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Guidance for Positive Symptoms

Symptoms of COVID-19 may include the following:

 

  • Fever of 100.4°F (38°C)

  • Chills

  • Cough

  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing

  • Fatigue

  • Muscle aches

  • Headache

  • Loss of taste or smell

  • Sore throat

  • Congestion or runny nose

  • Nausea or vomiting

  • Diarrhea

  • Pain, swelling, or rash on toes or fingers

 

Students

If you have answered “yes” to having any of these symptoms, you should continue to monitor your symptoms closely, including taking your temperature twice daily and recording these readings. We recommend you continue to follow guidelines to wear a face covering, wash your hands frequently, keep your rooms and suites clean, and remain physically distanced from others when getting food and visiting the bathroom. If your symptoms worsen or persist beyond 48 hours, please stay in your room and contact Colby Health Services at 207-859-4460 for guidance.

 

Faculty and staff

If you have answered “yes” to having any of these symptoms, you should continue to monitor your symptoms closely, including taking your temperature twice daily and recording these readings. We recommend you continue to follow guidelines to wear a face covering, wash your hands frequently, and remain physically distanced from others. If your symptoms increase in severity or persist beyond 48 hours, please contact your primary care physician before coming to campus.