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Each member of the NGU community is expected to practice physical distancing by remaining six feet apart when feasible.
According to the CDC:
COVID-19 spreads mainly among people who are in close contact (within about six feet) for a prolonged period. Spread happens when an infected person coughs, sneezes or talks, and droplets from their mouths or noses are launched into the air and land in the mouths or noses of people nearby. The droplets can also be inhaled into the lungs. Recent studies indicate that people who are infected but do not have symptoms likely also play a role in the spread of COVID-19. Since people can spread the virus before they know they are sick, it is important to stay at least six feet away from others when possible, even if you—or they—do not have any symptoms. Physical distancing is especially important for people who are at higher risk for severe illness from COVID-19.
Here are suggestions that further support physical distancing:
Also, there are many noticeable changes to office spaces, waiting areas, eateries, and social settings around campus that encourage physical distancing such as:
For answers to important questions see our FAQ section.