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Physical Health During COVID-19

From healthy distancing, to wearing a mask, taking care of yourself is more important that ever. By know you have heard about the need to protect yourself and others but, do you know why? The information sheets on this page help clarify commonly asked questions and provide guidance on how to take care of your physical health.

For more information about COVID-19 at Northeastern visit News@Northeastern.

Healthy Distancing

Healthy Distancing

Interacting with friends, peers and faculty is standard in everyday college life. Due to the pandemic these interactions now required the additional consideration of healthy distancing. How do you know if you are within a healthy distance? What is the role of healthy distancing? To learn more check our information sheet.

Face coverings and COVID-19

Face Coverings

Face coverings are required in Massachusetts but do you know why? Questions like this and how to clean your face covering are covered in this helpful information sheet.

Feeling sick? Unsure what to do?

During COVID-19 not feeling so well is more complicated than usual. Learn what to do, if you or a friend are not feeling well. Be sure not to leave your residence hall room or apartment.

What is the difference between quarantine and isolation?

Why do individuals have to quarantine? Who is directed to isolate? How long does it last? These and more questions are answered in the information sheets below.

Individuals who have been exposed to or who have been in close contact* with an individual who was diagnosed with COVID-19 are asked to quarantine.

Individuals are asked to isolate if they: 1) have been diagnosed with COVID-19; 2) have symptoms, have been tested for COVID-19 and are awaiting test results; 3) have been exposed to a person with COVID-19 and have symptoms including cough, fever, shortness of breath, sore throat, headache, body aches, new loss of taste or smell, or new gastrointestinal symptoms.