Health and Safety

In accordance with the latest medical and public health guidance, we are taking numerous precautions to reduce the risks to our community posed by COVID-19.

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Holy Cross Vaccine Information

All Holy Cross students, faculty and staff, except for those who have asked for and been granted an exemption, must be vaccinated before returning to campus in fall or for summer activities.

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The College is requiring testing twice per week for any student who is accessing campus in any way and for certain faculty and staff members.

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Universal Mask Policy

Anyone who enters the Holy Cross campus must wear a mask that covers the nose and mouth at all times, both indoors and outdoors.

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Contact Tracing

Contact tracing is the process by which health officials identify, evaluate, and monitor close contacts of patients with confirmed and probable COVID-19

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Isolation and Quarantine

The purpose of isolation and quarantine is to reduce your exposure to others while you are or may be contagious.

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Positive Cases on Campus

Anyone who receives a positive case must isolate for the designated isolation period, which will be 10 days at a minimum and may be more depending upon their signs and symptoms.

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Cleaning and Disinfecting Protocols

The College has implemented strategies to enhance cleaning and disinfection processes, all of which are necessary components in promoting health and limiting the spread of COVID-19.