September 17, 2021

Susquehanna University’s dashboard provides transparent and timely information about Covid-19 prevalence. Information is updated with results at least each Friday afternoon with information through the previous day, unless otherwise noted.  


On-Campus Case Statistics 

For the fall 2021 semester, all students followed the university’s vaccination protocol to either get vaccinated or get an approved exemption. As of Sept. 16, the overall campus vaccination rate is 95.4% — with 96.0% of students and 92.8% of faculty and staff vaccinated against Covid. All students, faculty and staff were required to get tested prior to the semester. Unvaccinated students, faculty and staff are required to get tested each week.

 

7

active student cases

1

active employee cases

2

inactive student cases
(individuals recovered)

1

inactive employee cases
(individuals recovered)

9

FA21 total  student cases
(since Aug. 2, 2021)

2

FA21 total employee cases
(since Aug. 2, 2021)


State and County Statistics 

The Pennsylvania Department of Health maintains a Covid-19 Dashboard that is updated daily and a weekly Early Warning Monitoring System Dashboard.  It includes information for Snyder County and neighboring counties of the Susquehanna Valley. The commonwealth also provides a Vaccine Dashboard. 


 

Wear Masks

Everyone must wear a mask indoors, regardless of vaccination status. Unvaccinated persons should wear them outdoors around others.

Covid Travel Advisories

Currently there are no university restrictions in place for domestic and international travel. 

Vaccinations

Students who learn, live or work on campus for fall 2021 are to be fully vaccinated for Covid-19.

University Cases by 7-day Period

7

total of lab-confirmed cases most recent 7-day period

on-campus cases at Susquehanna between Sept. 10 and Sept. Sept. 16, 2021

1

total of lab-confirmed cases previous 7-day period

on-campus cases at Susquehanna between Sept. 3 and Sept. 9, 2021

+6

difference between the most recent 7-day period

 

Prior 7-day Periods

Aug. 27 - Sept. 2 2 students, 0 employees
Aug. 20  - Aug. 26 0 students, 1 employee
Aug. 13 - Aug. 19 0 students, 0 employees
Aug. 6 - Aug. 12 0 students, 0 employees
Aug. 2 - Aug. 5 0 students, 0 employees

Previous On-Campus Snapshots

Cumulative cases include persons who have recovered.

  Student Cases Employee Cases
Summer 2021 0 1
Spring 2021 136 21
Winter 20/21 0 20
Fall 2020 61 5
Summer 2020 0 0
Spring 2020 0 0

Metric Definitions

Confirmed cases would include lab-confirmed results of on-campus students and employees. The dashboard does not include students participating in class remotely or away from campus the entire semester, nor employees approved to work remotely for the entire semester.

Student cases would include on-campus resident and commuter cases reported to the Student Health Center.

Employee cases would include faculty and staff members as well as the employees of the university’s bookstore, dining and housekeeping services reported to Human Resources.

Federal privacy laws prohibit the university from disclosing identifying information about affected individuals.

Everyone must monitor for symptoms daily. Students who are ill or believe they may have been exposed to Covid-19 should contact the Student Health Center. Faculty and staff should contact their physician and notify their supervisor or contact Human Resources.

Student Health Services: 570-372-4385 | after hours: 1-844-936-1731
Human Resources: 570-372-4024 | humanresources@susqu.edu