TRAVERSE CITY — NMC has learned four students tested positive for COVID-19 who had recently been on NMC’s campuses. NMC Health Services believes the risk is low for widespread exposure from these cases.

Dates, times and locations of possible exposure include:

  • Monday, Aug. 30
    •  9:40 a.m.–Noon, Les Biederman Building room 38
    • Noon–12:30 p.m., West Hall Innovation Center, Hawk Owl Café
    • 1–4 p.m., James Beckett Building room 146/147
  • Wednesday, Sept. 1
    • 1–2:30 p.m., West Hall Innovation Center Room 14
    • 2:30–3 p.m., West Hall Innovation Center, Hawk Owl Café
    • 3:10–5:10 p.m., Fine Arts Building room 135
  • Thursday, Sept. 2
    • 9:40–11:10 a.m., Scholars Hall room 102
    • 10:15 a.m.–12:15 p.m., Parsons-Stulen Building room 155
  • Tuesday, Sept. 7
    • 9:40–11:10 a.m., Scholars Hall room 102

Any individuals who were in those areas during those times are asked to self-monitor for COVID-19 symptoms for 14 days following the potential exposure.

Staying safe and limiting the spread of COVID-19 on NMC’s campuses is a shared responsibility:

NMC’s commitment:

  • Safety protocols include mandatory masks indoors on all campuses. Comprehensive information at nmc.edu/covid-19.
  • Work with county health departments to monitor the spread of COVID-19.
  • Communication with you about cases on our campuses. You can also check the Cases on Campus Dashboard for additional information.

Student /employee responsibilities:

  • Any student who believes they may be positive for COVID-19 should contact NMC Health Services at (231) 995-1255.
  • Any employee who believes they may be positive for COVID-19 should contact NMC Human Resources at (231) 995-1350.
  • Students and employees who may have been exposed to someone with COVID-19 should follow these guidelines. If you have questions you can call Health Services or Human Resources.
  • Take advantage of free, safe, COVID-19 vaccines now widely available for those ages 12 and up. To find a vaccine near you, please visit nmc.edu/vaccines. Vaccinated NMC students are also eligible for a drawing with prizes including free tuition and housing.
  • Testing is available at NMC’s Health Services by appointment and other local agencies can be found here.

 

RELEASE DATE: SEPTEMBER 8, 2021

FOR MORE INFORMATION:

Diana Fairbanks
Associate Vice President of Public Relations, Marketing and Communications
dfairbanks@nmc.edu
(231) 995-1019

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