Dear EGSC students,
Congratulations on a great start to fall semester! Starting any new academic year is a challenge. This year, however, you have faced unprecedented challenges due to COVID-19. Thanks for accepting the additional responsibilities placed upon you to socially distance, wear appropriate face coverings and attend classes in new ways.
I have written to you recently about one additional responsibility: EGSC's new COVID-19 Self-Reporting form and procedures.
As you know, a link to this form is located prominently in the bright yellow bar at the top of the college’s home page www.ega.edu:
This form should be used if you now test positive for COVID-19, are now beginning to experience COVID-19 symptoms, or are now directly exposed to someone who has COVID-19. If any of these things happen now, please don’t wait. Fill out the online form right away. A college representative will call you shortly to discuss. All information disclosed by you will remain confidential.
Why fill out this form? It is part of our shared responsibility to keep our entire college community healthy and safe. For example, all of us have heard over and over that it is possible to transmit COVID-19 to someone else (perhaps a roommate, one of your professors, an EGSC staff member, or a member of your family) even though you don’t show signs of COVID-19 (i.e., you are asymptomatic). Using this quick form will enable you and the college to reduce risks to others.
Thanks, Bobcats, for all you are doing to keep our entire Bobcat family healthy and safe. You are appreciated.
East Georgia State College