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Summary of COVID-19 fall 2020 executive report

February 24, 2021

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The Winona Campus COVID-19 Management Team composed an executive report for fall 2020 which includes information and data of COVID-19 cases among undergraduate students at the College. Here are a few details worth noting.

COVID-19 testing

Number of Winona Campus students who tested positive: 91

Number of tests administered in the Jay Johnson Wellness Center: 138

Isolation and quarantine

Total number of students who were in isolation:

  • 37 at home or off campus
  • 54 at the Alverna Center

Total of students who were in quarantine (note: some students may have been quarantined more than once):

  • 377 students in quarantine
  • 154 went home
  • 34 were off-campus
  • 27 went to the Alverna Center
  • 162 remained in their on-campus room assignment

Number of meals delivered to students in isolation and quarantine: approximately 6,200


Classroom exposure:

  • We did not see exposures in classrooms.
  • We saw no infections as a result of contact in the classroom.

Most frequent sources of close contact exposure:

  • Athletic teams (likely more related to interactions outside of practices)
  • Performing Arts groups (likely more related to social interactions outside of practices and performances)
  • Students eating together
  • Families or pods of students who lived together
  • Students who traveled in vehicles together
  • Students who traveled home or to other locations

COVID-19 Management Team

The Winona Campus COVID-19 Management Team includes Marisa Naryka, Ed.D., assistant vice president for Student Life; Christina Uribe Nitti, director of Health Services; Alisa Macksey, dean of Student Success and First Generation Initiative; and Jill Collum, head athletic trainer.