COVID-19 Cases at HSC

We are closely monitoring active COVID-19 cases that impact our campus community.

To reduce risks to campus, we’re tracing contacts within our community, including faculty, staff and students who have tested positive for COVID-19.

REMINDER: If you have tested “positive” for COVID, please be sure to report your result to the HSC secure email at HSCCOVID@unthsc.edu.

If you need a COVID test, contact our Priority Health Clinic at 817-735-CARE to make an appointment.

Active cases

Updated Sept. 29, 2022

Active COVID-19 cases with direct campus impact Active COVID-19 cases with indirect campus impact Total
Student 0 1 1
Employee 3 0 3
Total 3 1 4

Cases will be removed from the total once they have met criteria for symptom-based recovery. Criteria for symptoms-based recovery is defined as:

  • 5 full days have passed since the date positive COVID-19 test was administered (not the date the test result was received)
  • Improvement of symptoms (symptoms other than fever do not need to be fully resolved)
  • More than 24 hours have passed since last fever without using of fever reducing medications

Note: Prolonged symptom(s) in individuals who are immunocompromised may require longer isolation periods.

Definitions

  • Active Cases: Individuals who have tested positive for COVID-19.
  • Direct Campus Impact: Individuals who have been on the HSC campus within 2 days of the onset of COVID-19 symptoms or receiving a positive COVID-19 test.
  • Indirect Campus Impact: Individuals who do NOT report having been on the HSC campus within 2 days of the onset of COVID-19 symptoms or receiving a positive COVID-19 test.