Isolation is used to separate people infected with the virus from people who are not infected. This includes people who are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms and those who have tested positive for COVID-19, whether showing symptoms or not.
Students who live in a campus residence hall will be isolated within a designated isolation area.
Students living on campus are connected with:
Students living off campus are connected with Student Health Services, student care and provided guidance about self-isolation measures.
Students living off campus and isolating should remain in isolation per local public health authority direction and have food delivered.
PPE should be worn by anyone providing assistance to students in isolation.
Employees who think they have been exposed to COVID-19 and develop fever or other COVID-19 symptoms or have a positive test result for COVID-19 should:
Employees who have been physically on-site at an OSU location in the previous 14 days must notify their supervisor if they believe they have been exposed to COVID-19; have symptoms of COVID-19,;been diagnosed with COVID-19; or have a positive COVID-19 test result.
Employees who have tested positive for COVID-19, but are asymptomatic, are prohibited from being on-site on OSU property for 10 days from the time of testing (and are strongly recommended to isolate for that time).
Employees who have tested positive for COVID-19 and are symptomatic are prohibited from being on-site on OSU property for 10 days plus an additional 24 hours after symptoms, including fever, have resolved without the use of fever-reducing medication (and are strongly recommended to isolate for that time).