COVID-19

Frequently Asked Questions

In the event of the any of the following:

-Tested positive for COVID-19.
-Been exposed to someone who has tested positive for the virus, or
-Had a student or colleague report a COVID-19 exposure or positive. 

Please send an email to covid@harford.edu. The information provided will be kept private and confidential, and used only by the College's COVID-19 Response Team.
This action will prompt students and employees who may have been in classes with or in the vicinity of the infected individual to be notified of the potential exposure.
 
The College recommends and follows current CDC guidelines for risk regarding exposure and building maintenance.

In the event that you were potentially exposed to COVID-19, you will receive an email from the COVID-19 Response Team. The email will contain guidance and further communication on next steps to take to ensure your health and safety and those who you may have been in contact with.

In order to avoid miscommunication, undue concern, and to respect health-related privacy please refrain from sending out any information about suspected or actual COVID occurrences except to covid@harford.edu

Yes. Effective, August 16, 2021, due to the rising county positivity rates and emerging Delta variant, all employees, students, and visitors must wear a mask over your mouth and nose while indoors.

Students may apply for an accommodation by contacting Disability and Student Intervention Services

Faculty may remove their mask to during instruction/lecturing in the classroom as long as they remain physically distant (3 feet or greater) from students in order to allow clear communication.

Masks should be worn when approaching and/or interacting with students and other faculty and staff members.

Yes, you may remove your mask briefly to eat and drink.

No. The College will not require a COVID-19 vaccination as a condition for returning to campus—for students or employees.

The College has installed administrative and engineering controls to enforce social distancing (i.e., Plexiglas barriers, furniture reconfiguration) as well as floor and wall signage to enforce social distancing, mask-wearing, and handwashing.

Measures have been taken to increase the level of fresh air that is circulated in campus buildings. 

In the event that someone who has been on campus later tests positive for COVID-19, CDC-approved contact tracing methods will be used to inform those who may have come in contact with the individual.

Throughout the day, common-use areas will be wiped down by the College's housekeeping staff. 

Yes. Athletics will return to the field and courts for the Fall semester. All student athletes will adhere to NJCAA, Region XX, and College safety protocols and recommendations. Up to date safety protocols will be posted to the Harford Athletics in the COVID link.