EWU has resumed full operations. Current Covid-19 safety protocols are outlined below.
- Masks are not required outdoors
- Masks are required indoors for persons who are not fully vaccinated
- Masks are required indoors for all persons when in health care settings and youth settings (e.g. youth camps and child care center)
- Everyone may continue to wear a mask
- Details of face covering rules are contained in the Secretary of Health's Order 20-03.3
Physical / Social Distancing
There is no requirement for physical / social distancing. EWU encourages everyone who is not fully vaccinated to maintain 6' distance between others when possible.
All EWU employees and students are required to provide proof of Covid-19 vaccination or request a medical or religious waiver no later than September 15, 2021.
All EWU employees and students are required to stay home if they are sick or have Covid symptoms such as:
- Difficulty breathing
- New loss of taste or smell
- Chills or repeated shaking with chills
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All EWU employees and students are required to review the following protocols:
Student Accountability Measures
Responding to Positive COVID-19 Cases
If you are aware of someone on campus who has COVID-19 symptoms, is being tested for COVID-19, or has a confirmed case of COVID-19, please report the information immediately using our online form at: ewu.edu/reportcovid. Depending on the circumstances, Human Resources, Risk Management, and/or Health & Wellness Prevention Services will coordinate contact tracing and provide information to EWU employees who have been in close contact with a person on campus who has a confirmed case of COVID-19.
EWU's notification protocols for responding to confirmed cases of COVID-19 involving potential exposure to employees is available at EWU COVID-19 Notification Protocols.
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Additional Questions or Concerns?
Students: please contact Health & Wellness at 509-359-4279 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Faculty & Staff: please contact Risk Management at email@example.com
Questions or concerns about EWU's COVID protocols may also be submitted online at: https://inside.ewu.edu/rcp/risk-management/covid19_concerns/.