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Alert Carolina Emergency Notification: Clusters of COVID-19 cases in Sigma Nu fraternity – UNC Chapell Hill

https://alertcarolina.unc.edu/notifications/2020/08/15/cases-2/

Trainees, professors and staff:

A “cluster”is specified by the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services as 5 or more cases that are deemed close distance in place. Contact tracing has been initiated with direct interaction to anyone identified to have been a close contact with a favorable individual. A close contact is specified as someone who has been within 6 feet of an infected individual for more than 15 minutes when either individual has actually not been wearing a face covering.

Contact tracing has been initiated with direct interaction to anybody determined to have been a close contact with a favorable individual. A close contact is specified as somebody who has actually been within 6 feet of a contaminated individual for more than 15 minutes when either individual has actually not been using a face covering.

As part of the Carolina Together Roadmap, the University has been getting ready for five months to recognize, trace and isolate possible positive cases both on and off campus for our students, faculty and personnel. For more info on these preparations and Universitys standards, see carolinatogether.unc.edu.

The University will not broadly interact details about specific positive cases, constant with the State Human Resources Act and the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act, as well as other personal privacy considerations.

Anybody experiencing symptoms of COVID-19, that include fever, shortness of breath, muscle aches or a cough, should right away call their medical service provider, Campus Health (919-966-2281) or the University Employee Occupational Health Clinic (919-966-9119).

The University will continue to keep track of on-campus behavior and compliance with the Universitys Community Standards and standards on face masks, physical distancing and occasions and events.

The individuals in this cluster have actually been recognized and are isolating and receiving medical tracking. We have actually likewise informed the Orange County Health Department and are dealing with them to determine extra potential direct exposures.

The University has recognized a cluster of COVID-19 cases in Sigma Nu fraternity, located at 109 Fraternity Court, Chapel Hill. A “cluster”is specified by the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services as 5 or more cases that are deemed close distance in place. “Location” is defined as a single domestic hall or home.

We are alerting the school of this cluster per guidance under the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act, which establishes requirements concerning health and wellness info that universities should show their campuses.