Embry-Riddle Covid-19 Quarantine and Isolation Protocols*

The protocols are based on CDC guidance. However, Embry-Riddle’s health professionals are solely responsible for determining the specific protocols that are most appropriate, on a case-by-case basis, with input from local health departments, and considering the local rate of transmission as well as other factors. Therefore, your isolation and/or quarantine may be different than what is listed here. 

If You Test Positive for COVID-19 (Isolate):

Everyone, regardless of vaccination status.

  • Stay home for 5 days.
  • If you have no symptoms or your symptoms are resolving after 5 days, you can leave your house.
  • Continue to wear a mask around others for 5 additional days.

If you have a fever, continue to stay home until your fever resolves.

If You Were Exposed to Someone with COVID-19 (Quarantine):

If you:

Have been boosted
OR
Completed the primary series of Pfizer or Moderna vaccine within the last 6 months
OR
Completed the primary series of J&J vaccine within the last 2 months

  • Wear a mask around others for 10 days.
  • Test on day 5, if possible.

Notify your campus healthcare professionals if symptoms develop, stay away from others and get tested ASAP.

If you:

Completed the primary series of Pfizer or Moderna vaccine over 6 months ago and are not boosted
OR
Completed the primary series of J&J over 2 months ago and are not boosted
OR
Are unvaccinated

  • Stay home for 5 days. After that continue to wear a mask around others for 5 additional days.
  • If you can’t quarantine you must wear a mask for 10 days.
  • Test on day 5 if possible.

Notify your campus healthcare professionals if symptoms develop, stay away from others and get tested ASAP.

*Based on CDC Guidance: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/your-health/quarantine-isolation.html