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Students move back to campus amid coronavirus pandemic.

Fort Myers News-Press

Adayshia Roman and Steven Gutierrez snuck in some resistance training Tuesday before their afternoon classes at Florida Gulf Coast University.

But before the students could break a sweat, they had to show proof they filled out a health screening app that is part of the Fort Myers-based school’s COVID-19 health protocols.

What staff behind the counter were looking for: a bright green checkmark.

The symbol, which is accompanied by a name, date and time of completion, indicates a student has self-reported they are in good health and haven’t been around anyone who has been exposed to or tested positive for the COVID-19 virus.

Florida Gulf Coast University senior Andrew Bearce shows his green checkmark at the University Recreation and Wellness Center at FGCU in Estero on Thursday, September 22, 2020.

Florida Gulf Coast University senior Andrew Bearce shows his green checkmark at the University Recreation and Wellness Center at FGCU in Estero on Thursday, September 22, 2020. (Photo: Alex Driehaus/Naples Daily News/USA TODAY – FLORIDA