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Return To Campus Activities Policy

Written by James Upchurch

St. Andrews University, a branch of Webber International University, has adopted the Scotland County Health Department 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 (from Scotland County Health Department, North Carolina best practices):

A student who tests positive for COVID-19 may cease isolation (i.e., fully participate in classes, sports, other activities) after:

 

  • At least 14 days have elapsed since the later of the test or symptoms first appeared;
  • At least 3 consecutive days have elapsed asymptomatic without fever reducing medicine (a fever is a symptom)

 

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 one of the following: EITHER

 

  • At least 10 days have elapsed since the later of the test or symptoms first appeared;
  • At least 3 consecutive days have elapsed asymptomatic without fever reducing medicine (a fever is a symptom) with no fever, OR

 

  • He or she undergoes repeat testing no sooner than five days after the first negative test for COVID-19 and if
  • He or she receives a second negative test result and
  • At least 3 consecutive days have elapsed asymptomatic without fever reducing medicine

 

 

(source: Scotland County Health Department, Donna Page, Communicable Disease Nurse)