BinaxNow Antigen Testing – is a rapid COVID-19 test with results available within 15 minutes of the test being administered. Spring Hill will use the rapid antigen tests in athletics, student life and other high-transmission activities to monitor any community transmission.
Symptomatic Testing – students experiencing symptoms can be tested at Greater Mobile Urgent Care, Old Shell location. Spring Hill College will assist students in covering any co-pay or COVID-related testing cost. Please present your Spring Hill College student ID in the clinic when you arrive.
COVID-19 Vaccine and Booster Shots – The College encourages all staff, faculty and students to become fully vaccinated and receive a COVID-19 booster shot as a protection against COVID-19. Visit www.vaccine.gov to locate a vaccination or booster site. For additional information on booster shot eligibility and information, please visit the CDC website for booster shot information.
Spring Hill College understands that it is likely that transmission and presence of the virus in our college community will continue at times into the 2021-2022 academic year. SHC has developed protocols for contact tracing and quarantine to help those who have contracted the virus and assist those who may be exposed to the virus.
If you receive a positive COVID-19 test:
If you have been exposed as a close contact to someone who tested positive for COVID-19:
If you have received a booster shot OR completed the vaccination process with the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines in the past 5 months OR completed the vaccination process with Johnson and Johnson in the past 2 months, take the following actions:
If you completed the vaccination process with the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines over 5 months ago OR completed the vaccination process with Johnson and Johnson over 2 months ago, OR are unvaccinated, take the following actions:
The guidance from the CDC is changing quickly in light of the new Omicron variant. SHC will communicate updated protocols should the guidance from the CDC or ADPH change.
Close Contact is defined as the following: