If you have symptoms of COVID-19
- Symptoms of COVID-19 include: congestion, runny nose, sore throat, fatigue, fever, headache, and muscle/body aches. If you are experiencing any of these symptoms, we would advise that you test for COVID-19 as a first step.
- If you are awaiting a PCR test result you must isolate. Contact the Health and Wellness Center at firstname.lastname@example.org or (585) 385-8280 for further instructions and stay home.
- You will be flagged in the FisherLink system to notify your professors while you wait for your test results. Contact your professors for instructions on how to access class or how to make up work.
If you have a positive test
If you test positively using an at-home rapid test or via a PCR test:
- Stay home and contact the Health and Wellness Center at (585) 385-8280. When the Center is closed, contact the Department of Safety and Security at (585) 385-8025.
- Upload a photo of your test result along with your full name, date of birth, Fisher ID number, and date/time that the test was completed to the Patient Portal.
- Once your test is uploaded and your information is reviewed, you will be flagged in the FisherLink system to alert your professors, coaches, advisors, and others in your support system that you will be missing class through the isolation period. That group is then notified again once the flag is cleared. Contact your professors for instructions on how to access class or how to make up work.
- The Health and Wellness team with communicate with you through the secure messaging feature of your patient portal. Please be sure you check these important messages.
- The Health and Wellness Center will help determine your isolation period. You are required to isolate for 5 days. If you are asymptomatic at the end of 5 days or your symptoms are resolving, your isolation can end. If you still have symptoms that are not resolving at the end of 5 days, you should remain in isolation until your symptoms are resolving.
- If you are released from isolation at the end of 5 days, you still must wear a well-fitting mask when around other people until day 10 after your positive test. When eating on campus, please make sure you are at least 6 feet from others when removing your mask to eat or drink during days 6-10. After day 10, you may adhere to the regular campus masking policy.
last update: January 6, 2023