Because COVID-19 is still a threat to public health, some individuals might need to abide by stated isolation and testing requirements.

Adelphi University continues to collaborate with local health departments and follow all state and local requirements.

COVID-19 Exposure

When exposed to someone with COVID-19, follow CDC’s recommendations for exposure:

  • Wear a high-quality mask indoors and around others (including at home) for 10 days
  • Test on Day 6
  • Monitor yourself for symptoms
  • If you become ill, stay home and isolate yourself immediately

Symptomatic or Testing Positive

If you become symptomatic or test positive after exposure, you are required to isolate and stay home. Please do not come to any Adelphi location if you are sick.

  • Students should contact the Health Services Center at 516.877.6003 for further guidance.
  • Students should inform their professors and make arrangements for missed coursework.
  • Employees should contact their healthcare provider for further guidance.
  • Employees should inform their manager.

See the CDC’s guidance for what to do when you are exposed.

On Campus Isolation

Those who test positive for COVID-19 are required to isolate. Please do not come to any Adelphi location if you are sick.

See the CDC’s guidance on isolation which is the same regardless of vaccination status and community transmission level.

For resident students, Adelphi maintains an allotment of on-campus isolation rooms for those who cannot return home to recover. As per Nassau County, resident students in isolation are not be permitted outside of their room except in the event of necessary medical care.

Students in isolation on campus may use their meal plan to purchase meals. Meal delivery will be coordinated by Dining Services, Residence Life and Housing, Health Services, and the Office of Public Safety.

Students who wish to have laundry picked up, cleaned, and delivered back to them while in isolation, may do so via at their own cost. This outside vendor is not affiliated with Adelphi University.

Health and Wellness Team
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