UGA deans will determine when to disclose positive COVID-19 tests to students and staff

Sept. 11, 2020

The University of Georgia again told faculty to refrain from independently reporting a student’s positive COVID-19 test to their classmates, according to an email obtained by The Red & Black Thursday.

Instructors need approval from their school’s dean before disclosing. Provost Jack Hu and General Counsel Michael Raeber signed the email in response to a petition circulating through university staff that called on the University System of Georgia to allow faculty to freely report a COVID-19 case in their classrooms.

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