Exposure Information For UCCS Community


Exposure Information For UCCS Community

Guidance for Campus Community Members who have Tested Positive, had an Exposure, or are Experiencing Symptoms Related to COVID19

Please do not come to campus if you have tested positive, had an exposure, or are experiencing the following symptoms:

  • Fever or chills    
  • New loss of taste or smell
  • Cough    
  • Sore throat
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing    
  • Muscle or body aches
  • Vomiting or Diarrhea    
  • Congestion/runny nose
  • Headache     

This list does not include all possible symptoms. Visit the CDC Website for up to date information 

Basic Definitions

  1. Close contact

    You meet close contact if you: Have been within 6 feet, for more than 15 minutes, in 24 hours to someone who tested positive for COVID, starting 2 days before the person was sick

  2. Isolation

    Isolation keeps someone infected with the virus away from healthy people

    When should I isolate?

    • If you have symptoms and can stay at home
    • If you have no symptoms but have a positive COVID test


  3. Quarantine

    Quarantine keeps someone who might have been exposed to the virus away from healthy people

    • When should I quarantine?
    • If you have had a close contact with someone who has COVID 
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