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Coronavirus Updates

As of Jan. 10, there are at least 19 confirmed positive active COVID-19 cases connected to Sacramento State, according to the Sac State COVID-19 safety information page. 2 of these cases were known to be on campus during the time period.

Jan. 4 - Jan. 10

Reports

Reports of potential exposure or potential positive cases received by the university during the time period

Positive cases

Number of positive or presumed positive cases connected to a student or employee reported to the university during the time period

Cases on campus

Number of cases with a positive test or presumed positive who were known to be on campus during the time period

Data definitions were given via the Sacramento State Campus Coronavirus webpage.

Coronavirus Articles

The Ernest E. Tschannen complex took out $18 million from Sac State
Pfizer vaccine expected to arrive this week at Sac State, Nelsen says
COVID-19 vaccine could be administered to healthcare staff and nursing students starting next week
Mercy Sosa January 21, 2021
Sacramento State President Robert Nelsen spoke about how COVID-19 testing will be implemented on campus and Sac State’s budget Thursday at his livestreamed spring address.
Dr. Anthony Fauci joined a virtual forum with California State University Chancellor Timothy White Friday to discuss COVID-19 and public health. Fauci said students could be able to return to school in 2021 and the general population could receive the COVID-19 vaccine as early as April 2021. Screenshot taken via CSU livestream.
Dr. Anthony Fauci joins CSU Chancellor in forum discussing COVID-19
‘We will get back to normality’
Estefany Nuñez December 18, 2020
Dr. Anthony Fauci said students could be able to return to school in 2021 and the general population could receive the COVID-19 vaccine as early as April 2021 in a virtual forum with CSU Chancellor Timothy P. White Friday.
COVID-19 vaccination projected to reach general public by April 2021
COVID-19 vaccination projected to reach general public by April 2021
Khalil Bourgoub December 18, 2020
COVID-19 vaccines are projected to reach the general public by April 2021 according to Sacramento County Public Health Officer Dr. Olivia Kasirye
The Sac State IIPP COVID-19 Safety Plan protocols for students and faculty on campus are assembled to reduce the risk of a COVID-19 infection, but cannot guarantee that the spread of the infection will not occur. Graphic made in Canva by Jenna Cooper and Emmely Ramirez.
Sac State COVID-19 protocol, unmasked
Affected students discuss how Sac State handles housing and sports
Jenna Cooper and Emmely Ramirez December 17, 2020
As COVID-19 cases rise in Sacramento, what is Sac State doing to keep students on campus safe? Students living on campus share how they feel about Sac State’s COVID-19 protocols.
Graphic made using Canva. Jordan Parker
OPINION: Don’t let misinformation cloud your judgement about whether to get the COVID-19 vaccine
You should base personal decisions using fact not fiction
Jordan Parker December 10, 2020
Opinion writer Jordan Parker explains why it’s important to look at science and not misinformation when deciding whether or not to get the COVID-19 vaccine when available.
California State Capitol steps empty, except for a few graduates taking photos, due to the COVID-19 pandemic and stay-at-home orders Friday, May 15, 2020. A new regional stay-at-home order will go into effect in the Sacramento region by Friday.
Stay-at-home order for Sacramento region to go into effect end of day Thursday
ICU capacity in the region falls below 15%
Jordan Parker December 9, 2020
A new regional stay-at-home order will go into effect in the Sacramento region by Friday after the region fell below 15% ICU capacity.
A sign shown prompting San Francisco citizens to abide stay-at-home orders Friday, March 27, 2020. Sacramento County Director of Health Services Dr. Peter Beilenson and Public Health Director Dr. Olivia Kasirye discussed stay-at-home order and COVID-19 vaccine availability Thursday, Dec. 3, 2020 over Zoom. "San Francisco under Quarantine" by Christopher.Michel is licensed under CC BY 2.0
Prepare for a 6-week stay-at-home order, Sacramento County Health officials say
Forum covered the state of the pandemic in Sacramento County, vaccine availability
Jordan Parker December 4, 2020
Sacramento County Director of Health Services Dr. Peter Beilenson said everyone should prepare for the stay-at-home order to last for about six weeks at a public health and COVID-19 forum Thursday.
Gov. Gavin Newsom signs bills and then speaks to the assorted body of students and community about the Affordability Budget in the quad at City College on Monday, July 1, 2019. Gov. Gavin Newsom signs bills SB 76 Committee on Budget and Fiscal Review - Education finance, SB 77 Committee on Budget and Fiscal Review - Higher education trailer bill, and SB 93 Committee on Budget and Fiscal Review Budget Act of 2018: augmentation. (Sara Nevis for Sacramento City College’s The Express)
FAQ: What does a stay at home order mean for Sacramento County?
Estefany Nuñez December 4, 2020
Gov. Gavin Newsom has announced a regional stay at home order for five regions in California to help reduce ICU capacity in hospitals. How will Sacamento be affected? Read The State Hornet’s FAQ here:
Sacramento State University
Sac State Faculty Senate votes in favor of keeping spring break
Final decision up to administration
Gerardo Zavala December 3, 2020
Sacramento State’s Faculty Senate voted in favor of keeping spring break next semester amid concerns of COVID-19 and students coming to campus after traveling.
"Dining_Commons_Servery_Open_20161010_0129" by Sacramento State is licensed under CC BY-NC 2.0. Two campus dining food service employees have tested positive for COVID-19, according to an email sent by interim executive director for university housing services Samuel N. Jones Saturday.
2 campus dining food service employees test positive for COVID-19
Dining commons will be closed through Saturday
Jordan Parker and Mercy Sosa November 21, 2020
Two positive COVID-19 cases have been identified within Sacramento State’s Campus Dining, according to an email sent to students living in the residence halls from interim Executive Director for University Housing Services Samuel Jones Saturday.
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