You or a household member test positive for COVID-19,
You or a household member are awaiting the results of a COVID-19 test due to symptoms or
You have been directed by a healthcare provider or health department to quarantine, or
*You have had close contact (defined as within 6 feet for a cumulative total of 15 minutes or
more over a 24-hour period) with someone that has a suspected or lab confirmed case of COVID-19, including household
Students and employees who experience any of these conditions should promptly follow the COVID-19 Reporting process to notify Salem, self-isolate at home (commuter
students and employees) or in their campus residences or at a designated on-campus isolation location (residential
students), and seek medical support from their primary healthcare provider (employees or students) or Salem Health
Services (students). In these situations, students and employees must receive clearance from Salem prior to
returning to campus or resuming in-person activities.
*Pursuant to CDC guidelines, close contact exposure is positively impacted by COVID-19 vaccination and may
not result in the need to quarantine. Campus members should promptly report this information to Salem as directed for
further instructions before reporting to campus or resuming in-person activities. Proof of vaccination status
will be required for exclusion from quarantine.