Dean Julie Ramsey informs the community of the current COVID-19 status on campus, and includes reminders about the de-densification plan and adjustments to the all-student quarantine.
Dear campus community:
I’m writing today to update you on our campus’s current COVID-19 status. As described in our return to campus plans, this weekly update will be made available via email and on the website every Monday and will outline our current status determined by our alert level, and any changes that are being made to campus operations given this information. If there is a sudden increase in cases that occurs between these updates, an emergency notification will be sent by the Department of Public Safety.
Current status as of 11:00 a.m., Saturday, September 5, 2020:
|Total number of students tested since 8/30/2020||896|
|Number of students whose tests are negative since 8/30/2020||864|
|Number of students whose tests were positive since 8/30/2020||32|
|Number of employees working on campus who tested positive since 8/30/2020||3 *|
|Current alert level||High Alert|
|Adams County information||PA Department of Health, WellSpan Hospital|
* Employees are required to inform HR of positive COVID-19 tests.
The students who have tested positive are in isolation and contact tracing process has been completed.
- The college announced last week a decision to de-densify the student population. More information can be found on the Better Together website.
- Based on an assessment of the situation as the campus de-densifies, the all-student quarantine has been adjusted.
If you have questions regarding this information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. Additionally, the phone bank will be open from 9am-3pm today, Monday, September 7. Please call 717.337.8800 if you have any questions regarding the information. Please do not call the Health Center with questions about this information.
Dean Julie L. Ramsey, Ed.D.
Vice President for College Life and Dean of Students