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The information below represents Winston-Salem State University’s faculty, staff, and students who meet at least one of the following conditions:

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  • were diagnosed with a confirmed case of COVID-19 through testing
  • were present on campus within the two weeks prior to testing positive, and could have presented a risk of exposure to other members of the university community
  • remote faculty, staff, and students that have tested positive

All persons determined to have exposure risk related to a confirmed case are formally contacted individually and provided information on the appropriate next steps. 

Please note: Remote faculty, staff, and students are included in the case count, but pose no threat to campus. Reporting requirements indicate these numbers must be included in the university’s case count. Those Individuals who are sick are advised to remain in isolation, receive proper medical care, and directed on appropriate next steps.

This information is based on cases self-reported to the university and cases that have been verified by Student Health Services.


DASHBOARD DATA

The data is updated every weekday at 5 p.m. Monday totals include positive cases from Saturday and Sunday. WSSU may add additional data and detail to this dashboard as the semester progresses.

 


Please note: Remote faculty, staff, and students are included in the case count, but pose no threat to campus. Reporting requirements indicate these numbers must be included in the university’s case count.

*The data presented here are the presumed positive and lab-confirmed positive cases that were reported via self-report, diagnostic testing, or through local health officials within the past 24 hours and may or may not be located on campus. Monday totals include positive cases from Saturday and Sunday.


PRIVACY STATEMENT

To protect individuals’ private health information, WSSU will not identify students or employees diagnosed with COVID-19. Additionally, as required, the University follows confidentiality guidelines and directives set forth in the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) and Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA).

WSSU is working closely with Student Health Services and the Forsyth County Department of Public Health officials to ensure notifications are made quickly to those who may have come in contact with individuals who tested positive for COVID-19 so they can be directed as to their next steps. We are grateful for the health department’s partnership and expertise in this situation.