Hello! Calling the Health Director!

Latest in a series of posts on the coronavirus

Lehigh University COVID-19 Information Center

Lehigh University COVID-19 dashboard

“We were discussing this. My concerns revolved around the community surrounding Lehigh. Do many of the students frequent local businesses? The same businesses that many residents frequent? Are they places that older residents would frequent?”
Denise

Saturday 155 total confirmed coronavirus cases at Lehigh, 101 off-campus.

Tuesday 177 total confirmed cases, 119 off-campus.

According to the B&W Weekly, October 12, “Lehigh has expanded its surveillance testing to include both on and off-campus students. However, students who are not selected for testing have found difficulty receiving help from the Health Center. Students who have been in contact with a positive case have been denied testing.

WTF?

See also:
Students encounter challenges while in isolation and quarantine on-campus, B & W, October 7.

Hello! Calling the Health Director!

One thought on “Hello! Calling the Health Director!

  1. Testing only selected students (whether selected by random sample or some other method) is an irresponsible approach. I know the City doesn’t like to challenge Lehigh, but they are enabling the spread of the coronavirus and putting residents and employees at risk, especially those who serve in cafés, restaurants, & bars..

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