Help keep Cairn safe.

If a student experiences any of the common symptoms associated with COVID-19,

  • and is vaccinated (or has had COVID-19), he/she is instructed to:
    1. get tested for COVID-1
    2. quarantine* until symptoms subside
    3. use grab-and-go green boxes for meals (if needed)
    4. wear a mask over his/her nose and mouth when in public areas until symptoms subside
    5. clean “high-touch” surfaces in bathroom and bedroom regularly
    6. notify his/her professors via email if he/she is too sick to attend class
    7. coordinate with his/her professors and classmates to stay caught up on course content
  • and has not been vaccinated (or has not had COVID-19), he/she is instructed to:
    1. get tested for COVID-19
    2. quarantine until symptoms subside or until a negative test result
    3. use grab-and-go green boxes for meals (if needed)
    4. wear a mask over his/her nose and mouth when in public areas for at least 10 days or until a negative test result
    5. clean “high-touch” surfaces in bathroom and bedroom regularly
    6. notify his/ her professors via email if he/she is too sick to attend class
    7. coordinate with his/her professors and classmates to stay caught up on course content

If a student tests positive for COVID-19, he/she is instructed to:

    1. notify Nurse Alison Kikendall (akikendall@cairn.edu) that he/she has tested positive
    2. quarantine for at least 10 days
    3. use grab-and-go green boxes for meals (if needed)
    4. wear a mask over his/her nose and mouth when in public areas for at least 10 days or until a negative test result
    5. clean “high-touch” surfaces in his/her bathroom and bedroom regularly
    6. notify the University nurse and coordinate with the nurse and Student Life staff to tell his/her close contacts that they may have been exposed to COVID-19
    7. send test results to Nurse Alison Kikendall (akikendall@cairn.edu) who will then notify his/her professors of the student’s need to quarantine for 10 days
    8. coordinate with his/her professors and classmates to stay caught up on course content
      • Student Life places the student on the COVID-19 Quarantine Tracker
      • Residence Life reaches out to roommate(s) and suitemates to inform them of their need to quarantine
      • RD sends an email to student regarding quarantine guidelines
      • RAs deliver health care package
      • ARC emails professors letting them know about the student quarantine
      • Student receives a remote learning (Zoom) accommodation for 10 days

If Student Life notifies a student that he/she may have been exposed to Covid-19 based on information obtained through contact tracing,

  • and he/she is vaccinated (or has had COVID-19), he/she is instructed to:
    1. notify Nurse Alison Kikendall (akikendall@cairn.edu) that he/she has been vaccinated
    2. monitor himself/herself for symptoms of COVID-19
  • and he/she is not vaccinated, he/she is instructed to:
    1. notify Nurse Alison Kikendall (akikendall@cairn.edu) that he/she has been exposed
    2. get tested for COVID-19
    3. quarantine for at least 10 days
      • RD sends an email to student regarding quarantine guidelines
      • RAs deliver health care package
      • ARC emails professors letting them know about the student quarantine
      • Student receives a remote learning (Zoom) accommodation for 10 days
    1. use grab-and-go green boxes for meals (if needed)
    2. wear a mask over his/her nose and mouth when in public areas for at least 10 days or until a negative test result
    3. clean “high-touch” surfaces in bathroom and bedroom regularly
    4. coordinate with his/her professors and classmates to stay caught up on course content

*Remain in your room, or at home, only leaving for solo exercise and activities (picking up meals, running, walking, laundry, etc.). Avoid face-to-face contact or communication with individuals outside of your familial unit.

If a student believes that he/she has been exposed to someone who has tested positive for COVID-19 (considering both duration and proximity),

  • and he/she is vaccinated (or has had COVID-19), he/she is instructed to:
    1. notify Nurse Alison Kikendall (akikendall@cairn.edu) that he/she has been exposed, and has been vaccinated
    2. monitor himself/herself for symptoms of COVID-19
  • and he/she is not vaccinated, he/she is instructed to:
    1. notify Nurse Alison Kikendall (akikendall@cairn.edu) that he/she has been exposed
    2. get tested for COVID-19
    3. quarantine for at least 10 days
    4. use grab-and-go green boxes for meals (if needed)
    5. wear a mask over his/her nose and mouth when in public areas for at least 10 days or until a negative test result
    6. clean “high-touch” surfaces in bathroom and bedroom regularly
    7. coordinate with his/her professors and classmates to stay caught up on course content
      • RD sends an email to student regarding quarantine guidelines
      • RAs deliver care package
      • ARC emails professors letting them know about the student quarantine
      • Student receives a remote learning (Zoom) accommodation for 10 days
        • Student may be asked to provide medical documentation before a remote learning accommodation is granted

*Remain in your room, or at home, only leaving for solo exercise and activities (picking up meals, running, walking, laundry, etc.). Avoid face-to-face contact or communication with individuals outside of your familial unit

These protocols are subject to change in accordance with local, state, and federal laws

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