This web page will be regularly updated with information as it relates to COVID-19 and the Rose State College campus community. For further information as it relates to COVID-19, please refer to the Oklahoma County Health Department and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (“CDC”).
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. People with these symptoms may have COVID-19:
- Fever or chills
- Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
- Muscle of body aches
- New loss of taste or smell
- Congestion or runny nose
- Nausea or vomiting
What you can do
Get Vaccinated: Vaccinations are key to building community defense against COVID-19. COVID-19 vaccines are safe, effective, and free. Once you have been fully vaccinated, you can participate in many of the activities that you did prior to the pandemic. For more information on where you can get a COVID-19 vaccination, please visit vaccinate.oklahoma.gov.
Wear a Mask: Rose State College recommends that all members of the campus community wear a mask when indoors, regardless of vaccination status. In accordance with SB 658, Rose State College does not mandate or require masks as a condition to receive service.
Get Tested: If you believe that you have been exposed to COVID-19 or exhibiting symptoms, please schedule a COVID-19 test. Testing should be scheduled 3-5 days after exposure. A list of testing locations can be found on the Oklahoma State Department of Health website.
Receive Counseling: Rose State College realizes that this may be a time of increased stress for our students, faculty, and staff. Students, faculty, and staff can now engage the support of campus counselors while you safely remain in your home! Rose State College now has a new platform while allows us to conduct free confidential counseling sessions – please call (405) 733-7373 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange your first session with a Rose State College counselor.
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