COVID-19 Testing Updates

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Last updated: Thursday, April 15, 2021

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 % Student Positive Tests% Essential Staff Positive Tests% Non-Essential Staff Positive Tests% Faculty Positive TestsAvailability of Hospital ServicesAvailability of Isolation HousingAvailability of Waste Testing Results
High & Increasing              
High & Level              
High & Decreasing            X  
Medium & Increasing  X            
Medium & Level              X
Medium & Decreasing              
Low & Increasing              
Low & Level              
Low & Decreasing    X  X  X  X    

We are monitoring a variety of metrics to understand the spread of COVID-19 on campus and in Albion. These metrics are plotted on the dashboard in real-time and are reflective of the risk indicated by the key below.

Low Risk Medium-Low Risk Medium-High Risk High Risk
  • % Student Positive Tests: Low and Level (Low Risk)
  • % Essential Staff Positive Tests: Low and Decreasing (Low Risk)
  • % Non-Essential Staff Positive Tests: Low and Decreasing (Low Risk)
  • % Faculty Positive Tests: Low and Decreasing (Low Risk)
  • Availability of Hospital Services: High and Decreasing (Medium Risk)
  • Availability of Isolation Housing: High and Level (Medium Risk)
  • Availability of Waste Testing Results: Medium and Level (Medium-Low Risk)

Current COVID-19 Data
17 positives in isolation on campus, 18 off campus
1 false positive
Total tests: 13,790 since 1/15/2021
Current positive population rate: 1.75%
Total # of cases since 1/15/21 - 105
Risk level: Medium

During the semester, we test wastewater out of residence halls (Wesley, Mitchell, Seaton, Fraternities) every 2-3 days.

Currently in quarantine: 84 Currently in isolation: 35 Completed quarantine: 188 Currently in quarantine awaiting contact tracing: 0

COVID-19 Update

Thursday, April 15, 2021, 3 p.m.

Dear Albion Community,

We are sharing an update of current active COVID-19 cases on campus. Please note that a significant number of individuals are in quarantine due to a fraternity being quarantined.

Current COVID-19 Data

17 positives in isolation on campus, 18 off campus
1 false positive
Total tests: 13,790 since 1/15/2021
Current positive population rate: 1.75%
National rate
State of Michigan
Total # of cases since 1/15/21 - 105
Risk level: Medium

Advisories

Our community is advised to take extra precaution.

Self-identification of symptoms is very important. Members of our community have been quick to report symptoms to the COVID-19 office, leading to rapid identification and quarantine of close contacts, thereby protecting the community. 

 

What you can do:

To keep yourself and others safe, members of our community with symptoms should self-quarantine immediately and notify . Immediate reporting of symptoms allows us to stop the spread of COVID-19 across campus. To bring the rate of infection down:

  1. Do not visit other residence halls, apartments or fraternity houses besides your own.
  2. Do not hold or attend unapproved social gatherings in residential spaces.
  3. If you are in quarantine, remain in your room and adhere to all quarantine policies.
  4. Live the commitment we made, the Albion Community Commitment.

Office of the President

For more information, see our Positive Test Response Protocol.

 

Note:
Population percentage = % of population testing positive.

COVID-19 Update

Wednesday, April 14, 2021, 11:30 a.m.

Dear Albion Community,

We are sharing an update of current active COVID-19 cases on campus. Please note that a significant number of individuals are in quarantine due to a fraternity being quarantined.

Current COVID-19 Data

18 positives in isolation on campus, 17 off campus
1 false positive
Total tests: 13,376 since 1/15/2021
Current positive population rate: 1.75%
National rate
State of Michigan
Total # of cases since 1/15/21 - 100
Risk level: Medium

Advisories

Our community is advised to take extra precaution.

Self-identification of symptoms is very important. Members of our community have been quick to report symptoms to the COVID-19 office, leading to rapid identification and quarantine of close contacts, thereby protecting the community.

 

What you can do:

To keep yourself and others safe, members of our community with symptoms should self-quarantine immediately and notify . Immediate reporting of symptoms allows us to stop the spread of COVID-19 across campus. To bring the rate of infection down:

  1. Do not visit other residence halls, apartments or fraternity houses besides your own.
  2. Do not hold or attend unapproved social gatherings in residential spaces.
  3. If you are in quarantine, remain in your room and adhere to all quarantine policies.
  4. Live the commitment we made, the Albion Community Commitment.

Office of the President

For more information, see our Positive Test Response Protocol.

 

Note:
Population percentage = % of population testing positive.

COVID-19 Update

Tuesday, April 13, 2021, 12:50 p.m.

Dear Albion Community,

We are sharing an update of current active COVID-19 cases on campus. Please note that a significant number of individuals are in quarantine due to a fraternity being quarantined.

Current COVID-19 Data

15 positives in isolation on campus, 16 off campus
1 false positive
Total tests: 12,925 since 1/15/2021
Current positive population rate: 1.55%
National rate
State of Michigan
Total # of cases since 1/15/21 - 96
Risk level: Medium

Advisories

Our community is advised to take extra precaution.

Self-identification of symptoms is very important. Members of our community have been quick to report symptoms to the COVID-19 office, leading to rapid identification and quarantine of close contacts, thereby protecting the community.

 

What you can do:

To keep yourself and others safe, members of our community with symptoms should self-quarantine immediately and notify . Immediate reporting of symptoms allows us to stop the spread of COVID-19 across campus. To bring the rate of infection down:

  1. Do not visit other residence halls, apartments or fraternity houses besides your own.
  2. Do not hold or attend unapproved social gatherings in residential spaces.
  3. If you are in quarantine, remain in your room and adhere to all quarantine policies.
  4. Live the commitment we made, the Albion Community Commitment.

Office of the President

For more information, see our Positive Test Response Protocol.

 

Note:
Population percentage = % of population testing positive.

COVID-19 Update

Monday, April 12, 2021, 11:50 a.m.

Dear Albion Community,

We are sharing an update of current active COVID-19 cases on campus.

Current COVID-19 Data

6 positives in isolation on campus, 8 off campus
1 false positive
Total tests: 12,525 since 1/15/2021
Current positive population rate: 0.7%
National rate
State of Michigan
Total # of cases since 1/15/21 - 79
Risk level: Medium

Advisories

Our community is advised to take extra precaution.

Self-identification of symptoms is very important. Members of our community have been quick to report symptoms to the COVID-19 office, leading to rapid identification and quarantine of close contacts, thereby protecting the community.

 

What you can do:

To keep yourself and others safe, members of our community with symptoms should self-quarantine immediately and notify . Immediate reporting of symptoms allows us to stop the spread of COVID-19 across campus. To bring the rate of infection down:

  1. Do not visit other residence halls, apartments or fraternity houses besides your own.
  2. Do not hold or attend unapproved social gatherings in residential spaces.
  3. If you are in quarantine, remain in your room and adhere to all quarantine policies.
  4. Live the commitment we made, the Albion Community Commitment.

Office of the President

For more information, see our Positive Test Response Protocol.

 

Note:
Population percentage = % of population testing positive.

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