Reporting Requirements for COVID-19
- For all students living on campus, authorized to be on campus and/or participating in campus-sponsored off-campus experiential learning (such as: service learning, internships and practicums).
- For all employees (State or auxiliary, including student assistants) working on campus or at an off-campus affiliated location (either full-time or intermittently).
If within the past 14 days, you have been sick with COVID-19 related symptoms, have tested positive for COVID-19 (with symptoms or not), OR you have been exposed to someone who has tested positive or is strongly suspected to have COVID-19, please take the following steps:
2. Complete this online form.
Once the initial report is received, the campus Office of Environmental Health and Safety will:
- Contact you to determine where on campus you have been, identify any campus individuals with whom you have been in contact, and assess if anyone should self-quarantine due to possible exposure.
- Provide you with information regarding how to obtain counseling assistance during this difficult time.
- Determine if any campus areas need to be specially cleaned and disinfected, or closed for a period of time.
- Coordinate with Facilities Operations (Custodial Services) to clean and disinfect areas as needed.
3. If you are a student, notify your instructors or faculty if you will not be able to attend class, or unable to attend your experiential learning program. If you are an employee or student assistant, notify your supervising manager.
4. Seek guidance from your medical provider. If you are a student, and you do not have a medical provider, contact the Student Health and Counseling Center at 559.278.2734. Consider visiting one of the available testing sites in Fresno County.
5. If you have symptoms or have tested positive (with symptoms or not), you are required to isolate at home, and not return to campus for a period of no less than 10 calendar days.
If you have experienced symptoms during this isolation period, you will be asked to submit a doctor’s release prior to returning to campus.
- If you are a student, please submit this information (either drop-off or mailing) to the Student Health and Counseling Center (SHCC) at 5044 N. Barton Ave., Fresno, CA 93740.
- If you are an employee, the assigned Human Resources Leave Coordinator will be notified by Environmental Health & Safety of your isolation period and will follow-up with you on the status of your return and medical release.
Human Resources Leave Coordinators:
● Cathy Legarretta (Last names: A-L)
● Juanita Aguilar (Last names: M-Z)
If you have not experienced symptoms during this isolation period, you will not be required to submit a doctor’s release.
6. If you have been in close contact with someone who has tested positive or strongly suspected to have COVID-19, you may be required to stay home (quarantine) for a minimum of 10 calendar days, per Fresno County Department of Public Health recommendations.
As a reminder, your health information is confidential. After you have reported to AVP Morillo (and completed the online form), the campus will take reasonable steps to protect your confidentiality.