January 18, 2021
El Camino College received confirmed reports on January 18 that four members of the campus community have tested positive for COVID-19, the disease caused by the 2019 novel coronavirus. To protect patient privacy, the individuals’ information is considered confidential and will not be disclosed.
These individuals tested positive January 14, 15, 17 and 18 and were last on campus January 11 or 13. Anyone who may have been present in the same areas of campus as the individuals who tested positive has been notified by the Director of Risk Management, Michael Pascual. If you did not receive an email notification from Michael Pascual, you were not present in the same areas. Areas the affected individuals are known to have visited in MBBM, ITEC and the South Gym before testing positive for COVID-19 have been identified and will undergo thorough disinfection.
The entire El Camino College community sends these individuals sincere wishes for a quick recovery. As always, all El Camino College students and employees are asked to follow the directions given by public health officials and elected officials during this outbreak. This includes obeying the stay-at-home orders from Los Angeles County and the State of California, following correct social distancing practices, and continuing to maintain proper hygiene.
For more information on how COVID-19 is spread, infection prevention techniques, and other COVID-19 related resources, please refer to theEl Camino College COVID-19 Task Force website.