Fall 2021

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Recent News

Everyone visiting campus must wear face coverings when indoors and follow campus COVID-19 health and safety requirements. Outdoor campus spaces are open to the public and face coverings are optional. People experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 should not to come to campus.

Ann Becker and Jeffrey Hescock, co-directors of the Public Health Promotion Center, write that they are encouraged by the trends of the last week.

The Public Health Promotion Center (PHPC) is closely monitoring COVID-19 test results. We are encouraging the community to test, and the number of tests this past week more than doubled to 8,836. We also experienced a rise in positive results to 371. These numbers are concerning, and they should also be placed in the appropriate public health context.

Ann Becker amd Jeffrey Hescock, co-directors of the Public Health Promotion Center, update the campus about an increase in COVID-19 cases mostly among vaccinated off-campus student. All cases have been of short duration resulting in mild-to-moderate illness and no hospitalizations.