University of Maine Cooperative Extension COVID-19 Health and Safety Guidance

Effective August 1, 2023:

The University of Maine System’s Together for Maine website is a comprehensive resource for health and safety with updated COVID-19 guidance, safe travel information, communicable disease information, and links to resources such as CDC guidelines for exposure and isolation.

For a current summary of exposure and isolation requirements, please refer to the CDC Isolation & Exposure Guidelines (External Site). The University strongly encourages students and employees to receive all recommended COVID-19 vaccine doses, when eligible, to reduce the severity of the disease.

University of Maine System (UMS) COVID-19 Risk Statement:

The University of Maine System continues to support safety and health in the University community during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic including by encouraging employees, students, and visitors: to stay home if sick; to follow all applicable UMS and public health COVID-19 pandemic guidance and protocols; and, to stay informed about changes and updates in guidance and protocols. The University consistently takes steps in response to changing COVID-19 pandemic circumstances in an attempt to minimize the risk of COVID-19 infections (or the spread of any other communicable illness) in accordance with applicable law, regulation, and guidance provided by health authorities. Despite these efforts, the University cannot guarantee that any person entering University campuses or facilities will not contract COVID-19 or any other communicable disease and any such person must assess and accept the risks of illness or injury for themselves.