category: Advisory

Coronavirus Information: October 9 Status Update

Current Status

As of Friday afternoon, October 9, Gardner-Webb has no (zero) confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 on campus.

We have one residential undergraduate student who has tested positive and is in isolation at home.

There are 14 students in quarantine/isolation on campus. Some are showing mild symptoms. Some are waiting to be tested or have been tested and are waiting on their test results. Some are asymptomatic and waiting for their 14-day quarantine to end. We have eight residential undergraduate students who are in quarantine off campus.

We have no (zero) commuter/graduate students who have positive for COVID. We have six commuter/graduate students in quarantine at home waiting to be tested or have been tested and are waiting on their results.

We currently have three positive cases of COVID-19 among our faculty and staff.

We have four staff/faculty who are quarantined at home waiting for quarantine to end, waiting to be tested, or who have been tested and are waiting on their test results.   

Notification Process

As a reminder to faculty and staff, individuals with actual or potential exposure to COVID-19 should notify their supervisor immediately, and their supervisor will then notify David Wacaster (704.406.3235), Barry Lane (704.406.2266) and Human Resources—Scott White (704.406.4259) or Frances Sizemore (704.406.3502). Faculty may also use [email protected]create new email for any questions or concerns you may have regarding quarantine dates for your students. 

As a reminder if you are a residential undergraduate student who has tested positive or who has had exposure to a positive case of COVID-19, contact Interim Vice President of Student Development Brian Arnoldcreate new email.

If you are a commuter or graduate student who has tested positive or who has had exposure to a positive case of COVID-19, contact the Director of Safety, Barry Lane.create new email

Keep up the good work! Wear your mask, wash your hands and social distance. We are getting through this together!

Stay safe and well, Bulldogs!

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