Question Tag: Parents/Guardians

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 […]

Is there a specific trigger event that would cause the campus to close down again?

Aug 21, 2020

In such a complex situation there is not one “trigger.” Rather, we have a number of variables we are tracking and monitoring. Among them would be: Government (local, state or national) mandate, Northeast Georgia Medical Center that reviewed our plan recommending it and/or judgment from the COVID Task Force that a mix of the number […]

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 […]

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

Aug 21, 2020

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 […]

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 […]