes may be voluntary or compelled by federal, state, or local public health order.
1) How does this self-isolation impact tHE following?
- Work – Contact your employer.
- Campus Involvement, picking up medications or running errands, etc – Avoid all contact with others.
- Roommates – The university will work with local public health officials to identify a location for you to self-isolate, away from others
2) Do I need to do any of the following?
- Wear a face covering?
- Face coverings are required at all times on campus and in Leon County. For more information regarding who should wear a face covering and when, click here.
- Be evaluated by a doctor in person?
- If you are experiencing symptoms as mentioned above, you should be evaluated by a healthcare provider. Before you go to a doctor's office or emergency room, call ahead and tell them about your recent travel and your symptoms.
- Disclose I have traveled to an affected area?
- If you are experiencing symptoms, you should inform your healthcare provider of the dates and location of your recent travel.
- Disinfect my home and clothing?
- Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects, surfaces, and common areas daily.