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COVID-19: News and Campus Updates | Fall 2021 Plans

Daily Symptoms Self-Check

COVID-19 Symptoms

People with COVID-19 have had a wide range of symptoms reported – ranging from mild symptoms to severe illness. Symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus. People with these symptoms may have COVID-19:

  • Fever or chills
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • Fatigue
  • Muscle or body aches
  • Headache
  • New loss of taste or smell
  • Sore throat
  • Congestion or runny nose
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Diarrhea

Report student or employee with symptoms

 Student wearing a mask in the classroom

What to do if you have symptoms or have been exposed to COVID-19?

If you have COVID-19 symptoms or have been exposed to novel coronavirus you should self-quarantine per CDC guidelines. 
Do not go to school, work or other events.

COVID-19 TestinG   Quarantine and Isolation

 Instructions for Employees

If new onset, non-chronic COVID symptoms are present, follow these instructions:

  1. Contact yourr supervisor to report COVID symptoms and stay home or leave campus immediately.
  2. Supervisor or employee should submit the COVID Symptom Form.
  3. A member of UNC’s COVID team will contact the employee to confirm receipt of the form, provide additional information and confirm that the employee has been directed to stay home (or has been sent home) per state guidelines. The employee will also receive further instructions about quarantine/isolation if needed.
  4. More information and details are included in the Quick Reference Flowchart for Employee Health Screenings.

Instructions for Students

If you are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms or have been exposed to novel coronavirus stay home and contact the Student Health Center at 970-351-2412

Before going to the Health Center you must report your symptoms and/or exposure via this form

The Student Health Center will provide you with additional details about next steps and testing. 

Report COVID-19 Symptoms