CEDAR CREST COVID-19 POLICY
Dear ILR members:
This message is to update you on the developing situation regarding the novel coronavirus, now known as COVID-19.
Please be aware that Cedar Crest College does not currently have any confirmed or suspected cases of COVID-19.
We have established the following web page for updates on COVID-19 as they pertain to the Cedar Crest Community: https://www.cedarcrest.edu/
To limit our community’s risk of transmission, Cedar Crest College requires all individuals who have traveled in a country or region identified by the CDC with a Warning Level 3 Travel Health Notice for COVID-19 to self-isolate for a period of no less than 14 days. This applies to all individuals, including students, faculty, staff, contractors, or visitors, whether or not they have shown symptoms of COVID-19. All such individuals should follow the CDC’s guidelines for Preventing the Spread of COVID-19 (https://www.cdc.gov/
Please refer to the CDC Travel Health Notices website for current information by country: https://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/
Individuals who have themselves tested positive for COVID-19 are required to self-isolate from the College community until cleared to return by a physician.
Everyone is encouraged to continue to follow CDC guidelines for preventing the spread of respiratory illnesses:
Stay home when you are sick.
Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer.
Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
Cover your mouth and nose with the inside of your elbow when you cough or sneeze.
Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.
We will provide updates on this situation on the COVID-19 page on the Health Services site (listed above) and via email as necessary. For any questions or concerns, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 610-606-4666 ext. 3381.