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The University of Toledo has suspended its random COVID-19 surveillance testing program for summer 2022, though on-campus COVID-19 testing for symptomatic faculty, staff and students will continue to be available.

Students and employees who are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 have access to on-demand testing through the University Health Center from noon to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. While waiting on test results, the CDC recommends individuals experiencing COVID-19 symptoms stay home and monitor their health.

The decision to suspend the University’s surveillance testing program is based on the limited number of employees and students physically on campus during the summer.

While surveillance testing is paused, the University will not be updating its online COVID-19 dashboard.

Archived data from Aug. 17, 2020, to May 8, 2022, remains available.

The University will reevaluate its surveillance testing program and COVID-19 dashboard ahead of the fall semester.

Last Update May 11, 2022, 4:20 p.m.


The University of Toledo has suspended its random COVID-19 surveillance testing program for summer 2022. The University will not be updating the online COVID-19 dashboard while surveillance testing is paused.

UToledo Community

Cases reported May 2 to 8

New Positive Cases: 20

Sources:

On-campus asymptomatic tests: 5

Positivity rate: 3.4%

On-campus symptomatic tests: 10

External reports: 5

Residential students in self-isolation on campus: 0

Total positive cases include results from on-campus surveillance tests, on-campus tests of symptomatic individuals, self-reported cases and cases reported to the University by public health officials.

UToledo will provide weekly updates of positive cases on campus.

Cleaning and Disinfectant Supplies

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Hand Sanitizer


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Green = 30-day supply on hand or expect delivery within 30 days
Orange = Less than 30-day supply on hand, no expected delivery within 30 days
Yellow = Limited supply on hand, no pending delivery (external supply shortages)

Enhanced Cleaning

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Green = 98-100% of buildings meeting enhanced cleaning requirements
Orange = 90-97% of buildings meeting enhanced cleaning requirements
Yellow = Less than 90% of buildings meeting enhanced cleaning requirements



Positive Case History

Date Total New Positive Cases On-campus Symptomatic Tests On-campus Asymptomatic Tests External Reports
May 2 - 8 20 10 5 (3.4%) 5
April 25 - May 1 18 5 7 (1.7%) 6
April 18-24 11 4 1 (0.9%) 6
April 11-17 13 4 2 (0.3%) 7
April 4-10 4 1 0 (0.0%) 3
March 28 – April 3 13 4 1 (0.2%) 8
March 21-27 6 1 0 (0.0%) 5
March 14-20 5 2 1 (0.2%) 2
March 7-13 0 0 0 (N/A***) 0
Feb. 28 – March 6 9 4 1 (0.2%) 4
Feb. 21-27 13 3 2 (0.3%) 8
Feb. 14-20 26 11 2 (0.3%) 13
Feb. 7-13 37 6 8 (1.1%) 23
Jan. 31 – Feb. 6 60 12 7 (1.3%) 41
Jan. 24-30 126 31 20 (6%) 75
Jan. 17-23 177 36 26 (2.9%) 115
Jan. 10-16 166 42 30 (2.9%) 94
Jan. 3-9 144 89 26 (14%) 29
Dec. 20 - Jan. 2 Testing was limited due to the University's winter break. No updates were published.
Dec. 13-19 28 12 5 (0.9%) 11
Dec. 6-12 42 10 12 (0.8%) 20
Nov. 29 – Dec. 5 67 17 20 (1.5%) 30
Nov. 22-28 51 16 7 (1.5%) 28
Nov. 15-21 58 14 17 (1.4%) 27
Nov. 8-14 38 5 8 (1.1%) 25
Nov. 1-7 38 6 3 (0.5%) 29
Oct. 25-31 40 5 7 (0.9%) 28
Oct. 18-24 45 12 4 (0.5%) 29
Oct. 11-17 41 14 9 (1%) 18
Oct. 4-10 37 9 1 (0.1%) 27
Sept. 27 – Oct. 3 43 8 7 (0.7%) 28
Sept. 20-26 47 10 4 (0.5%) 33
Sept. 13-19 65 15 8 (0.9%) 42
Sept. 6-12 39 7 4 (0.6%) 28
Aug. 30 – Sept. 5 33 8 2 (0.3%) 23
Aug. 23-29 16 2 12 (0.7%) 2
Aug. 16-22 4 1 1 (N/A***) 2
Aug. 8-15 9 1 0 (0.0%) 8
Aug. 2-8 4 0 0 (N/A***) 4
July 26 – Aug 1. 2 0 0 (N/A***) 2
July 19-25 5 0 0 (N/A***) 5
July 12-18 2 0 0 (N/A***) 2
July 5-11 0 0 0 (N/A***) 0
June 28 – July 4 1 0 0 (N/A***) 1
June 21-27 0 0 0 (N/A***) N/A
June 14-20 0 0 0 (N/A***) N/A
June 7-13 0 0 0 (N/A***) N/A
May 31 – June 6 0 0 N/A** 0
May 24-30 1 0 0 (N/A***) 1
May 17-23 0 0 0 (0.0%) N/A
May 10-16 0 0 0 (N/A***) 0
May 3-9 1 0 0 (0.0%) 1
April 26 – May 2 4 0 0 (0.0%) 4
April 19-25 3 0 0 (0.0%) 3
April 12-18 9 1 0 (0.0%) 8
April 5-11 11 3 4 (1.1%) 4
March 29 – April 4 23 3 4 (0.9%) 16
March 22-28 7 1 1 (0.2%) 5
March 15-21 12 1 3 (0.6%) 8
March 8-14 5 0 0 (0.0%) 5
March 1-7 15 5 2 (0.4%) 8
Feb. 22-28 23 6 2 (0.4%) 15
Feb. 15-21 11 4 2 (0.4%) 5
Feb. 8-14 31 5 12 (3.1%) 14
Feb. 1-7 40 11 10 (3%) 19
Jan. 25-31 39 16 8 (2.2%) 15
Jan. 18-24 33 5 10 (2.6%) 18
Jan. 11-17 23 4 16 (0.6%) 3
Jan. 4-10 16 5 7 (1.7%) 4
Dec. 21 – Jan. 3 Testing was limited due to the University’s winter break. No updates were published.
Dec. 14-20 13 9 4 (1.4%) 0
Dec. 7-13 36 13 12 (1.7%)* 11
Nov. 30 – Dec. 6 31 21 8 (1%)* 2
Nov. 23-29 66 28 N/A** 37
Nov. 16-22 59 26 N/A** 33
Nov. 9-15 72 24 7 (1.4%)* 41
Nov. 2-8 53 24 9 (1.9%)* 20
Oct. 26 – Nov. 1 20 4 7 (2.2%)* 9
Oct. 19-25 25 4 11 (3.7%)* 10
Oct. 12-18 13 5 2 (0.9%)* 6
Oct. 5–11 25 4 4 (1%)* 17
Sept. 28 – Oct. 4 27 3 11 (3%) 13
Sept. 21–27 28 3 6 (2.1%) 19
Sept. 14–20 46 19 2 (0.4%) 25
Sept. 7–13 38 8 4 (1.4%) 26
Aug. 31 – Sept. 6 96 28 4 64
Aug. 24–30 61 31 2 28
Aug. 17–23 61 31 6 24

* Includes individuals in Athletics tested in partnership with the Mid-American Conference through Quest Diagnostics.

** UToledo’s regular surveillance testing was limited during this time period.

*** Positivity rate not reported due to low sample size of asymptomatic tests.

 
 

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Last Updated June 10, 4 p.m.

UToledo Lifts Mask Recommendation as CDC Lowers County Alert Level

The University of Toledo has lifted its recommendation that individuals wear masks indoors on campus after the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention lowered the county’s COVID-19 alert level to medium.

The update from CDC, made Thursday, June 9, reflects a decrease in the number of newly documented COVID-19 cases in Lucas County over the past week.

Lucas County had been in CDC’s high, or red, category since May 26. In line with CDC guidance for counties under a high alert level, UToledo strongly recommended individuals wear masks while indoors on campus.

Individuals can find more information on CDC’s COVID-19 Community Levels and search for their county’s current level on the CDC website.


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UToledo's COVID-19 Response

Face Coverings: The University is following CDC guidance and recommending individuals wear face coverings indoors on our campuses when Lucas County’s CDC community alert level is high. UToledo continues to require masks in healthcare facilities.

Vaccination: The COVID-19 vaccine is required by the University to advance the health and safety of our employees, students, families and patients. Vaccines are available on Main Campus at the University Health Center or Main Campus Pharmacy and on Health Science Campus in the outpatient pharmacy in the UTMC Medical Pavilion.

COVID-19 Testing: Faculty, staff and students experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 have access to on-demand testing.

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