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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information and Updates

New Directions for Reporting Positive COVID-19 Cases and Exposures

Effective February 2, 2022, the College will  implement an automated process to report COVID-19 positive cases and COVID-19 exposures, which will supplement and streamline the outreach efforts of the College’s contact tracers.  

Students or employees who test positive for COVID-19 or who are identified as a close contact (defined below) of someone who tested positive for COVID-19 must complete the COVID-19 Reporting Form

A close contact is defined as someone who was within 6 feet of an infected person for a cumulative total of 15 minutes or more over a 24-hour period starting from 2 days before illness onset (or, for asymptomatic patients, 2 days prior to test specimen collection) until the time the patient is isolated. As per the local health department, the correct and consistent use of a proper face covering indoors may mean that a person is not considered a close contact to a case (Sources: CDC & Northwest Bergen Regional Health Commission).

Upon completion of the COVID-19 Reporting Form, you will receive an email from mailadmin@ramapo.edu with further instructions. In addition, a member from Health Services (for students) or Human Resources (for employees) will  contact you to review and clarify, as needed, the information you reported.

As a reminder, you should not report to campus (residential students should stay in their room) if you have tested positive, have symptoms consistent with COVID-19, or have had an exposure.

Daily Symptom Self-Screening for Students, Faculty and Staff

Ramapo College of New Jersey is providing the following information in order to inform campus of the Coronavirus situation and how it may relate to or impact College activities and people connected to the College. This situation is continuously unfolding and new updates and information will be posted as they become available, according to approved procedures and protocols. Ramapo College is following the expert state, national, and international recommendations regarding the situation. We are committed to the safety and well-being of our students, faculty, and staff.

Updates will be provided to Ramapo College students, faculty, and staff through their ramapo.edu email addresses. Please check your email inbox for important messages. These campus-wide messages with updates are also available on the Campus Communications Archive page. New updates and information will be posted as they become available.

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