COVID-19 Self Screening Checklist
Students, faculty, and staff should use this symptoms checklist to determine when to stay at home. Anyone diagnosed with COVID-19 or who is a close contact of a COVID-19 case should not go to classes or campus and should isolate or quarantine according to public health recommendations regardless of current symptoms.
This symptom screen refers only to new symptoms or a change in usual symptoms. An individual should not be kept home for usual symptoms they experience due to a chronic condition unless they are worse than usual.
If you are experiencing any potentially life-threatening symptoms, please call 911.
❏ Feeling feverish, having chills, or temperature 100.4°F or higher
❏ New or unexplained persistent cough
❏ Shortness of breath
❏ Difficulty breathing
❏ Loss of taste or smell
❏ Muscle aches
❏ Sore throat
❏ Nausea or vomiting
❏ Runny nose or congestion
All students and employees are required to report any COVID-19 symptoms, exposures, and/or positive test results to the college immediately.
For Students: If any of the above-mentioned symptoms are present, please stay at home and notify Otero officials using the Otero College COVID-19 Student Self Reporter tool. Call (719) 384-6859 if you have no access to Internet service. Contact a health care provider about COVID-19 testing and next steps for treatment.
For Employees: If any of the above-mentioned symptoms are present, please stay at home and notify your supervisor and Otero Human Resources Office using the Otero College COVID-19 Employee Reporter tool. Otero officials will work in cooperation with the Otero County Health Department to determine when it is appropriate to return to campus. Contact a health care provider about COVID-19 testing and next steps for treatment.