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COVID-19 Isolation and Quarantine Protocols

  1. If you have COVID-19 with symptoms, you may end self-isolation after: 
  2. If you have COVID-19 without symptoms, you may end self-isolation after:
  3. Unvaccinated and close contact with COVID-19, and you will not have further close contact, you may end self-quarantine after:
  4. Unvaccinated or Vaccinated No Booster and close contact with COVID-19, live with the person but can avoid further close contact, you may end self-quarantine after:
  5. If you are unvaccinated or vaccinated no booster and under quarantine and have additional close contact with someone who has COVID-19:
  6. If you are unvaccinated or vaccinated no booster and live with someone who has COVID-19 and cannot avoid continued close contact:
  7. If you have been fully vaccinated (no booster) and had close contact with someone with COVID-19:
  8. If you are up to date and had close contact with someone with COVID-19:
  9. Clinically recovered from COVID-19 and had close contact:

What is a close contact?

  •  A close contact is defined as anyone you spent a cumulative 15 minutes or more with over a 24-hour period within 6 feet of physical distance.
  •  A close contact goes back 2 days prior to your symptom onset, or 2 days prior to positive test if asymptomatic, through your five day isolation period.
  •  Per the local health department, the correct and consistent use of a proper face covering indoors may mean a person is not a close contact.
  •  The local health department advised that the classrooms/labs may be exempt from determining a close contact as the environment is structured and students and staff are masked. A structured environment is defined as a space that is monitored by a Ramapo College employee or professional volunteer. Student-only settings are not considered structured. This criteria may be applied to settings outside of the classroom that meet the same structured properties as a classroom (such as an office or meeting room).