2nd COVID case on community college’s Cumberland campus

(Roane State press release) On Tuesday, September 1, 2020, a Roane State student from the Cumberland County Campus reported a COVID-19 positive test result. The student visited campus on Monday, August 31. This is the second active case from Cumberland County. The previous positive case was reported Friday, August 28. 

Roane State has made direct contact with each student, faculty and staff member who may have been in the same areas as the latest individual who tested positive. Anyone who may have had close contact with the positive case has been asked to begin quarantine.

The college has notified the campus community by email about the positive case and alerted the local health department. Additionally, all affected areas of the Cumberland County Campus will be cleaned per CDC guidelines.

Additional information about Roane State’s response to the pandemic is available online at www.roanestate.edu/coronavirus. Members of the campus community are encouraged to frequently check their RSCC email and the college website for important updates. Questions can also be sent via email to [email protected].

About Jim Harris

Jim Harris has been WYSH's News & Sports Director since 2000. In addition to reporting local news, he is the play-by-play voice for Clinton High School football, boys' and girls' basketball and baseball. Catch Jim live weekdays beginning at 6:20 am for live local news, sports, weather and traffic plus the Community Bulletin Board, shenanigans with Ron Meredith and more on the Country Club Morning Show on WYSH & WQLA. Jim lives in Clinton with his wife Kelly and daughter Carolina, his mother-in-law and cats Lucius and Oliver.

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