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Daily Symptom Self-Screening for Students, Faculty and Staff

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As per the Student Code for Healthy Living and Learning and the Ramapo College Employee Code for a Safe Work Environment, it is your personal responsibility to conduct a daily symptom self-screening as a way for you to take care of yourself and others. Please review this checklist every day before coming to campus or leaving your residence room. Do not submit this form to the College.

If you have any of the below symptoms or conditions, STAY HOME and contact your medical provider. If the symptoms you experience are part of a chronic medical condition you are aware of and have been monitoring (e.g., seasonal allergies you routinely experience, nausea as a side effect from a medication), there is no need to stay home.

Student, faculty and staff with questions about what to do if they feel sick should access the if you feel sick page. The CDC maintains a current list of COVID-19 symptoms, which are also noted below (does not include all possible symptoms):

Ask yourself, do I have………

  • Fever (Above 100.4 F) or Chills
  • Cough
  • Shortness of Breath or Difficulty Breathing
  • Fatigue
  • Muscle or Body Aches
  • Headache
  • New Loss of Taste or Smell
  • Sore Throat
  • Congestion or Runny Nose
  • Nausea or Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Pale, Grey, or Blue-colored Skin, Lips, or Nail Beds, depending on skin tone

Do not come to campus if……

  • You are positive for COVID-19 or have symptoms consistent with COVID-19;
  • You have been directed to self-isolate by a medical professional or local public health official.

Please seek immediate, emergency medical attention (call 911) if you are experiencing any CDC defined emergency warning signs such as trouble breathing, persistent pain or pressure in the chest, new confusion, inability to wake or stay awake, or pale, grey, or blue-colored skin, lips, or nail beds, depending on skin tone. This is not a list of all possible symptoms. You should contact your medical provider for any symptoms that are concerning to you.

Directions for Reporting Positive COVID-19 Cases and Exposures

Students or employees who test positive for COVID-19 must complete the COVID-19 Reporting Form

If you’ve been identified as a close contact, quarantine is no longer required, regardless of vaccination status or previous infection the CDC recommends wearing a mask for 10 days from last contact,  counting day 1 as the  first full day after exposure. If you have no symptoms, the CDC recommends to test at least 5 full days after your last exposure.  If you are experiencing symptoms, test immediately and isolate until results are received.

Upon completion of the COVID-19 Reporting Form, you will receive an email from 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 must go home to complete isolation) if you have tested positive, have symptoms consistent with COVID-19, or have had an exposure.