Texas A&M University-Kingsville

Coronavirus Update

Spring 2022 Protocols


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In accordance with guidance from the Texas A&M University System and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), Texas A&M-Kingsville has revised COVID-19 quarantine/isolation protocol as follows:

Employees and students who have tested positive for COVID-19 can elect to:

  • STAY HOME FOR 5 DAYS
    • If you are not experiencing COVID-19 symptoms or if your symptoms have resolved, you may re-test on-campus with a rapid COVID-19 test on the 6th day.
    • If negative, you may return to campus wearing a well-fitting mask for an additional five days.
  • OR FULL QUARANTINE
    • Stay home for a full 10-day quarantine after administration of a positive test.

Individuals who are unvaccinated or are more than six months out from their second mRNA vaccine dose and have not received a booster and have been exposed to COVID-19 can:

  • STAY HOME FOR 5 DAYS
    • Stay home for five days after exposure and return to work on the 6th day IF you wear a mask to work/campus for five additional days.
  • OR FULL QUARANTINE
    • Stay home for a full 10 days after last exposure.

Individuals who have received a booster shot or completed a second mRNA dose within the last six months and have been exposed to COVID-19, can choose to:

  • WEAR A MASK FOR 10 DAYS
    • Wear a mask to work/campus for 10 days after last exposure.
  • OR FULL QUARANTINE
    • Stay home for a full 10 days after last exposure.

CLOSE-CONTACT EXPOSURE
Contact with a COVID-19 positive individual who was less than six feet away for a cumulative total of 15 minutes or more in a 24-hour period.

RAPID TESTING FOR COVID-19 POSITIVE INDIVIDUALS
On-campus rapid testing will be available for COVID-19 positive individuals seeking to return to campus after five days of quarantine at:

Bishop Hall-Front Desk
1210 W. Santa Gertrudis Ave
Monday – Friday | 10-11 a.m only

Individuals with a valid Texas Driver’s License or state-issued identification should bring it to testing.