If you have been exposed or test positive for COVID-19
An employee that has been exposed, quarantined or showing symptoms of COVID-19 may, depending on the employee’s specific circumstances, telework (where applicable) or utilize leave as established under Families First Coronavirus Response Act, annual or sick leave, or unpaid leave.
An employee displaying any COVID-19 symptoms or who reasonably feels an exposure has occurred will take the following steps:
- Leave campus immediately and seek medical care
- Receive COVID-19 testing as soon as reasonably possible
- Quarantine for at least 14 days and follow CDC guidelines
- Fill out a COVID-19 Self Report form and discuss with their supervisor and HR
- Return to work according to CDC guidelines and in consultation with medical providers and HR
A student displaying any symptoms of COVID-19 is expected to:
- Self-quarantine immediately, in an off-campus residence if possible
- Call Boyd Health Services at 931-221-7107 to arrange for medical care and/or COVID-19 testing or to seek medical care and/or COVID-19 testing off campus
- Fill out a COVID-19 Self Reporting Form found on the www.apsu.edu/coronavirus website.
A student awaiting the results of a COVID-19 test will be required to:
- Self-quarantine, until the results are reported
- Once results are obtained, the student will fill out a COVID-19 Self Reporting Form located at www.apsu.edu/coronavirus
- Students who test positive for COVID-19 must remain in quarantine, in an off-campus residence if possible, until the student is released to return to class, as determined by Boyd Health Services in consultation with CDC guidelines.
- Students must follow all COVID-19 directives published by APSU including, but not limited to, plans of the APSU COVID-19 Task Force, notices on APSU’s webpage, building and facilities signage, and other publications.
Where to get tested
For any questions regarding coronavirus testing, please contact Boyd Health Services at (931) 221-7107 or the Tennessee Department of Health at (877) 857-2945.