COVID-19 Positive Case on Campus

Tuesday, October 19, 2021, 4:45pm

TO: Campus community
FR: Kendall Newman, Operations Manager for Risk Management and Safety Services on behalf of the COVID Monitoring and Compliance Team

Sonoma State University was notified of a positive case of COVID-19 on campus. The exposure occurred on the following date and time:

  • Darwin Hall, basement, 1st, and 2nd floors, on October 13 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Those determined to have had close, direct contact or other direct exposure with the COVID positive individual have been contacted by the COVID Monitoring Team, based on university records and exposure investigations.  

Important reminders and resources:

  • Wear a facial covering when inside any campus buildings at all times 
  • Practice physical distancing when possible
  • Wash hands with soap and water
  • Use hand sanitizers provided
  • Stay home if sick or if anyone in your household is suspected of being COVID-19 positive
  • Complete the daily wellness screening online
  • Report all COVID-19 exposure or symptoms, even if you are vaccinated
  • Get tested at the COVID-19 Testing Center on campus, if you believe you may have been exposed or have symptoms
  • Find up-to-date information on SSU’s response on the SSU COVID-19 website 
  • Information on COVID-19 leave and benefit information for employees can be found on the Human Resources website

In compliance with HIPAA privacy rules, SSU will not release any identifying information involving the private healthcare of one of our campus community members. 

If you have any questions about any information included in this email, please contact

Stay safe and well.