Question Tag: Health Services

What are the best types of masks?

Aug 21, 2020

Currently the CDC recommends cloth masks. In terms of which masks to choose, the best choice in decreasing protective order: N95 Surgical masks 3-layer cloth 2-layer cloth 1-layer cloth (not recommended) If you make your masks yourself, studies indicate that higher thread cotton is the best material, especially when combined with an electrostatic material such […]

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 […]

What is the COVID-19 reporting requirement for students?

Jul 22, 2020

If a Brenau student (on-campus) exhibits symptoms that are consistent with COVID-19, that person MUST contact University Nurse Practitioner Sarah Davis at or 770-538-4447 and follow the instructions received. Should a case be positively identified, appropriate communications will go into effect as guided by the Georgia Department of Public Health. The university will then: […]

Will a confirmed COVID case on campus automatically require a campus evacuation of all students, faculty and staff?

Jul 22, 2020

No. Health Services will be conducting contact tracing to help mitigate the spread. Those who are positive will be isolated on campus or at home for 14 days. The spaces where the positive person spent a lot of time will be shut down for 24-72 hours to allow for deep cleaning. Contacts of the case […]