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If you have symptoms such as cough, shortness of breath, fever, chills, muscle pain, sore throat, new loss of taste or smell, or nausea, vomiting or diarrhea or known COVID-19 or influenza exposure you should NOT participate.

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If you are symptom freeā€¦

Graduating Participants

  • If you need to exit your car for any reason, put on your face mask.
  • Follow along the parade route, remaining in your car with your party the entire time.
  • Buildings on campus are not accessible during this time.
  • Designated restrooms will be located in Lot F and in Lot C along the route. If using the restrooms, you must secure your face mask to enter. Clean your hands thoroughly before exiting and returning to your car.

Faculty/Staff Spectators

  • Occupy every other parking space in designated school areas, leaving an empty space between vehicles.
  • Maintain physical distancing requirements of 6 feet from colleagues at all times.
  • You may sit on your hood, in your tailgate, or outside of your car to cheer on the parade.
  • When the parade concludes, exit campus promptly.
  • Campus buildings are not accessible during this time.
  • Keep your face mask at-the-ready at all times and secure it when exiting your car.
  • Designated restrooms will be located in Lot F and in Lot C along the route. If using the restrooms, you must secure your face mask to enter. Clean your hands thoroughly before exiting and returning to your car.
  • If you need to enter a building on campus, you must file a request with public safety 24 hours in advance.

If approved for entering a building:

  • Wash your hands upon entering and exiting the building.
  • Only one person is allowed in the bathroom at a time. The doors leading into the bathrooms will remain open Before entering the bathroom, ask if anyone is in there. If they are, wait until they exit and then enter.
  • Maintain social distancing (6 feet apart).
  • Continue to wear your face mask.

CDC Guidelines on How to Protect Yourself and Others

Know how COVID-19 spreads:
  • There is currently no vaccine to prevent coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).
  • The best way to prevent illness is to avoid being exposed to this virus.
  • The virus is thought to spread mainly from person-to-person:
    • Between people who are in close contact with one another (within about 6 feet)
    • Through respiratory droplets produced when an infected person coughs, sneezes or talks. These droplets can land in the mouths or noses of people who are nearby or possibly be inhaled into the lungs.
    • Some recent studies have suggested that COVID-19 may be spread by people who are not showing symptoms.
Everyone should:
  • Wash your hands often
    • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds especially after you have been in a public place or after blowing your nose, coughing or sneezing.
    • If soap and water are not readily available, use a hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol. Cover all surfaces of your hands and rub them together until they feel dry.
    • Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth with unwashed hands.
  • Avoid close contact
    • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
    • Stay home as much as possible.
    • Put distance between yourself and other people.
  • Cover your mouth and nose with a cloth face cover when around others
    • You could spread COVID-19 to others even if you do not feel sick.
    • Everyone should wear a cloth face cover when they have to go out in public, for example, to the grocery store or to pick up other necessities.
      • Cloth face coverings should not be placed on young children under age 2, anyone who has trouble breathing or is unconscious, incapacitated or otherwise unable to remove the mask without assistance.
    • The cloth face cover is meant to protect other people in case you are infected.
    • Do NOT use a face mask meant for a health care worker.
    • Continue to keep about 6 feet between yourself and others. The cloth face cover is not a substitute for social distancing.
  • Cover coughs and sneezes
    • If you are in a private setting and do not have on your cloth face covering, remember to always cover your mouth and nose with a tissue when you cough or sneeze or use the inside of your elbow.
    • Throw used tissues in the trash.
    • Immediately wash your hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If soap and water are not readily available, clean your hands with a hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol.
  • Clean and disinfect
    • Clean AND disinfect frequently touched surfaces daily. This includes tables, door knobs, light switches, countertops, handles, desks, phones, keyboards, toilets, faucets and sinks.
    • If surfaces are dirty, clean them. Use detergent or soap and water prior to disinfection.
    • Then, use a household disinfectant. Most common EPA-registered household disinfectants will work.

Source: CDC's How to Protect Yourself & Others

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