Whether you are on campus or away, it is important that you take precautions to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus. This is a shared responsibility and all students are expected under the Elon’s Honor Code to follow these guidelines and take these precautions at all times.

If you are in a category the CDC has deemed as higher risk for severe illness from COVID-19, consult the CDC’s extra precautions site and speak with your healthcare provider about risks and how to manage them.

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Limit

the size of gatherings per local and state guidelines and practice social distancing.

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Monitor

your health daily using the R&R Health Screening app to identify cases early and to be mindful of contagion. If you begin to have symptoms of COVID-19, self-isolate immediately and contact your healthcare provider.

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Avoid

close personal contact and maintain a minimum physical distance of at least six feet. Be mindful of physical distancing in small spaces including elevators, hallways, stairwells, and restrooms.

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Wear

cloth face coverings while indoors (classrooms, labs, elevators, common areas, etc.) & outdoors when social distancing is not possible. Read the full Elon University Face Covering Policy.

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Wash

your hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds as frequently as feasible.

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Use

hand sanitizer after interactions with people or objects if soap and water are not readily available.

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Cough or sneeze

into a tissue, sleeve or elbow, not your hands.

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Do not share

drinks, bottles, phones, desks, eating utensils, hygiene products or other personal use items.

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Stay in Place

if you are ill.

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Avoid

touching your face.

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Refrain

from shaking hands or other close bodily contact (including “selfies”) with others.

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Disinfect

any public equipment (fitness equipment, computers, water filling stations, etc.) before and after each use.