Health & Safety
UACCB Health & Safety
UACCB follows the current guidance provided by the Arkansas Department of Health.
General quarantine guidelines:
For people positive with COVID-19:
• Isolate for 10 days
• Isolation means;
o Remain at home and avoid all public activities. This means do not go to work, church, school, stores (including grocery stores), nor any public events or places.
o Do not have visitors in your home.
o If you live in a home with other people, stay in a separate room. If that is not possible, wear a face mask when you are in the same room as others and stay at least 6 feet away rom the (i.e. practice social distancing even in your home).
A person diagnosed with COVID-19, can return to campus after 10 days have passed since their symptoms began or their test date. And they have not had a fever of 100.4° F or higher for at least 24 hours without the use of fever-reducing medicine. The health department conducts contact tracing and will provide information that states a specific date that isolation can end.
Quarantine guidelines for fully vaccinated people:
What to do if you must isolate or quarantine:
1. Notify your instructors immediately. Coursework is the student’s responsibility even while isolated or in quarantine.
2. Contact Ms. Jodie Hightower, Assistant to the Chancellor and COVID case point of contact:
870.612.2016 – call or text
At-Home Tests are available at the Independence County Health Unit located at 120 Weaver Ave, Batesville, Ark. 72501.
Their phone numbe is 870.793.8847.
Guidance for using at-home tests and additional locations to receive tests is located HERE.
Campus COVID Point of Contact
Assistant to the Chancellor
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