Positive COVID-19 case reported on campus 12-23-20
Dec 23, 2020
Aloha Windward CC community,
A member of the Windward CC community has tested positive for COVID-19
and is currently in isolation. The contact tracing process is underway
and has identified two potential close contacts, who are now in
quarantine. The Hawaiʻi Department of Health (DOH) has been notified.
The individual does not participate in in-person courses, was last on
campus on Monday, December 21, before showing symptoms, and notified
the campus this evening that they received a positive test result.
Two rooms on campus that were possibly impacted are now closed and
will be cleaned and disinfected, as recommended by the Centers for
Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and university COVID-19
Anyone who tests positive for COVID-19 is not allowed to return to
campus until they are cleared by a medical provider consistent with
the standards of DOH and the CDC. No further details can be shared as
the privacy of the individuals involved must be respected. The campus
is following all privacy and confidentiality laws, including the
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and the
Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).
Report all positive and suspected cases of COVID-19 to Kelli Brandvold
at email@example.com or (808) 235-7403. The information will be kept
confidential. Information on reported positive cases on UH campuses
can be found at http://go.hawaii.edu/xy3.
Please remember to follow campus COVID-19 guidelines including staying
home when you are sick and using the daily health check-in app
LumiSight UH before coming to campus. When on campus, wear a face
covering, practice safe physical distancing, and wash your hands
Mahalo for your vigilance,
Windward Community College