January 11, 2021
El Camino College received a confirmed report on January 11 that a member of the campus community has tested positive for COVID-19, the disease caused by the 2019 novel coronavirus. To protect patient privacy, the individual’s information is considered confidential and will not be disclosed.
This individual tested positive on January 9 and was last on campus December 29 in the Campus Police building. It has been confirmed this individual had no identified close contacts while on campus. Nevertheless, the individual will observe the required minimum 10-day isolation at home. The District disinfected areas the affected individual is known to have visited before testing positive for COVID-19.
The entire El Camino College community sends this individual 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 the El Camino College COVID-19 Task Force website.