SHS over-counted COVID-19 cases on campus during the spring surge

TCCS confirmed this week that SHS over-reported the number of COVID-19 cases at the 5Cs in recent weeks, leading to inconsistent dashboard numbers.

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Students lived alongside infected peers after CMC and Mudd ran out of isolation space

As COVID-19 cases surged to unprecedented levels at the 5Cs throughout April, Claremont McKenna College and Harvey Mudd College quickly found themselves in a complicated position: they didn’t have enough isolation space for everyone who tested positive.

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Exempted and exposed: What to do when you can’t take a PCR test?

The recent spike in COVID-19 cases at the 5Cs exposures has meant exposure to positive individuals has also likely increased. With students who’ve tested positive exempt from PCR testing during the 90 day recovery period, what should they do if they’ve been re-exposed?

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SHS implements pooled COVID-19 testing, citing cost and efficiency

This month, some 5C students were puzzled to discover their COVID-19 test results from Student Health Services read “Pnegative,” rather than the formerly reported “negative.” 

The reason for their confusion? SHS began pooled testing on Nov. 1, and results shifted accordingly to reflect the new process in place.

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Student Health Services COVID-19 vaccination clinics now open to all community members 18 years or older

Student Health Services will begin providing COVID-19 vaccines to all members of the Claremont community 18 years of age or older April 16.

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