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Spring 2021 FAQs

Last updated: January 14, 2021

Spring Instruction / Classes

According to new CDC guidelines, close contact is now considered to be within 6 feet of an infected person for a total of 15 minutes within a 24-hour period. Will these guidelines affect the amount of students allowed in the classroom?

Generally probably not, but we are continuing to look at classroom capacity as the guidance changes. We are ready to adapt to any changes as needed.

What are the instructional changes between fall 2020 and spring 2021?

In fall 2020, we had three hybrid variations with segments of the class rotating on a regular rotation:

  • Hybrid 1 had 25% to 50% face-to-face instruction;
  • Hybrid 2 had 25% face-to-face instruction;
  • Hybrid 3 variable face-to-face instruction; additional safety precautions may be necessary

For spring 2021, we have eliminated the Hybrid 2 option with a few limited exceptions and changed the Hybrid 1 version to 50% face-to-face or a minimum of once per week. Hybrid 3 stays the same.

Find more information about Instructional Methods for 2021.

What can students expect with the revised Hybrid 1 modality?

For example, in a class scheduled for Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, students may be divided into three groups so that each group will attend class in-person one day per week. If it is a Tuesday and Thursday class or Monday and Wednesday then one group will attend class in-person Tuesday or Monday, respectively, and one group will attend Thursday or Wednesday, respectively.

What alterations were made to achieve 50% in-person instruction?

This was achieved by reducing the number of students in a section to allow students to remain socially distant.

Will the number of online courses increase?

There will be a similar ratio of online course offerings in the spring compared to fall.

Is there a plan to open additional courses?

We have planned a schedule of courses that ensures student progression in the Core Curriculum and their degree program.  As always, we will closely monitor the schedule and add courses based on demand and as resources allow.

What are the expectations of a fully online course? Do students meet regularly with fellow students and their faculty member?

In a fully online class, there is no designated class time. The faculty member may offer opportunities for students to meet during online office hours, host discussion sessions online or use discussion boards. Feedback also may be provided via email. Synchronous activities may be required as detailed in the course syllabus.  Faculty will offer alternatives to these scheduled times as needed.

How much technology can be integrated in a hybrid course?

We have acquired and implemented a number of new classroom and instructional technologies and the infrastructure to support them, including video conferencing.  We are encouraging faculty to integrate and use these tools in the spring.

What kind of live-stream capabilities do UNG classrooms have?

The majority of our classrooms are not equipped with the technology to live-stream a lecture.  However, we have invested in this technology and will continue to build this capacity.

What should students expect in terms of being able to talk with their faculty members during office hours?

Many faculty members conducted office hours online or by appointment in the fall. For our faculty who will teach hybrid in the spring, they are encouraged to offer a mix of face-to-face office hours and online hours to maximize accessibility to students.  Some faculty teaching online only courses will be available online only.  Faculty office hours, formats, and details about using them will be posted in the syllabus and/or course D2L page.

Has the absence policy changed for spring semester?

We have switched to a more traditional attendance policy for the spring. We will communicate to students about the importance of participating in both face-to-face classes and in virtual classes.

Find more information on Attendance Expectations for Spring 2021.

What should students know about spring registration?

New freshmen and transfer students should fill out the academic interest form, which is embedded into their orientation reservation. Academic advisers will build students' schedules based on reference availability and will start contacting students in November via email or phone.

Current UNG students are eligible to register now through Nighthawk registration in Banner. Students are highly encouraged to schedule an appointment and meet with an academic advisor to get that preferred schedule.

Can students have a fully online or fully in-person schedule?

All students will have more face-to-face experiences, but, in order to maintain social distancing, there will be limited fully F2F offerings and it will be challenging to have a full face-to-face course experience. Some students may be able to create a fully online schedule through UNGonline and eCore.  Although we will again offer a number of online courses in the spring, we cannot guarantee that students will be able to build a fully online schedule for all core curriculum options nor degree programs.

Will students have access to their courses before the first day?

The Friday before classes begin, students will be able to access D2L and view the syllabus for all of their courses.  The rotation schedule for hybrid courses, which will begin the first week of class, will also be available in D2L.  All students should expect to attend class one day for each of their hybrid classes during the first week and they should reference the rotation schedule to determine which day they will attend.

Will there be a spring break?

The decision was made to cancel break with the travel risks. We do recognize the need for a break, so we made it a four-day weekend, with no classes being held April 1 - 2. 

There will also be no classes on Instructional Break day which is Tuesday, March 3. 

Will students have to pay for proctored exams?

Fully online courses require at least one proctored activity and this is noted in Banner for all UNG Online courses.  Faculty may choose to require proctored activities in other course formats (i.e., F2F or hybrid).  The types of activity or activities that is/are proctored will be detailed in the syllabus.  Instructors will direct the expectations for completing proctored experiences.  

We have made a number of proctoring options available, each with its own set of technology limitations and requirements, functionality, and cost structure.  Proctored activities may require a fee and students will be informed of their options for completing it by the instructor.  Students who receive financial aid may be eligible for additional assistance to cover the cost of proctored exams.

Will all fees be applied to students’ accounts?

Student fees are based on each individual student's schedule, which can vary by location. Currently, no changes are planned for the fee structure for the spring. For more detailed information regarding fees, visit the Tuition and Fees page.

 

Will students have to pay lab fees for online classes?

If a class is online, students will not be charged lab fee unless they are provided material to conduct assignments at home or another site. If students do pay fees, they will have access to UNG services that those fees help to support.

Will spring 2021 exams be online like fall 2020?

We plan to offer either face-to-face or online exams in the spring as directed by the instructor in their syllabus.

Will faculty and administrators have the flexibility to move instruction outside, if the weather permits?

Where it makes sense, we will seriously consider that. When we talk about spring semester, January and February, it is probably not conducive to outside classroom space because of temperature. Where we can do that, we will certainly be willing to try to do that. Having tents set up is something we can consider. We would be supportive where it makes sense. It would lend itself to the latter part of the spring semester just from the temperature standpoint.

What outside areas have accessible WiFi and will there be signage for that?

There are outside accessible WiFi locations on all UNG campuses.

Visit the Internet Connection Resources page for maps of WiFi availability and more.

Will summer courses be in-person or online?

We have scheduled face-to-face, hybrid, and fully online courses for summer 2021. The majority of offerings (~2/3) are fully online.

Student Academic Success

What are some tips to help students adapt to this challenging time with an untraditional schedule?

The most effective tip is to get a calendar or planner and mark the due dates of assignments. Then schedule enough time to complete the assignment. Do not wait until the day before to begin.

What resources are available to help students succeed in the virtual and real-world classroom?

Visit the Get Academic Help page for a list of varied assistance for your courses.

What is the plan to help students with a study abroad requirement for their degree?

We will work with students to provide alternative courses and make substitutions where necessary to meet that requirement for their degree. Department chairs in the programs with a study abroad requirement are aware of the challenges and have been working to develop additional courses. 

Face Coverings and Masks

Are masks mandatory for students?

Yes. Effective July 15,2020,  use of face coverings is required by students, faculty, staff, and visitors in UNG buildings and facilities where six feet of social distancing may not be possible. Face covering use is in addition to and is not a substitute for social distancing. Face coverings are not required in one's own residence hall room or suite, when alone in an enclosed office or study room, or in campus outdoor settings where social distancing requirements are met.

Anyone not using a face covering when required will be asked to wear one or must leave the area. Repeated refusal to comply with the requirement may result in discipline through the applicable conduct code for faculty, staff or students. Reasonable accommodations may be made for those who are unable to wear a face covering for documented health reasons.

How do I report someone not complying with wearing a mask?

Contact the Dean of Students for the campus or use the See Something, Say Something form, which can be submitted anonymously.

A university representative will follow up with the student to determine either if the student has an approved accommodation or if the university can assist the student in complying with the current mask policy.

Intentional disregard for the mask mandate can result in disciplinary action.

How do you request to be exempt from wearing a face mask?

Students with a documented disability that prevents them from being able to safely wear a mask should contact Student Disability Services for assistance with obtaining accommodations.

Student Life & Success

What outside areas have accessible WiFi and will there be signage for that?

There are outside accessible WiFi locations on all UNG campuses. Find maps on WiFi availability and other information on the Internet Connection Resources page.   

 

What services are you offering to aid the students?

Our Student Counseling Center is doing telecounseling as well as face-to-face given times by appointment. People by nature want to be with other people, and we think that increasing the face-to-face time in the classroom is going to aid the students' mental health.

At Student Health Services, there is free COVID-19 testing, which occurs on the UNG campuses each week, and we encourage students who aren't registered in advance for these testing opportunities to do so on the Student Health Services website. Additionally, students on the Dahlonega and Gainesville campuses have paid for the student health fee, we strongly encourage them to contact the health centers to get the flu shot.

Career Services has continued to work with students with virtual career fairs along with internship opportunities.

The Student Money Management Center and Financial Aid office work diligently to try to help students through financial rough patches, and we continue to ask students that if they do have concerns, contact Financial Aid or the Student Money Management Center.

Learn more about student services.

What activities will be allowed spring semester? Clubs, sports, etc.?

All organizations have been informed that activities, meetings, etc., should be virtual until at least January 24 when we will determine what type of in-person activities can be supported.

Club sports will have the ability to resume practice and activities in the spring. The club leadership has been asked to submit return-to-play plans on how to institute their club sport and follow health and safety guidelines related to COVID.

What resources are available to students who are from the foster care system or experiencing homelessness?

Glen Harris is the foster care and homeless student liaison. If a student has experienced homelessness, he can work with them to help them get the financial aid they need to apply for independent status. He can also connect them to the food pantry and help locate off-campus housing for some regional campuses.

How can students get involved with the UNG community during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Students who want to connect with the community may use UNG Connect. It lists all of the campus organizations. Some meet in person and some meet virtually.

Will fraternity and sorority life be able to recruit in the spring?

We will have fraternity and sorority recruitment for spring semester. 

All Panhellenic Recruitment activities will be virtual, and IFC has delayed their spring recruitment activities until February.
Will Rec Sports reopen more of its facilities?

We will have the same safety measures in place for the first few weeks of the spring term as we used in the fall. We will determine if we can open the climbing area, offer basketball, and some other activities depending on COVID numbers and recommendations provided by CDC and UNG's tasks force.

Residence Life

How will things work in the residence halls?

Residence Life is working hard to create a residential community where students can still feel connected and engaged even in these socially distant times.

Virtual and socially distanced opportunities are carefully being planned for students to interact with one another within the residence halls as well as across campus.

Visit information for residential students to learn more.

Will visitors, such as family, close friends and off-campus students as visitors?

In-room visitation will be prohibited during the social distancing phase, but may reopen later in the semester pending COVID-19 cases on campus. Students must meet and visit with any guests outside of the residence halls.

Will students be able to have visitors in their room if they live in the same building?

No. Only students who live in the room may be in the room. In-room visitation will be prohibited during the social distancing phase, but may reopen later in the semester pending COVID-19 cases on campus. Guests will not be permitted within the residence halls. Students must meet and visit with any guests, even friends who live inside the residence halls, outside of the residence halls.

Will the restrictions to the residence halls be adjusted to allow UNG students to visit other student residence halls?

At the beginning of the spring semester, visitors will not be allowed. For the first six weeks UNG will monitor the situation and COVID numbers, then look at adjusting the policy moving forward.

Adjustments would include a couple of phases. In Phase 1, students may begin to visit from room to room. In Phase 2, residence hall to residence hall student visitation will start.

What are the social distancing requirements in the residence halls?

  • Community bathrooms will be limited to no more than 3 people at a time.
  • Community kitchens will have limited capacity, which varies by building.
  • Students must provide their own cooking utensils.
  • Common area lobbies will reopen for spring 2021 at limited capacity.
  • Elevators will have a one-person capacity.

Will students be required to wear mask in dorm common areas?

Yes.

Will the common areas inside the dorm buildings be more available?

Our common areas will be opened at a reduced capacity for study groups, small activities, and mingling with each other. Social distance guidelines will still apply.

Will students be allowed to stay on campus over breaks?

Owen Hall, North Georgia Suites, Patriot Hall and The Commons remain open during the break.

What food options are available to students over break?

For a full list of food options, please visit the Dining Services website.

Are parents allowed inside the residence halls at move-in?

New non-cadet residents may bring no more than two guests to assist with move-in. All guests must be out of the residence halls by 8 p.m. on move-in day.

If we go virtual and students are sent home, will students keep their dorm assignment for when they return?

Yes, students will keep their dorm assignment.

If myself or my roommate is exposed to the virus, what are the procedures for quarantining?

Residential students (cadets and non-cadets) who test positive for COVID-19 or who are in direct contact with someone who tested positive for COVID-19 will be advised to make arrangements to leave campus and remain in self-isolation.

Direct contacts are individuals who have been within 6 feet of a person who has been diagnosed with COVID-19 for more than 15 minutes without the use of masks or other protective measures.

Will RA's be enforcing cleaning of student rooms?

Students will be responsible for cleaning their own rooms/suites/apartments. Basic cleaning tips will be provided to residents prior to move-in via video and addressed in their first virtual hall meeting.

Student staff will check-in virtually with their residents using GroupMe, texts, and social media applications.

Is there a spring move out date/schedule?

North Georgia Suites, The Commons, Owen Hall, and the non-cadet floor in Patriot Hall will remain open between fall and spring semesters. 

Traditional residence halls (Donovan Hall, Lewis Annex, Lewis Hall) will reopen for returning students beginning Saturday, January 9.  Traditional residence halls and suite-style housing (The Commons, NG Suites, and the non-cadet floor in Patriot Hall) will close Saturday, May 08. Owen Hall will remain open for summer semester

Has the WiFi service and internet issues in the residence halls been fixed?

We have broadened wideband in all our residence halls to help student who are spending more time online there. IT is also working with our campus provider on adjusting future issues.

COVID Accommodations

What academic accommodations are available for students who are at a higher risk for COVID-19 infections or have concerns about attending face-to-face classes?

We encourage students to review their schedule to verify the modality of their courses and then to make adjustments, if necessary. If a student has a documented disability or is immune-compromised, we will do our best to accommodate them. These students should contact Student Disability Services to establish the need for accommodations.

Members of my immediate family are high risk and I do not want to expose them. How do I get into online classes that I need that are already full?

UNG will provide alternate educational arrangements for students who fall into one of the CDC categories as high risk for COVID-19, but cannot guarantee the same options for students who live with someone at high risk. Instead, we encourage these students to reach out to their instructors to determine if there are reasonable ways to manage the concerns. Alternatively, students may explore UNG online and eCore options available and to adjust their schedules accordingly. While students may adjust schedules on their own, students should seek the advice of their Academic Advisor to assist in choosing course options that apply to the student’s Plan of Study.  

UNG continues to look for ways to support our students and their academic goals. If students have extreme circumstances, they may contact the Dean of Students at deanofstudents@ung.edu.

If a student is required to quarantine, will they be able to livestream their class? 

No, UNG does not have the capacity to livestream from all classrooms. Students need to communicate with their instructors for alternative options; the Dean of Students can facilitate this process if requested.

COVID-19 Vaccinations

What is the status of the COVID-19 vaccine distribution plan in Georgia?

Georgia’s Department of Public Health (DPH) is following a phased distribution plan for vaccine administration.  Phase 1A+ began on Jan. 11. As vaccine supply increases in the coming weeks, the DPH will open additional distribution phases for other critical infrastructure personnel, including educators.

UNG will continue to follow the priorities provided by the DPH. Please refer to the DPH website to learn more about the vaccine administration plan in Georgia

Will UNG be giving COVID-19 vaccinations?

In coordination with the state’s phased vaccine distribution plan, UNG will administer the vaccine to faculty, staff and students as vaccine supply and personnel resources allow. Timing will be dependent upon vaccine supply and is subject to change. UNG will provide the second dose to all individuals who have received the first dose, consistent with the timing requirements.

We appreciate your patience as we work with state officials to provide this opportunity to faculty, staff and students as soon as possible.

What type of COVID vaccine will UNG administer?

At this point, UNG expects to receive and administer the Moderna vaccine. Learn more about the Moderna vaccine

Where else can I get a COVID vaccination?

The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) has launched a web page for a COVID vaccine locator. The tool allows users to search by county for a vaccine provider in their community, and provides location and contact information for the provider; it is not a centralized scheduling tool. County health departments and private providers are included in the locator. Additional locations statewide will be added when providers are ready to safely administer vaccine and as vaccine supply allows.

COVID-19 Testing & Protocols

What does asymptomatic saliva surveillance testing look like for spring semester?

Review the current asymptomatic surveillance testing scheduleTesting is available all to all currently enrolled students and currently employed faculty and staff.

This is a completely voluntary program. We generally ask that you register before you come. However, we typically do accept walk-ups if your schedule changes. We have to adhere to social distancing guidelines with that, but we will be as flexible as possible.

Can I be required to participate in a temperature check?

Students are asked to check their temperature as part of self-screening for COVID-19 related symptoms before returning to campus and before coming to campus each day.

Student workers may also be asked in certain situations to take their temperature. Additionally, in certain labs where social distancing may not be achievable, temperature checks are required as an additional health safety check.

All members of the UNG community are encouraged to conduct self-monitoring and students are encouraged to bring a thermometer when they return or come to campus to assist in this effort.

Will there be any implementation of testing for all incoming students, staff, and faculty?

This strategy is not recommended by the CDC; the recommendation is to test when COVID-19 cases are suspected. Those who suspect they may have been exposed to COVID-19 or who have COVID-19 symptoms should complete the UNG COVID-19 Health Form to receive direction about testing and isolation protocols.

COVID-19 asymptomatic testing is available to all students, faculty and staff. All are encouraged to take the test before they leave for the fall break to prevent the spread of COVID-19 to friends and family.

Will students be required to wear gloves?

Gloves will not be required for the general student populations.

Will a student need to be tested every time they have a symptom (coughing/sneezing)?

No. Students are asked to self-monitor all their symptoms. Students who are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms can make an appointment with Student Health Services, but will be evaluated to determine if COVID-19 testing is appropriate.

COVID-19 asymptomatic testing is available to all students, faculty and staff. All are encouraged to take the test before they leave for the fall break to prevent the spread of COVID-19 to friends and family.

If a student is tested for COVID-19, what are the protocols for while they wait for the results?

UNG Community members are asked to complete the COVID-19 self-reporting form.

This will allow a university representative to assist the student with communicating with faculty and others regarding class assignments, attendance, or other university obligations.

The student should self-isolate until they receive test results or are given additional guidance by DPH or their healthcare provider.

Residential students will be encouraged to leave campus and return home to self-isolate.

COVID-19 Reporting

What is the status of COVID-19 cases at UNG?

Since Aug. 1, UNG has had more than 500 cases across its five campuses. There is no evidence of transmission of COVID-19 from classroom activities.  Review the UNG COVID-19 Reporting & Confirmed Cases page for a more detailed listing of reported and confirmed cases.

 

How does UNG continue to help prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus?

Our mitigation efforts are going well. Transmission rates at UNG have been lower than many other institutions. We encourage our students, faculty, and staff to remain vigilant by wearing a mask, washing their hands, and staying home if they do not feel well or exhibit symptoms of COVID-19.

COVID-19 asymptomatic testing is available to all students, faculty and staff. All are encouraged to take the test before they leave for the fall break to prevent the spread of COVID-19 to friends and family.

What COVID-19 testing options are available?

  • Students with symptoms may be tested for free at Student Health Services on UNG's Dahlonega and Gainesville campuses. Students from the Blue Ridge, Cumming and Oconee campuses may also be tested at the two locations by paying the testing fee.
  • UNG student-athletes and members of the Corps of Cadets receive regular surveillance testing.
  • COVID-19 asymptomatic testing is available to all students, faculty and staff.

Will COVID-19 testing be required before students depart or return to campus?

Testing is not mandatory, but voluntary testing is encouraged. It is available for free to all asymptomatic students, faculty and staff.

COVID-19 asymptomatic testing is available to all students, faculty and staff. All are encouraged to take the test before they leave for the fall break to prevent the spread of COVID-19 to friends and family.

Is there a campus COVID-19 report that tracks the number of infected students and employees?

Yes, confirmed cases of COVID-19 among the UNG community and their impact will be reported on the COVID-19 Reporting and Confirmed Cases page. We will use this information along with data from other sources in any decision making.

How do I report someone I know has COVID-19?

For UNG community members who are positive for COVID-19 or who have been directly exposed, use the COVID-19 Self-Reporting Form.

A university official will then reach out to the individual to confirm their COVID-19 status, provide resources, and assist with communicating with faculty and others regarding class assignments, attendance, or other university obligations.

The reporting forms can also be found in the UNG Mobile app and the LiveSafe app.

If a student shows COVID-19 symptoms or tests positive, will there be a process for notifying parents?

A representative from the Dean of Students Office or the Commandant's Office will reach out to all students who have reportedly tested positive for COVID-19 to provide resources and assistance to the student while the student remains in self-isolation. Parents will be contacted to assist only if the student grants permission.

COVID-19 Exposure & Quarantine

What should I do if I have been exposed to someone with COVID-19 or if I have symptoms of COVID-19?

If you are experiencing symptoms associated with COVID-19, you should not come to campus.

UNG students should report COVID-19 exposures, symptoms, or confirmed cases using our COVID-19 self-reporting form. Reports for students are routed to the Dean of Students to initiate guidance and appropriate accommodations. For additional guidance, please refer to UNG Guidance on COVID-19 (PDF).

If you believe that you are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 or have been exposed to it, please contact your healthcare provider. If you are having chest pain, serious difficulty breathing, or another type of medical emergency, please call 911. The State of Georgia has a COVID-19 hotline: 844-442-2681. You may call this number for additional screening and testing information.

What will happen if there is a positive case on campus?

The Dean of Students or the Department of Public Safety will follow-up with every report to ensure that any necessary notifications of potential exposure are communicated and applicable public health guidance is followed. Areas known to be used by an individual infected with COVID-19 will be isolated, and facilities staff will use most readily available and efficient sourcing for individual space decontamination, to include use of UV disinfection equipment and fogging techniques.

UNG will closely monitor cases on our campuses, and the USG will be monitoring case levels collectively across all system institutions. If evolving conditions present unacceptable risks, a decision may be made to alter environments or plans in some way.

Who do I contact if I need to quarantine? Who do I tell that I will be missing classes?

Complete the COVID Self-Reporting Form.

A university representative will contact students and assist them in communicating with faculty and others regarding coursework, attendance, or other university obligations.

Do I have to leave campus (including the residence halls) if I test positive for Covid-19? What happens if I’ve only been exposed to COVID-19?

Person Diagnosed with COVID-19

A student must leave the residence hall immediately upon being diagnosed (test or clinical diagnosis) with COVID-19. He/she is to follow CDC guidelines and must meet these criteria before coming back to campus:

  1. Symptoms improved
  2. No fever for 24 hours without fever reducing medicine
  3. It has been at least 10 days since first day of symptoms. The student cannot return sooner than 10 days even if improved.

The student must self-isolate and not return to any campus without meeting these criteria. Review the GDPH guidelines for discontinuing home isolation for full details.

Person in Direct Contact with Someone Diagnosed with COVID-19

If a student has been notified that he/she has been in direct contact with someone with COVID-19 and potentially exposed, the student must leave campus and quarantine. 

If you live in a congregate setting (place where a number of people reside, meet or gather in close proximity for either a limited or extended period of time, ex. dorms):

  • you should remain in quarantine for the full 14 days since your last known exposure, even if you remain asymptomatic.

If you do not live in a congregate setting :

  • Quarantine can end after day 10 without PCR testing, if no symptoms have been reported during daily monitoring. Person returns to work or school on day 11.
  • Quarantine can end after day 7, if a PCR test is administered at day 5 or later and the results are negative and person is asymptomatic. Person returns to work or school on day 8.

For complete details, review the GDPH Quarantine Guidance.

When someone at the school tests positive and they have been in these hybrid classes, how are you going to address the situation?

Contact investigation will begin after disclosure of a positive COVID-19 case. Students in direct contact with a COVID-19 case will be directed to self-isolate as directed by the CDC and GDPH guidelines.

Direct contacts are individuals who have been within 6 feet of a person who has been diagnosed with COVID-19 for more than 15 minutes.

Terms to Know

Exposure

As defined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Department of Public Healthy (DPH), exposure to COVID-19 may occur by living in the same household as a sick person with COVID-19, caring for a sick person with COVID-19, being within 6 feet of a sick person with COVID-19 for about 15 minutes, and being in direct contact with secretions from a sick person with COVID-19 (e.g., being coughed on, kissing, sharing utensils, etc.).

Isolation

According to the CDC and DPH, isolation is staying at home and separating from others within the household by staying in a specific room or area and by using a separate bathroom (if available). You can be around others after 3 days with no fever without the use of medicine that reduces fever, AND after symptoms improve, AND 10 days since symptoms first appeared. 

Personal Protective Equipment

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) such as gloves, masks, eye protection, gowns and aprons. Certain situations call for different PPE. Right now, cloth face coverings are required to be worn by all students, faculty and staff indoors when social distancing is not possible.

Quarantine

To quarantine, a person must stay at home for 14 days, monitor their health by checking their temperature 2x/day, and watch for symptoms of COVID-19 as defined by the CDC and DPH. 

Self-Monitoring

The CDC and the Georgia Department of Health define self-monitoring as continuing to perform normal functions while taking preventative steps, and to be alert to the development of symptoms.

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