Return to Campus and Play Policy – 10.08.2020
Return to Campus and Play Policy
|Date:||October 8, 2020|
|Policy Title:||Return to Classes, Campus Activities, and Play from Isolation after Positive COVID-19 Test or Negative Test After Exposure to COVID-19|
|Issued by:||Dr. Ellen Bernhardt, Interim Campus President|
|Compliance:||Compliance is mandatory|
|Limitation:||Because the Babson Park, FL campus is a member of another conference, this policy applies only to the St. Andrews North Carolina campus|
St. Andrews University, a branch of Webber International University, has adopted the CDC guidelines for return to classes, campus activities, and play after a positive COVID-19 test or a negative COVID-19 test after exposure to COVID-19.
For All Students:
A student who tests positive for COVID-19 but has no or light symptoms; or did not test but has light symptoms may cease isolation (i.e., fully participate in classes, sports, other activities) after:
- At least 10 days have elapsed since the positive test or the symptoms first appeared
- At least 24 hours without fever reducing medicine (a fever is a symptom) and asymptomatic or symptoms are improving
- *Loss of taste and smell may persist for weeks or months after recovery and need not delay the end of isolation
A student who tests positive for COVID-19 and is severely ill will follow the guidance of a physician and may require 10 to 20 days or more to recover and additional testing before returning to normal activity.
A student who has been exposed to COVID-19, but tests negative, may cease isolation (i.e. fully participate in classes, sports, or other activities) after the following:
- At least 14 days have elapsed since the exposure to an individual who has tested positive;