COVID-19 Dashboard

These data represent the results of testing at the on-campus testing center as part of our asymptomatic testing program for those who are in residence or who have been approved to come to campus for work. Testing is conducted during weekdays. Contact tracing and notification are conducted seven days a week.

This dashboard will be updated every Monday–Friday (except for College holidays).

Description of operating level thresholds

Operating Level 1: Normal COVID-19 Operations

  • Cases are low and transmission controlled. Continue health screenings daily. Adhere to campus mask guidance.
  • Asymptomatic testing planned through fall semester
  • Students able to leave campus in accordance with community compact
  • Follow campus safety protocols and personal healthy hygiene practices, including current mask protocols
  • Unvaccinated individuals must wear masks when indoors and outside of private spaces
  • Outdoor masking encouraged regardless of vaccination status when distance cannot be maintained, and may be required for certain events

Operating Level 2: Modified Normal COVID 19 Operations with Heightened Awareness

  • Moderate number of cases with most from a known source. Limit further exposure for yourself and others to COVID-19 and continue all precautions.
  • Students tested twice per week, on campus employees tested on normal schedule
  • Students requested to limit movement off campus to purchase necessities, off campus work, shopping and health appointments
  • No visitors or guests allowed in any campus building except approved vendors/contractors
  • Implement alternative instruction modes/locations and work options in units/areas impacted as needed
  • Implement limits on campus activities and events as safeguard for spread of the disease

Operating Level 3: Restricted COVID 19 Operations

  • Many cases, including community spread with some undetected cases. Limit everyday activities to increase safety.
  • Continue testing during this period, students twice per week
  • Students must remain on campus and can only access their residence hall and dining commons, limited exceptions for off campus work or health appointments
  • No visitors, guests, vendors or contractors allowed in any campus building. Exceptions only for vendors/contractors providing emergency service
  • Limit buildings open to students in order to reduce movement and interactions
  • Advise campus to begin twice-daily health checks
  • Implement remote instruction and work options in units/areas impacted as needed
  • Significantly reduce campus activities and events
  • Limit dining services to take out

Operating Level 4: Severely Restricted COVID 19 Operations - temporary or ongoing

  • Widespread uncontrolled outbreak with many undetected cases. Take strong measures to limit all contact.
  • Student meals delivered to residence halls if in room quarantine called
  • All classes and events in remote format
  • Students must remain on campus and can only access their residence hall and dining commons
  • Many buildings will be closed
  • Consider additional testing if student or employee cases continue to grow
  • Non essential staff and faculty to work remotely
  • No visitors, guests, vendors or contractors allowed in any campus building. Exceptions only for vendors/contractors providing emergency service

Semester Launch: Student Move-in and Semester Launch

  • Semester Launch August 2021- limited movement, unvaccinated students from international locations must not leave campus for 7 days
  • Students receive COVID quick test upon arrival. Move in upon negative COVID test result
  • Asymptomatic testing for all students begins twice weekly 3 days after they arrive on campus
  • All community members and move in support to wear masks in indoor locations
  • Students arriving unvaccinated from international locations must remain on campus for 7 days, all others should stay on campus as much as possible
  • All classes held in person
  • Other interactions/meetings/events to be held either in person or remotely
  • Stay vigilant about any COVID guidance and adjustments to protocols for specific events or buildings
  • Building access restricted to MHC and 5-college students and faculty
  • Outdoor dining for lunch and dinner as of August 27, 2021

 

Testing Data

Data Glossary

Total Tests: The total number of COVID-19 tests collected since the College’s testing program began on August 12, 2020.

Positive Tests: The total number of positive COVID-19 tests collected since the College’s testing program began on August 12, 2020.  This number includes positive tests for students and employees in our testing program who tested in our testing center or at an off campus testing site. 

Positivity Rate: The sum of positive COVID-19 tests divided by the total number of tests collected (either over the time period indicated or since program inception).

Testing Frequency: All students must test two times per week. Faculty and staff in the program must test one time per week.

Quarantine and Isolation Space: The current percentage of available COVID-19 isolation and quarantine space on-campus.

Affiliates: This represents a small group of people closely connected to campus and in our testing program. They are not students or employees.