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Health Protocols & Self-Assessment

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Required Health Protocols

These protocols were developed to protect the health and safety of all Roadrunners. Please keep in mind that this is a shared responsibility. Each of us needs to act with a spirit of generosity and do our part to keep our community healthy.   

  • Perform a health assessment daily before coming to campus (see below). 
    • Do not come to campus if you have any symptoms and/or are not feeling well. Consult a medical professional if symptoms persist.  
  • Per Denver Department of Public Health and Environment's face coverings public health order updated May 6, 2021, we have updated our mask protocols:

    Masks are required indoors. Masks will not be required in:

    • Indoor settings with nine or fewer people regardless of vaccination status.
    • Controlled indoor settings, such as an office that does not serve the public or a private event, of 10 or more people where 80% of the individuals have shown proof of vaccination.

    Bandanas and buffs are not acceptable face coverings.

  • While teaching, faculty may wear face shields if they can maintain a minimum of 12 feet from students during class. Once lecturing has concluded, the faculty member needs to wear a face mask.

  • Wash your hands and/or use hand sanitizer frequently 
  • Maintain physical distancing of at least six feet when indoors. 
  • Comply with all posted campus signage.  

Required Daily Health Assessment

Each member of the campus community is required to perform this self-assessment prior to leaving home.If you are not feeling well or have any of the following symptoms, please do not come to campus. 

If you answer "yes" to any of the following symptoms/circumstances, please call the Health Center at Auraria at 303-615-9999 for a phone consultation. A medical provider will assess your health status and advise you as to next steps. Do not come to campus until you are medically cleared to do so.

Do you have any of the following symptoms?
Yes or No

  • Fever or elevated body temperature (100.4 or higher) 
  • New cough 
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing 
  • Runny nose 
  • Headache 
  • Sore throat 
  • Muscle pain/body aches 
  • Nausea/vomiting/diarrhea 
  • Loss of taste or smell 
  • Chills and/or repeated shaking with chills  

Situational questions
- Yes or No

  • Have you had direct contact with a person with Covid-19 in the past 14 days?
  • In the last two weeks, have you worked or volunteered at a health care facility? 
  • Were you diagnosed with a positive case of Covid-19 in the past 30 days? 



7 Ways to Keep Our Community Safe

As Roadrunners return to campus, they should follow these health and safety guidelines. See the video >

Health and Safety Protocol Training

Take this training to ensure you are informed about Covid-19 and expectations for those returning to campus. Launch training >

Custom Safety Protocol Email Graphic

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