Infection Control and Exposure Prevention

What to Do if You Are Sick

Do not come to your clinical experience if you have the following:

  • Vomiting or diarrhea
  • Temperature of 100.4 or more
  • Acute febrile respiratory infection with uncontrolled secretions
  • Cough, runny nose, or sneezing; sore throat; body aches; and fatigue
  • "Pink eye"/conjunctivitis
  • Draining skin lesion
  • Undiagnosed rash
  • Sore throat and or/swollen glands in the neck

If you develop symptoms while at Swedish notify your instructor, report to the RN and leave the medical center.


Potential exposure/symptoms

Email if you think you had an exposure to COVID-19 or if you are experiencing COVID-19 related symptoms.

  • After submitting your email, you will receive an autoreply from with instructions on next steps.
  • Do not return to clinical until has cleared you to return and a copy of that email has been sent to

For further assistance, questions, or concerns, please visit our Contact Information page.