January 14, 2021
El Camino College received a confirmed report on January 14 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 14 and was last on campus January 7. 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. As an added precaution, the District will disinfect areas the affected individual is known to have visited in the Bookstore building 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.