Isolation and Quarantine Procedures - Spring 2022

As students return to campus and the spring semester begins, it is important for each member of the Baylor Family to understand the University’s updated guidelines regarding isolation and quarantine, based on CDC guidance. Below is an outline of what you should do if you are exposed to or test positive for COVID-19.

ISOLATION – If You Test Positive for COVID-19
Who Take the following actions

Everyone, regardless of vaccination status

  • Stay home for 5 days.
  • *If you are fever-free for the prior 24 hours (without the use of fever-reducing medicines) and your other symptoms are mild and improving, you can leave your home after the 5-day isolation period.
  • Continue to wear a mask around others for 5 additional days.

*If you have a fever or symptoms have not improved, continue to stay home for up to 10 days, until your fever resolves, and symptoms improve.

QUARANTINE – If You Were Exposed to Someone with COVID-19
Who Take the following actions

If you have been boosted or fully vaccinated

  • Wear a mask around others for 10 days.
  • Test on day 5.

If you develop symptoms, get tested and stay home.

If you are unvaccinated

  • Stay home for 5 days.  Continue to wear a mask around others for 5 additional days.
  • Test on day 5.

If you develop symptoms, get tested and stay home.

If you are unvaccinated but tested positive in the last 90 days

  • Wear a mask around others for 10 days.

If you develop symptoms, get tested and stay home.