Information About COVID-19

The situation surrounding COVID-19 remains incredibly fluid and changes every day. The safety and wellbeing of our students, faculty and staff remains the college’s utmost priority, and all decisions regarding the greater campus community will be made with this in mind. The college remains in close contact with both local and state health officials, and will post any updates regarding operational changes below:

Guidance for Those Who Believe They Have Been Exposed to COVID-19

The possibility of exposure to COVID-19 increases as more cases are confirmed around the country. If you believe you have been exposed to COVID-19 or if you are exhibiting symptoms of respiratory illness (fever, cough, shortness of breath), please seek treatment from a healthcare professional and follow CDC guidance.

As a reminder, CDC always recommends everyday preventive actions to help prevent the spread of respiratory diseases, including:

For information about handwashing, see CDC’s Handwashing website. For information specific to healthcare, see CDC’s Hand Hygiene in Healthcare Settings.

These are everyday habits that can help prevent the spread of several viruses. CDC does have specific guidance for travelers.

Helpful Resources

Questions concerning the College’s response to COVID-19 should be directed to the Colby-Sawyer COVID-19 Incident Response Team at emergencymanagement@colby-sawyer.edu. Please recognize that the COVID-19 pandemic is a dynamic and developing situation. Plans may be subject to change based on state and federal guidance, and concerns specific to the college.