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COVID-19 Health & Safety Guidelines

Response to Health Self-Assessment Reporting Based on Vaccination Status

Report Status to Student Health Services for 1–3

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A Student Tests Positive for COVID-19

REGARDLESS OF VACCINATION STATUS

  1. If a student tests positive for COVID, they need to isolate for 10 days away from campus even if fully vaccinated.
  2. A student’s isolation date begins the first date they had symptoms. IF they don't have symptoms, the isolation date starts on the date they were tested for COVID.
  3. It's important to understand that a student is infectious even if they are fully vaccinated. This is why they must stay home and remain off campus during their isolation period.

A Student Was Exposed to a COVID-Positive Person (within six-feet for more than 15 minutes)

Are they FULLY vaccinated?

YES—fully vaccinated:

  1. If a student has symptoms, they must quarantine for 10 days. Also, they must get tested 5 days after they were exposed to COVID.
  2. If they don't have symptoms, they need to get tested 5 days after they were exposed to COVID. (They don't need to quarantine).
  3. If the test results come back positive, see #1.

NO—not fully vaccinated:

  1. Even if a student doesn’t have symptoms, they must quarantine for 10 days (even if they have a negative COVID test result).
  2. With testing, quarantine can end after Day 7 if a diagnostic specimen collected on or after Day 5 from the date of last exposure is negative AND 24 hours or more after fever resolution AND improvement in other symptoms, whichever is longer.
    1. A household close contact (regardless of vaccination status) with ongoing exposure should be tested three times:
      1. Immediately AND
      2. 2.5 days after first exposure to case AND
      3. 3.5 days after case completes their isolation period.

A Student Has COVID-19 Symptoms

Are they FULLY vaccinated?

YES—fully vaccinated:

  1. They must isolate for 10
  2. During that time, they can get tested for
  3. If their test result is negative, they can end their isolation period and return to

NO—not fully vaccinated:

  1. They must isolate for 10 days regardless of a negative COVID test.
  2. Isolation starts from the first they had symptoms.

A Student Traveled Outside California

Are they FULLY vaccinated?

YES—fully vaccinated:

  1. They need to monitor them- selves for COVID-19 symptoms for 14 days after returning home.
  2. No quarantine needed.

NO—not fully vaccinated:

  1. They must get tested 5 days after returning home.
  2.  They must quarantine for 10 days after returning home.
  3.  If they test negative and don't have symptoms, they can return to campus 7 days after returning home.
  4. If they test negative yet have symptoms, see #3.

A Student Traveled on an International Flight

Are they FULLY vaccinated?

YES—fully vaccinated:

  1. They must get tested 5 days after returning home.
  2. If their test result is positive, see #1.
  3. They need to monitor themselves for COVID-19 symptoms for full 14 days after returning home.
  4. No quarantine needed.

NO—not fully vaccinated:

  1. They must get tested 5 days after returning home.
  2. They must quarantine for 10 days after returning home.
  3.  If they test negative and don't have symptoms, they can return to campus 7 days after returning home.

Foothill Mobile App

Use the Foothill App to for Health Self-Assessments when coming to campus this fall.

Use the Foothill College mobile app. Download from MyPortal.Go to MyPortal > Apps > All Users > Mobile App > Download Foothill College App
Campus Center

Questions?
Please Email Us!

Health Center

covidquestions@fhda.edu


Campus Center, Building 2100 Lower Level Room, 2126

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