COVID-19 status update

Message sent September 21, 2020

Dean Julie Ramsey informs the community of the current COVID-19 status on campus as of Sunday, September 20, 2020.

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. You’ll notice that we are including new information in the status update based on feedback we have received. We hope you find this information helpful.

Current status as of 2:00 PM, Sunday, September 20, 2020

Category Details

Students tested as of 9/18/2020


Students tested who were negative as of 9/18/2020


*Students tested who were positive as of 9/18/2020


**Total number of employees who testedpositive as of 9/18/2020


*The students who have tested positive are in isolation and contact tracing process has been completed.

**Employees are required to alert Human Resources if they have tested positive for COVID-19.

Campus status as of Sunday, September 20, 2020

Category Details

Current alert level


Number of students now in isolation on campus


Number of students now in quarantine on campus


Adams County information

PA Department of Health

WellSpan Hospital

Cumulative student tests and results since 8/5/2020

Category Details

Total number of students who have been tested since 8/5/2020


Total number of students whose tests werenegative since 8/5/2020


*Grand total number of students who had apositive test since 8/5/2020


*This number includes 6 students whose tests were initially reported as positive but had recovered from COVID-19; the very sensitive tests the College is using detected leftover viral fragments that are not infectious. This number also includes tests and results from the current week’s report.

For questions

If you have questions regarding this information, please email

Dean Julie L. Ramsey, Ed.D.
Vice President for College Life and Dean of Students