Quarantine in general means the separation of a person or group of people reasonably believed to have been exposed to a communicable disease but not yet symptomatic, from others who have not been so exposed, to prevent the possible spread of the communicable disease.

1) How does this self-quarantine impact the following?

  • Work – Contact your employer.
  • Campus Involvement, picking up medications or running errands, etc – Limit interactions with others as much as possible.
  • Roommates – Try to isolate in a private area and use a separate restroom if available.

2) Do I need to do any of the following?

  • Wear a face covering?
    • Face coverings are expected on campus. 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, 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.

3) Where do I go to receive up to date information?

4) What resources can i access if i need to talk to someone?

  • Counseling & Psychological Services (850-644-TALK) and Case Management Services (850-644-9555) are available to students.