Western Atlantic University School of Medicine (WAUSM) is committed to utilizing health standards and measures as set forth by the US Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the Bahamian Government, and WAUSM administration, to provide a safe living, learning, and work environment for all of our medical school constituents.
Success in keeping the WAUSM community safe and healthy is our collective responsibility. Each individual must do their part to minimize potential exposure to the virus for the good of all.
Frequently Asked Questions
All members of the WAUSM medical school community, including faculty, staff, students, visitors, etc., will be required to be fully immunized against Covid-19 prior to their arrival on the Freeport Campus or any of WAUSM’s healthcare partners in the US (except in the case of documented health conditions that preclude vaccination). Students will be required to provide proof of the required doses of the Covid-19 vaccine (depending on which vaccine was administered).
If an individual tests positive for COVID-19, they will be quarantined in a designated quarantine space for a minimum of 14 days. Additionally, the infected person(s) must present two negative COVID-19 tests before being removed from the WAUSM quarantine list. Roommates/apartment mates will also be subject to a 14-day quarantine.
Western Atlantic University School of Medicine’s visitor policy will dovetail with the Bahamian Government policy for visitors.
Western Atlantic University School of Medicine’s plans and protocols are subject to change in response to evolving guidance from US and Bahamian health officials. We will continue to update this page regularly and encourage you to check back often for the most up-to-date information.