What to Do and Expect if You Must Quarantine or Isolate

Quarantine Rules:

For all quarantined people, including Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University students, staff and faculty:

  1. Notify your local campus health office as quickly as possible if you develop any symptoms; i.e. 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, or diarrhea.
  2. Do not attend classes in person. All faculty have been asked to help students complete their studies if they must quarantine.
  3. Do not come to campus for any reason – i.e. no flight training, no use of fitness facilities, and no attendance at any events on campus.
  4. If you live on campus, visitors or guests are not permitted during your quarantine on campus.
  5. If you live off campus, it is strongly recommended you have no contact with others while you are in quarantine off- campus.
  6. If you are a residential student, in quarantine on campus, you may leave your room to get fresh air or exercise outside. Always wear a mask or face covering outside your residence.
  7. If you encounter another person practice physical distancing and stay at least 6 feet apart from others.
  8. You may leave your residence to pick up medicine or do laundry. Always wear a mask or face covering outside your residence. If you live on campus, follow the instructions that will be provided to you regarding how to get your meals and other amenities.
  9. Wash your hands frequently using soap and water for 20 seconds.
  10. The local campus health professionals will provide you with the anticipated end date for your quarantine and they will be who releases you from quarantine.

Isolation Rules:

For all isolated people, including students, staff and faculty:

  1. Look for emergency warning signs. If you are showing any of these signs, seek emergency medical care immediately:
    • Trouble breathing
    • Persistent pain or pressure in the chest
    • New confusion
    • Inability to wake or stay awake
    • Pale, gray, or blue-colored skin, lips, or nail beds, depending on skin tone
  2. If you live on campus, you will need to isolate off-campus and not in your assigned residence hall room with others.
  3. Do not attend classes in person. All faculty have been asked to help students complete their studies if they must quarantine.
  4. Do not come to campus for any reason – i.e. no flight training, no use of fitness facilities, and no attendance at any events on campus.
  5. It is strongly recommended you have no contact with others while you are in isolation.
  6. Stay in a separate room from other household members, if possible.
  7. Use a separate bathroom, if possible.
  8. Avoid contact with other members of the household and pets.
  9. Don’t share personal household items such as cups, towels and utensils.
  10. Wear a mask when around other people.
  11. If you encounter another person, practice physical distancing and stay at least 6 feet apart from others.
  12. Wash your hands frequently using soap and water for 20 seconds.
  13. Your local campus health professionals will provide you with the anticipated end date for your isolation. You will need to be released from isolation, and cleared to resume normal activities, by Embry-Riddle’s healthcare professionals.