What to Do If You Feel Ill

All students, faculty and staff have a responsibility to protect themselves as well as other members of the Harvey Mudd College community. If you are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 or if you have been in contact with a person with a confirmed or suspected diagnosis of COVID-19 in the last 14 days, it is critical that you do not come to campus and that you follow the instructions below.

Symptoms of COVID-19

At this time, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines define COVID-19 symptoms as including one or more of the following:

  • Fever or chills
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • Fatigue
  • Muscle or body aches
  • Headache
  • New loss of taste or smell
  • Sore throat
  • Congestion or runny nose
  • Nausea or vomiting

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.

What to Do