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Students with known or suspected exposure to COVID-19 will be required to participate in University isolation protocols. This may include relocation to isolation housing, returning home for a designated period, alternative methods for food access and/or delivery, participation in tracing protocol, limited access to University facilities, and/or transitioning to alternative course delivery methods.
Based on CDC Guidelines, Yes. you have to get the vaccine regardless of whether you already had a COVID-19 infection.
If you were treated for COVID-19 symptoms with monoclonal antibodies or convalescent plasma, you should wait 90 days before getting a COVID-19 vaccine. Advise your doctor if you are unsure what treatments you received.
All people who get a COVID-19 vaccine should be monitored on-site. People who have had severe allergic reactions or who have had an immediate allergic reaction to a vaccine or injectable therapy should be monitored for at least 30 minutes after getting the vaccine. All other people should be monitored for at least 15 minutes after getting the vaccine.
Suppose you have had an immediate allergic reaction—even if it was not severe—to any ingredient in an mRNA COVID-19 vaccine. In that case, CDC recommends that you should not get either of the currently available mRNA COVID-19 vaccines.
If you had an immediate allergic reaction after getting the first dose of an mRNA COVID-19 vaccine, you should not get the second dose. Your doctor may refer you to a specialist in allergies and immunology to provide more care or advice.