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College students head back to class at three Jacksonville campuses

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – On campus classes are starting again at University of North Florida, Jacksonville University, and Edward Waters College this morning. All three schools have COVID-19 plans in place.

UNF is requiring masks at all times for students, including outdoors. University officials are also requiring students use a daily self-screening tool.

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At Jacksonville University, students and staff are sticking to three commonly cited guidelines to prevent the potential spread of coronavirus.

  • Keep 6 feet of physical distance between yourself and others
  • Wear face coverings
  • Wash your hands frequently

Ed Waters College established protocols for students living on campus who test positive for the virus. A coronavirus-positive student will be moved to an isolated housing unit and will be helped with contact tracing efforts to notify others who had been in contact with the person.


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