COVID-19 status update

Message sent on November 23, 2020

Dean Julie Ramsey informs the community of the current COVID-19 status on campus as of Monday, November 23, 2020.

Dear campus community:

I’m writing today to update you on our campus’s current COVID-19 status. This weekly update is also available on the website.

During winter break, the College will be available to test symptomatic students who remain on campus. This will be the final status update for the fall semester.

Current status as of 3 p.m., Friday, November 20, 2020

Category Details
Students tested as of 11/20/2020 760
Students tested who were negative as of 11/20/2020 752
* Students tested who were positive as of 11/20/2020 8
** Total number of employees who tested positive as of 11/20/2020 3

* The students who 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 3 p.m., Friday, November 20, 2020

Category Details
Current alert level


Number of students now in isolation on campus 7
Number of students now in quarantine on campus 21
Adams County information PA Department of Health, WellSpan Hospital

Cumulative student tests and results since August 5, 2020

Category Details
Total number of students who have been tested since 8/5/2020 14,350
Total number of students whose tests were negative since 8/5/2020 14,240
* Grand total number of students who had a positive test since 8/5/2020 110

* 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