Some important information for any students who have been traveling over spring break or in the last couple of weeks. Your safety matters to us, as well as the safety of our entire Riverland Community.
The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has updated their Novel Coronavirus Travel Information where most countries in Europe have now been designated along with China, Iran, and South Korea at Level 3 (Warning, Avoid Nonessential Travel) and the rest of the world, including the United States, has now been designated at Level 2 (Practice Enhanced Precautions) as a Global Outbreak Notice.
Travelers returning from other countries or from domestic travel need to monitor their health and limit interactions with others for 14 days after returning from travel. Travelers that are sick with fever, cough, or have trouble breathing should stay home and call ahead before seeking medical care. The full guidance from the CDC is located at https://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/notices/alert/coronavirus-global
If you traveled to a Level 3 country during the past 14 days you must:
If you are a student that needs to self-quarantine, stay home to monitor your health, or needs accommodations to self-quarantine, please:
Students who need to be self-quarantined and are living at home should remain there for the 14-day period, complete the Travel Reporting form, and contact your individual faculty and advisors for instructions on coursework for this period.
If you have questions regarding exposure as a result of travel, Minnesota Department of Health asks you to call 651-201-5414 or 877-676-5414 for guidance.
Please continue to stay tuned to your Riverland Email, your D2L Brightspace, and our Riverland website for more information.