Employee COVID-19 Symptoms Next Steps

If you begin to feel symptoms consistent with COVID-19 -- Symptoms include: 

  • Fever (over 100 degrees) or chills
  • New cough
  • New shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • Extreme fatigue
  • Muscle or body aches
  • New headache
  • New loss of taste or smell
  • New sore throat
  • Congestion or runny nose 
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Diarrhea

Initial Steps:

  • Stay calm and be sure you are wearing a mask. 
  • If you are on campus (or anywhere other than home) you should go home immediately. 
  • If you are home, you should remain home. 

Outreach for Assistance:

  • You should be in touch with your medical provider or urgent care as soon as possible. 
  • You should notify your department head/chair of your absence from campus and the impact that it will have on your work. 

Next Steps: 

  • The Director of Environmental Health and Safety may call you to initiate contact tracing of campus members and work closely with Ledge Light Health District for off-campus individuals. 
  • Conn Employees will be notified by Conn Human Resources the steps that need to be taken to return to work. Contract partners will hear from their employer.