COVID-19 Information

Isolation and Quarantine Calculator

 

Any ATU student or employee can schedule a COVID-19 test by calling 479-968-0329 or stopping by the Health and Wellness Center, Doc Bryan 119.


If you have been exposed to COVID-19 and are not up to date on COVID-19 vaccination:

Anyone who has been exposed to COVID-19 and is not up to date on COVID-19 vaccination should stay at home and avoid travel. You may be tested at the ATU Health and Wellness Center at least 5 days after you had close contact to a positive case. You should quarantine at home for at least 5 full days from exposure. You should wear a well-fitting mask if you must be around others in your home. After 5 full days from exposure, you may end your quarantine. Continue to watch for symptoms of COVID-19 and wear a well-fitting mask for ten full days anytime you are in public or around others inside your home. If you develop symptoms at any point after testing negative, return to quarantine and get re-tested.

 

If you were exposed to COVID-19 and are up to date on your COVID-19 vaccination:

In accordance with the latest CDC guidelines, anyone who has been exposed to COVID-19, is up to date on COVID-19 vaccinations, and does not have any symptoms of COVID-19 does not need to quarantine at this time. You are encouraged to get tested 5 days after exposure or if symptoms develop. You should wear a well-fitting mask anytime you are in public or in close proximity to others in your home, and watch for symptoms of COVID-19 for ten full days from exposure.

 

If you were exposed to COVID-19 and have had a confirmed COVID-19 case in the previous 90 days with a COVID-19 test:

In accordance with the latest CDC guidelines, anyone who has been exposed to COVID-19, has a history of a previous COVID-19 infection in the previous 90 days, and does not have any symptoms of COVID-19 does not need to quarantine at this time. You are encouraged to get tested if symptoms of COVID-19 develop. You should wear a well-fitting mask anytime you are in public or in close proximity to others in your home and watch for symptoms of COVID-19 for ten full days from exposure.

 

If you tested positive for COVID-19 or have symptoms of COVID-19 regardless of vaccination status:

Anyone who has tested positive for COVID-19 or who has symptoms of COVID-19 should isolate at home for at least 5 full days. Wear a well-fitting mask anytime you are around others inside your home. Avoid travel.

If you are symptomatic, you may end isolation after five full days and are fever free for 24 hours without fever-reducing medications and your symptoms are improving.  After ending isolation, wear a well-fitting mask for 5 more full days anytime you are in public or in close proximity to others in your home.

If you tested positive but did not have symptoms, you may end your isolation after five full days.  After ending isolation, wear a well-fitting mask for 5 more full days anytime you are in public or in close proximity to others in your home.

If you got very sick or have a weakened immune system, you should isolate for 10 full days and consult your doctor before ending isolation.


For additional information about COVID-19:

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/your-health/quarantine-isolation.html


For additional help in determining isolation/quarantine dates (isolation and quarantine calculator):

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/your-health/quarantine-isolation.html?s_cid=10493:covid%20vaccine:sem.ga:p:RG:GM:gen:PTN:FY21


COVID-19 Vaccination Info: 

In accordance with Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) guidelines, all Arkansas Tech University students, staff, and faculty are eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine and booster.

ATU Health and Wellness Center is a vaccination provider and typically has a current supply of Moderna vaccines.  Please contact the HWC at 479-968-0329 for more information or to schedule a vaccine appointment if you are an ATU student or employee.   Students must be ages 18 or older to receive the Moderna vaccine.

ATU students, staff, and faculty who would like to receive the vaccine off campus are encouraged to contact local pharmacies and inquire about the availability of appointments. You can see the list of local pharmacies who are participating in the vaccination program here


For additional information regarding COVID-19 vaccination:

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/vaccines/index.html