Health and Safety Precautions

Health and Safety Precautions

COVID-19 SYMPTOMS:

  • Temperature of 100.4 or higher
  • Repeated shaking or chills
  • Cough (new or different than normal)
  • Shortness of breath (not associated with preexisting conditions such as asthma)
  • New loss or smell and/or taste
  • Loose stools/upset stomach (for longer than 12 hours)
  • Muscle pain (not associated with new activity)
  • Sore throat
  • Headache
  • Congestion

If you experience any COVID-19 symptoms:

  • STAY HOME or in your dorm room
  • Use the #CampusClear App to report symptoms
  • Contact the DWU Response Team
  • Contact professors, coach or your work supervisor 
  • If symptoms persist, contact Avera Health at 1-877-AT-AVERA or https://amcc.force.com/COVID19/s/. Identify yourself as a DWU student. 

If you test positive for COVID-19:

  • Remain at home, dorm room or off-campus housing
  • Notify the DWU Response Team, professors, coach and/or your work supervisor
  • Do not return to class or work until 3 days have passed with no symptoms
  • DWU student-athletes must have clearance from a licensed medical professional (M.D., D.O., P.A., or N.P.) prior to returning to practice and class.
  • Practice vigilant hygiene
  • The DWU Response Team and AVERA@HOME will check in with you daily

If you are in close contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19:

  • STAY HOME or in your dorm room
  • Use the #CampusClear App to report contact
  • Contact the DWU Response Team. You will be given direction about when you should be tested. 
  • Contact professors, coach or your work supervisor. 
  • If symptoms occur, contact Avera Health at 1-877-AT-AVERA or https://amcc.force.com/COVID19/s/. Identify yourself as a DWU student. 
  • You must remain in quarantine for 14 days, even if you have a negative test result.