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We ask you to play a proactive role in helping keep NGU's community a safer place for all individuals. Monitoring yourself through self-screening will increase the chances of detecting the possible presence of COVID-19, and early detection helps reduce the spread. People with COVID-19 have had a wide range of symptoms – ranging from mild symptoms to severe illness. Symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus. According to the CDC list, people with these symptoms may have COVID-19:
We encourage you to contact the NGU clinic during regular hours, or use the self-checker tool provided by the CDC to help guide you in making decisions and seeking appropriate medical care. NGU students, faculty, staff, and contractors who have been exposed to, or tested positive for, COVID-19 should complete the NGU COVID-19 reporting form or call Campus Security at 864-569-9689.
It is essential to understand if you may be at a higher risk of severe illness from COVID-19. According to the CDC, people with the following underlying medical conditions (at any age) are at an increased risk for severe illness:
Additionally, those with the following conditions may be at an increased risk for severe illness*:
For answers to important questions see our FAQ section.