Are you experiencing symptoms of COVID-19?

According to the Centers for Disease Control, people with COVID-19 have had a wide range of symptoms reported – ranging from mild symptoms to severe illness. Symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus. People with these symptoms may have COVID-19:

  • Fever or chills
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • Fatigue
  • Muscle or body aches
  • Headache
  • New loss of taste or smell
  • Sore throat
  • Congestion or runny nose
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Diarrhea

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This list does not include all possible symptoms. The CDC will continue to update this list here as we learn more about COVID-19.

Have Symptoms? Been Exposed?

  • Fill out your Healthcheck and check or text "yes" to exposure or identify your symptoms.
  • You cannot fill out Healthcheck twice in a day. Have you already filled out health check for the day? 
    • Students should call Student Health Services (205-934-3580 or 205-934-3411 after-hours/weekends) for next steps.
    • Faculty and staff should fill out the Employee Health Symptom and Exposure form online.
    • Employees who are health care workers will not necessarily need to quarantine after exposures at this time and should follow the instructions of Employee Health.
  • DO NOT come to campus.
    • Students: DO NOT attend in-person class, clinical rotations or other activity until cleared by Student Health Services. Notify your course instructors or supervisor that you cannot be present.
    • Faculty and staff: DO NOT report to work until cleared by Employee Health; if you are at work, leave. Notify your supervisor that you cannot be present. Note: At this time, employees who are health care workers will not necessarily need to quarantine and will be allowed to continue to work.
    • Health care workers should continue to report to work unless otherwise instructed through Healthcheck or by Employee Health.
  • Students who have symptoms of COVID-19 or have other urgent concerns, please contact Student Health Services (205-934-3580 or 205-934-3411 after-hours/weekends).
  • Faculty and staff who have symptoms of COVID-19 or have other urgent concerns, complete Healthcheck and notify your supervisor. Remain under home isolation until you are cleared to return to work by Employee Health.
  • If you have symptoms and are going to visit a health care provider or Student Health Services, please call first and wear your face covering.