Mayville State University is committed to providing a healthy environment for all stakeholders. Our faculty, staff, and students are our most important assets. To this end the University will continue to remain focused on providing meaningful teaching, learning, and working experiences for everyone. The status of COVID-19 situation is very fluid. Please know that this evolving situation is being closely monitored. Safety practices are subject to change as needed. 

Click the links to the right to access the information listed there.

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See Governor Burgum's Covid-19 Press Conference from 8-31-21 here. This gives an update on vaccination rates, the Delta variants impact on our hospitalizations and an update from hospital officials across the state.

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Symptom Checker

The purpose of this survey is to help you make decisions about seeking medical care. It is NOT intended for the diagnosis or treatment of diseases such as COVID-19. Individuals should contact their medical provider if they have questions or concerns about the symptoms they are experiencing. Additionally, this survey may assist the ND Department of Health in identifying close contacts during our contact tracing process if an individual tests positive for COVID-19.

Click here to access the survey.

Individuals with symptoms should be tested for COVID-19.

Symptoms include:

    • Fever (100.4 degrees Fahrenheit or higher)
    • Feeling feverish
    • Sore throat
    • New/worsening uncontrolled cough
    • Difficulty breathing
    • Vomiting
    • Diarrhea
    • Abdominal pain
    • Loss of taste and/or smell

Individuals may contact their local health care provider or MSU COVID-19 Liaison Amanda Jordan should any COVID-19-related symptoms occur.

Report symptoms to Mayville State's COVID-19 liaison by clicking here.

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What if public health officials determine that you are a close contact to a positive COVID-19 case?

If you have been identified as a close contact to a COVID-19 case through the Department of Health contact tracing process, public health officials will get in touch with you. You are encouraged to answer your phone and to be courteous, cooperative, and truthful.

Click here for CDC information about when to quarantine.

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Tips for COVID-19 Prevention

You are encouraged to stay healthy through these preventive practices:

  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, especially after you have been in a public place, or after blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing.
  • Avoid close contact inside your home: Avoid close contact with people who are sick. Avoid close contact outside your home: Put six feet of distance between yourself and people who don’t live in your household.
  • Cover your mouth and nose with a cloth face cover when around others.
  • Always cover your mouth and nose with a tissue when you cough or sneeze or use the inside of your elbow and do not spit.
  • Clean AND disinfect frequently touched surfaces daily. This includes tables, doorknobs, light switches, countertops, handles, desks, phones, keyboards, toilets, faucets, and sinks.
  • Monitor your health daily. Be alert for symptoms. Watch for fever, cough, shortness of breath, or other symptoms of COVID-19.

See more COVID-19 prevention tips, including tips related to travel.

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MSU Child Development Programs COVID-19 Health and Safety Plan

The safety and well-being of enrolled children and their families, as well as staff and the communities served, are always a top priority for Mayville State University Child Development Programs. The COVID-19 Health and Safety Plan (link below) was updated in May of 2021.

Download the CDP COVID-19 Health and Safety Plan.