Health and Safety Protocols

Health and Safety Protocols

Personal Accountability Protocol

Anyone showing symptoms of COVID-19, who has tested positive or has had close contact with a person who is lab-confirmed to have COVID-19, must complete the online COVID-19 Assessment, Acknowledgement and Consent Form.

COVID-19 ASSESSMENT, ACKNOWLEDGEMENT AND CONSENT FORMIf unable to complete the online form, call (361) 698-2000 and leave a message with your name, student ID or employee ID number and contact information so a College representative can contact you for further assessment.


COVID-19 Symptoms/Exposure Guidelines

If you are showing symptoms of COVID-19, have tested positive, or have known close contact to a person who is lab-confirmed to have COVID-19, DO NOT COME TO CAMPUS.

If you are tested for COVID-19

You will be asked to self-isolate and not be permitted to return to campus until you receive a negative test result. You may continue to study or work from home, if possible.

If you test positive for COVID-19

You are not permitted to return to work until you are released by your doctor or fulfill the 14-day quarantine requirement. You may continue to study or work from home, if possible.


Stay Home When You Are Sick

Anyone showing the following symptoms should not report to campus and should contact their instructor or supervisor immediately to make alternate arrangements:

  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • Fever
  • Fatigue
  • Muscle or body aches
  • Headache
  • Sore throat
  • Diarrhea
  • Loss of taste or smell
  • Chills
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Congestion or runny nose
  • Known close contact with a person who is lab-confirmed positive for COVID-19
  • I have tested positive for COVID-19

Page last updated August 2, 2021.