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Fall 2021 Repopulation/COVID-19

Case Description, Confirmation and Notification Process

Fresno State will send a campus notification when 1) a public health agency and/or the campus has received notification through the online campus reporting process that a member of the community has a confirmed COVID-19 illness via a COVID-19 test AND 2) the individual was recently on the campus or other university-related instructional site during the time when they may have been infected.  

The following details Fresno State’s process for communicating known COVID-19 cases to the campus community.

 

Asymptomatic individual quarantined due to exposure to sick people.

 
Confirmation Process Notification Process
Individual report or identified during contact tracing of confirmed case.  No all-campus notification. 

Individual has mild flu or cold symptoms not consistent with COVID-19, per individual’s report of assessment by health care provider. 

 
Confirmation Process Notification Process
Individual report.

No all-campus notification.

Individual has symptoms consistent with COVID-19, but no test confirmation; individual is advised by health care provider to isolate per CDC guidance.

 
Confirmation Process Notification Process
Individual report. No all-campus notification, but Fresno State will provide direct communication and guidance to students and/or employees if they were near or in direct contact, on a case-by-case basis. (Based on last contact on campus or in community and timing of symptom onset.)

Individual has tested positive for COVID-19, but has not been on campus while potentially infectious.

Note: Infectious period is normally two days prior to the start of symptoms, or two days prior to a positive test if no symptoms are present. 

 
Confirmation Process Notification Process
Public health agency/testing provider confirmation via the individual. No all-campus notification, but Fresno State will provide direct communication and guidance to students and/or employees if they are identified as being in close contact (within six feet for over a cumulative 15 minutes in a 24-hour period) with the individual who tested positive.

Individual has tested positive for COVID-19 and has been on campus while potentially infectious.

Note: Infectious period is normally two days prior to the start of symptoms, or two days prior to a positive test if no symptoms are present. 

 
Confirmation Process Notification Process
Public health agency/testing provider confirmation to the individual and to Fresno State. A campus notification will be sent to all employees. Fresno State will provide direct communication and guidance to students and/or employees if they are identified as being in close contact (within six feet for over a cumulative 15 minutes in a 24-hour period) with the individual who tested positive. This COVID-19 webpage will be updated accordingly.