Coronavirus (COVID-19) Frequently Asked Questions
- If you are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms or have been exposed to the virus, seek testing from a healthcare provider or use a home test kit.
- Students can visit the CBU Health Center for COVID-19 testing.
- Testing is available at the CBU Health Center ONLY for students who are symptomatic.
The CBU Health Center DOES NOT have home tests available for purchase.
- Since home test kits are NOT available for purchase on campus, residential students are encouraged to bring their own COVID home test kits to campus to utilize when appropriate.
- To schedule an appointment at the CBU Health Center, call 951.321.6520. Walk-ins are
- CBU Health Center: 3626 Monroe Street; Suite B, Riverside, CA 92504 (next to Health Science Campus)
- Prior to your visit, visit the Health Center on InsideCBU and fill out the required downloadable forms. (Once logged in, click on “Life @ CBU” > “Health Center” tab on the left of the page.)
- Testing is available at the CBU Health Center ONLY for students who are symptomatic. The CBU Health Center DOES NOT have home tests available for purchase.
- Home test kits are widely available and can be purchased at locat pharmacies or obtained through your healthcare provider. CBU does not have home test kits available for purchase on campus.
- Testing is available at the CBU Health Center only for students who are symptomatic.
If you test positive for COVID-19 or have been exposed to a positive case, follow the Isolation and Quarantine Protocols Chart located on the last page of this document.
- Individuals who test positive for COVID-19 are required by the County of Riverside and the State of California to isolate for five (5) days.
- It is recommended that residential students who live within a 300-mile radius of CBU return home to isolate. If returning home is not a feasible option, students may isolate in their current on-campus residence.
- Students who have tested positive should maintain social distancing as much as possible and wear a face covering if sharing a room with someone else and when around others.
- If you test positive for COVID-19 or have been exposed to a positive case, follow the Isolation and Quarantine Protocols Chart located on the last page of this document.
- CBU will NOT provide isolation housing outside of a student’s current on-campus residence.
Students are strongly advised to return home for the isolation period. If that is
not possible, students should have a plan if they test positive. Possible considerations
are listed below:
- A location to complete the self-isolation period, including returning home if feasible.
- A plan for transportation, such as using your own vehicle or transport by a family member, but no use of public transport.
- Access to groceries/meal delivery.
- Access to necessary medications.
- A plan to communicate with your professors (students can contact the Student Care Office at 951.552.8100 or email@example.com for assistance).
- Contact numbers of emergency contacts.
- Contact information for their preferred healthcare provider.
- The Isolation and Quarantine Protocols Chart at the end of this document provides an outline of what you should do if you are exposed to or test positive for COVID-19.
- Face coverings are NOT required and are optional for faculty, staff, and students at any campus event whether located in outdoor or indoor areas of campus.
- Individuals who have tested positive for COVID are encouraged to wear a face covering when circumstances require them to be outside of isolation (e.g., picking up to-go meals, visiting healthcare professionals, etc.).
- Student workers who test positive or have been exposed to a positive case should continue to reference the Isolation and Quarantine Protocols Chart located at the end of this document.
- Student workers are required to report their positive COVID result to Human Resources (951-552-8655 or HROffice@calbaptist.edu) to discuss next steps.
- Student workers also need to notify their supervisor of their positive test result.
- Supervisors will work with positive student workers to determine needed sick time and/or remote work time.
- If a student worker is experiencing more severe symptoms and is unable to work, they should stay home, rest, and consult their primary care physician.
- The CBU Custodial team conducts cleaning and disinfection in accordance with current County of Riverside, State of California, and Center for Disease Control recommendations.
- CBU reminds individuals to practice good personal hygiene to lower the risk of becoming ill.
- To maximize air flow, the air conditioning (or heating) automatically operates in all classrooms and office spaces that are occupied.
- In student housing areas, residents control unit thermostats.
- If you are an online student in Riverside County or the state of California visit the Riverside County Department of Public Health or the California Department of Public Health website for the most up-to-date information.
- If you are an online student outside of California, visit the Department of Public Health website for your county or state for the most up-to-date information.
For further assistance, contact Student Care at 951.552.8100 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Isolation and Quarantine Protocols
It is recommended that each member of the CBU community understand the County of Riverside, the State of California, and the Center for Disease Control guidelines regarding isolation and quarantine. Below is an outline of what you should do if you are exposed to or test positive for COVID-19.
Symptoms of COVID-19
Individuals with COVID-19 have had a wide range of symptoms ranging from mild symptoms to severe illness. Symptoms may appear two to 14 days after exposure to the virus. Anyone can have mild to severe symptoms. People with the symptoms listed below may have COVID-19.
- Fever or chills
- Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
- Muscle or body aches
- New loss of taste or smell
- Sore throat
- Congestion or runny nose
- Nausea or vomiting
This list does not include all possible symptoms of COVID-19.
When to Seek Emergency Medical Attention
Look for emergency warning signs for COVID-19. If you or someone you know is exhibiting any of the signs listed below, seek emergency medical care immediately.
- Trouble breathing
- Persistent pain or pressure in the chest
- New confusion
- Inability to wake or stay awake
- Pale, gray, or blue-colored skin, lips, or nail beds, depending on skin tone
This list does not reflect all possible symptoms. Please contact your medical provider concerning any other symptoms that are severe or concerning to you.
If you call 911 or call ahead to your local emergency facility, notify the operator that you are seeking care for someone who has or may have COVID-19.
Isolation and Quarantine Protocols Chart
ISOLATION – If You Test Positive for COVID-19
|Take the following actions
Everyone, regardless of vaccination status:
QUARANTINE – If You Were Exposed to Someone with COVID-19
|Take the following actions
|If you are exposed to a positive case: