Health, Wellness and Prevention

Boise State continues to follow the guidance of federal, state and local authorities when making decisions surrounding the response to COVID-19.

The US Centers for Disease Control (CDC) established a website for up-to-date information on the 2019 Coronavirus and they maintain a Travel Health Notices website where you can follow current health recommendations regarding world travel.

If you have specific medical questions about coronavirus and your health, you can contact University Health Services at (208) 426-1459 or

Boise State Guidance on Social Distancing and Self-Isolation

Consistent with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommendations for travelers returning to the United States from Level 3 countries, Boise State is requiring a 14-day self-isolation period for travelers from CDC Level 3 countries before they return to campus.

Guidance for home self-isolation if you test positive for COVID-19

Stay home except to get medical care and follow the recommended additional procedures if you test positive for COVID-19.

Caring for a household member with COVID-19

Caregivers and individuals in close contact (within 6 feet) with a sick person should monitor their own health and practice social distancing at all times. They should call a healthcare provider right away if they develop symptoms suggestive of COVID-19 (e.g., fever, cough, shortness of breath) as well as follow the additional guidelines when caring for a household member with COVID-19.