Platt College

COVID-19 Resources

Campus Plan (September-December 2021 Quarter)

Platt College has an obligation to ensure a safe campus environment for all physically present on campus during the pandemic. The information provided on this page outlines expectations when on campus.

Face coverings are required for all individuals indoors on campus regardless of vaccination status. Gaitors and bandanas are not recommended.

Self Check Prior to Coming on Campus

  1. Have you had any of the following symptoms within the last 48 hours: fever, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, fatigue, muscle or body aches, headaches, new loss of taste or smell, sore throat, congestion, runny nose, nausea or vomiting, or diarrhea.
  2. Have you been in close physical contact (6 feet or closer for 15 minutes) with a know laboratory confirmed or suspected case of a COVID-19 positive person?
  3. Have you been told to: (a) quarantine within the last 10 days? (b) had a positive COVID-19 test within the last 10 days, or (c) are waiting on COVID-19 test results?

If you answered yes to any of the above questions you will not be able to come to campus until cleared. Please notify the Associate Dean and you will be directed on the next steps. Platt College is required to track on campus cases or symptomatic individuals on campus in order to report potential outbreaks to public health entities (CDPHE). If you have been on campus and begin to experience COVID-19 symptoms or are diagnosed within 72 hours of having been on campus, please notify Platt College where you will be directed to the appropriate contact for reporting.

Update: September 7, 2021

CDC UPdates (August 27)

Face coverings are required indoors on campus regardless of vaccination status.

Distancing

Six foot social distancing is no longer required on campus, as supported by high vaccination rates among employees and students, favorable public health indicators and/or mandates.

Food/Drink on campus

The student and employee lounges are open for usage. You may use refrigerators on campus, but may not return food, drinks, or lunch bags to the refrigerator once opened. Covered beverage containers are encouraged.

Appointments on campus

Please continue to schedule appointments on campus with faculty and staff to ensure availability to meet.

Visitors on campus

Visitors are allowed on campus, but the same protocols exist as for students and employees.

cleaning protocols

We ask that students and employees continue to wipe down areas of usage (i.e. student desks) after each use. Antibacterial wipes will be provided.

Quarantine guidelines

As of July 27, 2021, the CDC says if you are full vaccinated and have been exposed to someone with suspected or confirmed COVID-19, you will need to be tested 3-5 days after exposure, and will need to wear a mask in public indoor settings for 14 days or until a negative test result is confirmed. If you are full vaccinated and you exhibit symptoms of COVID-19, you will need to isolate in accordance with CDC guidelines. Anyone exhibiting signs symptoms of COVID-19 or testing positive needs to remain off campus until directed to return and needs to notify the Dean of Nursing (employees) or the Associate Dean of Nursing (students).

Vaccination requirements

All currently enrolled students and nursing faculty in clinical sites are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination is voluntary for non-nursing faculty and all staff. Vaccinations are tracked and masks are required on campus for anyone who is not fully vaccinated or does not report their vaccination status.

All individuals on campus are required to wear a face covering regardless of vaccination status.