This is the resource and information site for the University of Michigan-Flint community regarding the COVID-19 virus. As this public health issue continues to impact the campus, the University is dedicated to keeping all students, faculty, staff, and the community updated with the latest information on a wide variety of topics including helpful FAQs.
UM-Flint Reporting COVID-19 Like Illness Fact Sheet
The University of Michigan-Flint aims to deliver its mission while protecting the health and safety of our faculty, staff and students and minimizing the potential spread of disease within our community. Please follow these steps if you are experiencing ANY of the following:
- COVID-19 symptomatic
- 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; Diarrhea
- Asymptomatic but were exposed to someone who tested positive (within 6’ for greater than 10 minutes)
- Tested positive for COVID-19
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Third-Party Reporting of a Student Illness
If a student reports to a faculty or staff member they are COVID-19 symptomatic, asymptomatic but were exposed to someone who tested positive (within 6’ for greater than 10 minutes) or you have tested positive for COVID-19 please follow these steps.
- Instruct the student to stay home and not come to campus;
- Advise the student to contact their health care provider and get tested;
- Advise the student to self-monitor symptoms;
- Self-isolate for 14 days if advised by a healthcare provider;
- File a Student COVID-19 Illness Reporting Form at umflint.edu/covid-19 report with the Office of the Dean of Students;
- Consider academic accommodations for course work.
- Student employees should be connected with Suzi Bye (firstname.lastname@example.org) in Human Resources for reporting requirements.
A case manager from the School of Public Health will be assigned to students for follow-up, support and information regarding resources. The case manager will assist with contact tracing and provide ongoing outreach for 14 days regarding test results, communication with faculty, resources and support.
Faculty, staff and student employees will receive follow-up, support and information regarding resources from Human Resources and Environmental Health Services in coordination with University of Michigan - Ann Arbor Work Connections.
Return to Campus
In order to return to campus please follow the procedures outlined below based on your affiliation with the University of Michigan-Flint
Faculty, Staff, & Student Employees
Employees are not allowed to work on campus until written documentation is provided through Human Resources (HR), working in conjunction with Occupational Health Services (OHS) in Ann Arbor.
Employees are allowed to work remotely if approved by HR and OHS, and overall supervisor approval.
Students will be required to follow the most current health guidelines from the Genesee County Health Department as informed by the CDC before returning to campus.
Students must submit written documentation from a healthcare provider or local county Health Department to the Office of the Dean of Students.
Residential students will be instructed by Housing & Residential Life about their return to the residence hall
If you think you have been exposed to the COVID-19 virus, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services has useful information on what you can do.
It is important to remember, if you do become ill, please stay home and rest.
This site will be updated as additional guidance becomes available.