Frequently Asked Questions About COVID-19
Symptoms of COVID-19
People with COVID-19 have had a wide range of symptoms reported – ranging from mild symptoms to severe illness. Symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus. Anyone can have mild to severe symptoms. People with these symptoms may have COVID-19:
- Fever or chills
- Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
- Muscle or body aches
- New loss of taste or smell
- Sore throat
- Congestion or runny nose
- Nausea or vomiting
This list does not include all possible symptoms. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will continue to update this list as we learn more about COVID-19. Older adults and people who have severe underlying medical conditions like heart or lung disease or diabetes seem to be at higher risk for developing more serious complications from COVID-19 illness. More information on the CDC site.
I feel sick and think I may have COVID, what do I do?
Complete the COVID Screening form at https://form.jotform.com/201756514356052.
We strongly recommend contacting your physician or going to a location such as CVS or another pharmacy to get tested for COVID.
What will happen with my classes if I need to quarantine or isolate for COVID?
It is important that you complete the screening form at https://form.jotform.com/201756514356052. and make instructors aware that you are unable to come to class. You will need to coordinate with instructors to come up with a plan to continue coursework. Most programs will have specific attendance/clinical/ practicum/lab requirements for which you will still be required to complete. Your communication with instructors is essential.
If I live in the dorms and get COVID, what are my options?
Residents who exhibit symptoms or test positive for COVID throughout the year will be asked either to return to their permanent address or to remain in their assigned rooms for a quarantine period.
If I live in the dorms and need to quarantine because of COVID, will I be able to move into my own room for the quarantine period?
We cannot guarantee an individual room for quarantine/isolation in cases of close contact or COVID infection. With this regard, roommates, if close contacts, may have to quarantine, as well.
If I have been in close contact to someone who has COVID, but I’ve been vaccinated, will I need to quarantine?
For any specific questions or concerns regarding the actions you should take, complete the COVID Screening form at https://form.jotform.com/201756514356052. Navarro College will be monitoring the most up-to-date CDC recommendations regarding protocols for those vaccinated and unvaccinated. We will be able to assist with these concerns based on your specific circumstance.
I have an illness that is not COVID related, what should I do?
Review your course syllabus for the absence policy and contact your instructor to coordinate a plan.
I am feeling sick, but I do not know if it is COVID related. What should I do?
We strongly recommend contacting your physician or going to a location such as CVS or a pharmacy to get tested for COVID. Currently, locations such as CVS and Walgreens offer free COVID testing when you sign-up online.
QUESTIONS ABOUT COVID-19?
If you have questions about NC’s reponse to COVID-19 that are not answered on this page or covered in our frequently asked questions, please submit them through this form, and we will get back to you as soon as possible. Please note, that we’re not in a position to answer scientific questions about the virus. Please visit the Centers for Disease Control for those questions.