Has Brenau revised our protocols regarding COVID-19 exposure?

Oct 22, 2020

Brenau University’s COVID Task Force is aware of changes to CDC guidelines on Oct. 21, 2020 regarding the definition of close contact. At this time this change does not impact our protocols. If future changes are made in our protocols, we will inform the Brenau community and changes will be reflected on this site.

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What happens if I (student) am exposed or test positive for COVID?

Sep 02, 2020

Important Terminology: First Degree Exposures Anyone who has contact with a positive case for longer than 15 minutes, less than 6 feet apart and not wearing a mask Contact Tracing Positive cases and first degree exposures Procedures for Students with COVID circumstances If they have COVID symptoms Students will be asked to quarantine either in […]

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What are Brenau’s cleaning/disinfecting protocols?

Aug 21, 2020

There are three levels of cleaning and disinfecting: Faculty/staff will wipe frequently touched surfaces (keyboards, technology etc.) following each class and after all students leave the classroom. Each evening Aramark/housekeeping will clean classrooms and high traffic areas including all surfaces. If there is a COVID positive case, there will be a deep cleaning per CDC […]

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What is the protocol if a student in our class tests positive for COVID?

Aug 21, 2020

The university Nurse Practitioner will ensure that an immediate follow up occurs with every report and that any necessary notifications of potential exposure are communicated and applicable public health guidance is followed. Areas known to be used by an individual infected with COVID-19 will be isolated. Facilities staff will use the most readily available and […]

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What is the procedure to be cleared to come back to campus if I have been diagnosed with COVID-19?

Aug 21, 2020

Using the Georgia Department of Public Health guidelines for discontinuing home isolation, the affected employees and students may return to campus when they have met all three of the following criteria and provides a physician’s note that they are able to return to work: No fever for at least 24 hours (without the use of […]

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What happens when a positive test is reported?

Aug 16, 2020

The University Nurse Practitioner will ensure that an immediate follow up occurs with every report and that any necessary notifications of potential exposure are communicated and applicable public health guidance is followed. Areas known to be used by an individual infected with COVID-19 will be isolated. Facilities staff will use most readily available and efficient […]

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If I’m having coronavirus/flu symptoms can I continue with schooll?

Aug 16, 2020

No one displaying symptoms that are consistent with COVID-19 and/or flu is permitted to enter campus. Those already on campus must be self-isolating or in quarantine. During this time students may not attend any on-ground, face-to-face functions at any Brenau facility. If you are feeling well enough, though, you may attend any online or remote […]

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What do I do if I have coronavirus/flu symptoms?

Aug 16, 2020

If a Brenau student exhibits symptoms that are consistent with COVID-19 or flu, that person must contact University Nurse Practitioner Sarah Davis at sdavis8@brenau.edu or 770-538-4447 and follow the instructions received. During this time we ask that you self-quarantine. If you are off-campus we ask that you do not come to campus. If you are […]

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