Our continued return to campus this fall is based on demonstrated common sense and good judgment, the availability of the vaccine to all members of our community, and the health and safety guidance contained in this document.
Behaviors for Mitigating Risk of Transmission of COVID-19
Appropriate means of mitigating the risk of COVID-19 transmission for the campus community requires all employees, students, and visitors to adhere to the following guidance, in accordance with the most recent recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control:
- Vaccination against COVID-19 is strongly encouraged in order to protect personal and community health.
- Masks are required for all individuals while indoors in a public area. Wear a mask over your nose and mouth to reduce your own risk and the risk to those around you.
- Continue to be mindful of physical distancing of at least 6 ft.
- Frequent hand-washing (or use of hand sanitizer) and proper respiratory etiquette is strongly encouraged for everyone.
If you have not been vaccinated and have no medical reason why you should not be vaccinated, we ask that you take advantage of the opportunity to get vaccinated prior to our full return to campus in August. If you are uncertain about the vaccines, please talk with your medical provider. While no vaccine is 100% effective, they do significantly decrease the likelihood you’ll become infected and that you will infect others. Vaccines also provide protection against the newer, more highly contagious variants of COVID-19 that are becoming increasingly common. There are numerous regional vaccination sites. For a list of sites within 25 miles of ASU Mid-South, check the CDC list.