Question Tag: employees

I was exposed to COVID or tested positive. Should I take wellness time?

Sep 03, 2021

In all of the situations listed below, you must complete the online COVID Reporting Form if you are experiencing COVID-like symptoms, have tested positive for COVID or have been exposed to someone with COVID. After completing the form, someone from the COVID team will reach out to you to discuss next steps. If you’re feeling […]

Are students and employees required to wear a mask or face covering?

Jul 22, 2021

Brenau University requires all vaccinated and unvaccinated persons to wear a mask while in all indoor facilities at any of our campus locations. It is not necessary to wear a mask while in a dorm room or office unless others are present. Masks are not required outdoors.

What procedures does Brenau follow for isolating people after positive diagnosis or exposure to COVID?

Jul 22, 2021

Health Services will be following the CDC guidelines for isolating positive cases and quarantining exposures. Once Health Services is notified of a positive case, that person will be contacted via phone. After assessing that person’s health and well being, contact tracing and isolation will begin. All individuals who are named as first degree exposures (someone […]

Do I have to complete the daily screening checklist before engaging campus life each day?

Jul 22, 2021

Yes. In light of the ongoing surge in COVID-19 cases in our community, and as part of our commitment to a culture of prevention, students and employees are required to complete a daily screening checklist prior to engaging campus life each day. Employees and students are expected to take their temperature as a part of […]

What are the COVID-19 reporting requirements for students and employees?

Jul 22, 2021

Any COVID-like symptoms need to be reported the the COVID team.  COVID Reporting Formstack is found on the Brenau App or on our webpage.  This COVID team will immediately be notified of your case and you will receive education materials after submitting the form.  Someone from the COVID team will contact you in less than […]

What happens if I (faculty or staff) have symptoms, am exposed or test positive for COVID?

Jul 22, 2021

Faculty and Staff   COVID-like symptoms Notify COVID team via COVID reporting form Unvaccinated Must remain off campus until cleared by the COVID team Testing and contact tracing will be started if needed Fully Vaccinated Brenau is asking ALL affiliates who are sick to stay off campus. Remain off campus until a negative antigen test […]

Will students, faculty and staff members need to quarantine for 14 days if they reside in another state and come to campus or after traveling out of state including before and during the semester?

Aug 21, 2020

No. The COVID-19 Task Force decided that students, faculty and staff do not need to quarantine after traveling out of state or if they reside in another state and come to campus. While the self check screening includes a question about out of state travel, those who complete the COVID-19 Screening Checklist and receive an […]

What counseling and mental health support services are available?

Aug 04, 2020

Counseling & Support Services This is a stressful time. We understand some Brenau community members may feel anxious about this evolving public health situation, and you may have concerns about friends and family living in areas currently experiencing the outbreak. Students are encouraged to contact any or all of the following resources: University Counselor, Gay […]