COVID-19 Update

Tuesday, April 6, 2021, 1:30 p.m.

Dear Albion Community,

We are sharing an update of current active COVID-19 cases on campus. Please note that out of caution, we have significant numbers of individuals quarantined due to some of these positives on campus in the fraternities.

We would also like to update our community that per MDHHS and Calhoun County, we have changed our quarantine policy back to a 14 day quarantine policy. Going forward, all close contacts of a positive person will quarantine for 14 days.

Current COVID-19 Data

6 positives in isolation on campus, 10 off campus
1 false positive
Total tests: 11,821 since 1/15/2021
Current positive population rate: 0.8%
National rate
State of Michigan
Total # of cases since 1/15/21 - 65
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.