If you are informed by the Colorado Department of Health & Environment (CDPHE) or a medical provider that you have tested positive for the coronavirus (COVID-19), please take the following steps.
These last two steps are especially important as we monitor the impact of coronavirus (COVID-19) within the campus community and beyond. Gathering pertinent health information is essential to the well-being of the campus community.
If you believe you have been exposed and are experiencing symptoms including a fever, a cough or are having shortness of breath or difficulty breathing:
Symptoms of COVID-19 include fever, cough, difficulty breathing and/or shortness of breath. Most people who become infected experience mild illness and recover, but it can be more severe for others. Steps to protect yourself (and those considered at higher risk) from COVID-19 include:
The CDC continues to encourage everyone to take some simple steps to protect themselves, and that includes “social distancing.” This means doing your best to stay out of crowded public places where close contact with others may occur, avoiding mass gatherings, and maintaining distance (approximately 6 feet) from others when possible.
There is currently no vaccine for COVID-19. The best way to prevent infection is to practice prevention strategies described above and avoid being exposed.
The rapidly evolving situation, including pressures due to working and studying remotely, may cause stress and anxiety.
The CU Denver Student and Community Counseling Center is providing remote, online counseling services. Mental health services will be available via telehealth/online video calls from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Call 303-315-7270 for additional information.
You can also talk to a medical professional or counselor at the Health Center at Auraria, Call 303-615-9999 and indicate that you would like to schedule a “Coronavirus Consultation.” There will be no charge.