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 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, 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?
- Alerts.fsu.edu and www.cdc.gov or COVID-19 information line (for Leon County residents) 850-404-6299.
4) What resources can i access if i need to talk to someone?
- The University Counseling Center (850-644-TALK) and Case Management Services (850-644-9555) are available to students.