March 25 COVID-19 Update: Confirmed COVID-19 Cases Within Campus Community

To the Campus Community,

We learned today that there are three members of the CSUN campus community with COVID-19 — two cases confirmed by medical professionals and one reported diagnosis to CSUN. Our thoughts are with each of the affected individuals as they receive the medical care they need.

The cases involve an employee, who had been on campus in the past week, and two students, who have not been on campus recently and reside in a neighboring county. Consistent with the protocols for infectious disease response, anyone identified as having had close contact with these individuals have been or will be notified immediately if they need to be isolated or self-monitor. Facilities that have been visited by the employee have been closed and will be thoroughly cleaned and disinfected.

Across Southern California and at CSUN, we are moving into a phase where there will be more cases of COVID-19, which underscores the measures CSUN has already implemented to increase physical space of six feet or more for our campus community. This social distancing, combined with thorough hand-washing, cleaning surfaces and other hygiene measures, will help us reduce the spread of COVID-19.

Campus updates and more information on CSUN’s COVID-19 response can be found at /csunasone.

CSUN COVID-19 Response Team Co-Chairs
Dr. Yolanda (Linda) Reid Chassiakos, Klotz Student Health Center Director
Gregory Murphy, Chief of Police