Three Western Michigan College college students take a look at optimistic for COVID-19 | Information



KALAMAZOO, MI (WKZO AM/FM) — Officers at Western Michigan College say three of their college students have examined optimistic for COVID-19.

One of many sufferers was final on campus on March 10th and notified the college that they examined optimistic whereas on the east aspect of the state.

The second scholar resides off campus and developed signs after distance studying started. They’ve been in isolation and are following the Kalamazoo County well being division’s protocols.


The third scholar lives on campus and likewise grew to become symptomatic after distance studying started. They continue to be in isolation in a dorm room. No different particulars have been launched right now.

All individuals who could have been in touch with these college students have been notified and well being officers are monitoring the scenario. Officers say there are not any further precautions required for the general public. 

Medical Director for the Sindecuse Well being Middle Gayle Ruggiero says there could also be different members of the campus group who’ve developed signs or are being handled or examined in different areas, however these are the one three instances of which they’re conscious of.


Anybody who experiences any of the signs ought to contact their native well being supplier or contact the Sindecuse Health Center at (269) 387-3287 for additional steering.

Extra data will be discovered on WMU’s website.