Reopening Phase 3

Began June 8, 2020. 

Prerequisites for advancing to phase 3

  1. State of Kansas continues to lift "safer at home" orders.

  2. Local indicators of infection spread show stable or decreasing community transmission.

  3. Clusters of cases are promptly identified, contained and do not spread to the community.

  4. Health care and public health systems can cope with the volume of current and potential cases.

Criteria in Phase 3

Strict social distancing in effect
  • Social distancing remains necessary.  Please continue to follow CDC guidelines

    • Maintaining at least six-foot social distancing from every other person present at a location.

    • Washing hands with soap and water for at least twenty seconds as frequently as possible, or using hand sanitizer.

    • Covering coughs or sneezes — cough into the sleeve or elbow, not into the hands.

    • Regularly cleaning high-touch surfaces.

    • Avoid shaking hands.
Mass gatherings are limited to 10 or fewer individuals
  • Mass gatherings are limited to 45 or fewer individuals.

  • High-risk individuals restrict activities as much as possible.

  • Individuals are required to wear a mask when they cannot maintain 6 feet of social distance and/or there is a legitimate health and safety reason to require face coverings.
  • All employees who will return to campus will need to complete the EHS training.
Mass gatherings are limited to 10 or fewer individuals
  • Employees are encouraged to work remotely as much as possible.

  • Individuals who test positive for COVID-19 must remain in isolation for at least 10 days from symptom onset or until free from fever for 72 hours, whichever is longer — or follow current public health officer's guidance.

  • Individuals awaiting test results must remain in isolation.

  • Individuals who have close contact with confirmed cases must remain in quarantine for 14 days.