St. Thomas students at the arches in the spring

COVID-19 Education

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a respiratory illness that can spread from person to person.

Members of the St. Thomas community should take action to protect themselves and others from

Symptoms may appear 2-14 days after you are exposed to the virus that causes COVID-19 and can include:
fever, cough, shortness of breath, chills, headache, muscle pain, sore throat, loss of taste or smell, nausea,
vomiting or diarrhea.

If you have symptoms of COVID-19, you should get tested.

What to Do if You Test Positive:

  1. Complete the COVID-19 Self-Report Form (Intranet) in a timely manner.
  2. Do not go to class, work, or out in public.
  3. Isolate yourself from others.
  4. Wear a mask or cloth face-covering around other people.
  5. Wash your hands often, cover your coughs/sneezes and clean surfaces that you touch often.

COVID-19 Information Line

Get answers to non-medical COVID-19 questions, Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm.
(651) 962-6133.

When to Quarantine

Quarantine helps prevent the spread of disease that can occur before a person knows they are sick or if they are infected with the virus without feeling symptoms.
See Quarantine Instructions

When to Isolate

If you test positive for COVID-19 you are required to isolate, regardless of vaccination status.
See Isolation Instructions