January 13, 2021
El Camino College received a confirmed report on January 13 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 was last on campus January 8 and visited the Bookstore building. Anyone who may have been present in the same area of campus as the individual 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 area. Areas the affected individual is known to have visited before testing positive for COVID-19 have been identified and will undergo thorough disinfection.
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.