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COVID-19 Positive Employee Notices

COVID-19 Positive Employee Notices

Pursuant to Public Health Regulations and OSHA requirements to provide a safe workplace, Ferris State University is providing the following notification to all employees:

Nov. 30, 2020 - The University was notified of the following positive employees:

*An employee in FLITE, last day on campus November 16, 2020.
*An employee in EIO, works remotely as part of their regular assignment.
*An employee at KCAD, last day on campus November 16, 2020.
*An employee in the College of Health Professions, last day on campus November 8, 2020.

Nov. 25, 2020 - The University was notified of the following positive employee: 

*An employee in Housing & Residence Life, last day on campus November 23, 2020

Nov. 24, 2020 - The University was notified of the following positive employees:

*An employee in the College of Health Professions, last day on campus November 18, 2020
*An employee in the Housing Department, last day on campus November 23, 2020
*An employee in IT Services, last day on campus November  20, 2020

Nov. 23, 2020 - The University was notified of the following positive employees:

*An employee in the College of Health Professions, last day on campus November 23, 2020
*An employee in the Finance Office, last day on campus November 16, 2020

Nov. 20, 2020 - The University was notified of the following positive employees:

*An employee in the College of Business, last day on campus November 13, 2020
*An employee in the College of Engineering Technology, last day on campus November 19, 2020
*An employee in Admissions, last day on campus November 14, 2020

Nov. 19, 2020 - The University was notified of the following positive employees:

*An employee in Plastics & Rubber Eng. Tech, last day on campus November 10, 2020
*An employee in the School of Nursing, last day on campus November 17, 2020
*An employee in EIO, last day on campus November 14, 2020
*An employee at KCAD, last day on campus November 13, 2020 

Nov. 18, 2020 - The University was notified of the following positive employee:

*An employee in Bishop Hall, last day on campus 11/5/2020

Nov. 16, 2020 - The University was notified of the following positive employees:

*An employee in Physical Plant, last day on campus 11/14/2020
*An employee in the Michigan College of Optometry, last day on campus 11/6/2020

Nov. 13, 2020 - The University  was notified of the following positive employees:

*An employee in the Swan Building, last day on campus November 5, 2020
*An employee in the Swan Building, last day on campus November 6, 2020

Nov. 11, 2020 - The University was notified of the following positive employees:

*An employee in the Quad, last date working on campus November 6, 2020 
*An employee in Housing, last date working on campus November 9, 2020

Nov. 10, 2020 - The University was notified of the following positive employees:

*An employee in McKessy House, last date on campus October 30, 2020
*An employee in the Writing Center, employee has worked remotely the fall semester of 2020

Nov. 9, 2020 - The University was notified of the following positive employees:

*An employee in McKessy House, last day on campus October 30, 2020
*An employee in Physical Plant, last day on campus November 2, 2020
*An employee in EIO, last day on campus March 9, 2020
*An employee at KCAD, last day on campus October 22, 2020
*An employee in Physical Plant, last day on campus October 28, 2020

Nov. 6, 2020 - The University was notified on November 6, 2020 of the following positive employee:

*An employee in IT Services in UCB.  Last day on campus October 23, 2020.

Nov. 5, 2020 - The University was notified on Thursday November 5, 2020 of the following positive employees:

*An employee in McKessy House.  Last day on campus October 30, 2020
*An employee in the College of Business.  Last day on campus October 28, 2020
*An employee in  McKessy House.  Last day on campus November 2, 2020

Nov. 4, 2020 - The University was notified on Wednesday, November 4, 2020  of the following positive employees:

*An employee who works in McKessy House.  Last day on campus October 30, 2020

Nov. 3, 2020 - The University was notified on Tuesday, November 3, 2020  of the following positive employees:

*Employee who works in CLACS, last day on campus October 21, 2020
*Employee works at KCAD, last day on campus October 7, 2020

Nov. 2, 2020 - The University was notified on Monday, November 2, 2020  of the following positive employees:

*An employee who works in Admissions.  Last day on campus, October 29, 2020.
*An employee who works in the West Building.  Last day on campus, October 23, 2020.

Oct. 30, 2020The University was notified on Friday, October 30, 2020  of the following positive employees:

*An employee who works in Admissions.  Last day on campus, October 20, 2020.
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An employee who works in Starbucks in the UC.  Last day on campus, October 25, 2020.
*An employee who works both in the UC and in the Catering Department.  Last day on campus, October 26, 2020.
*An employee who works in McKessy House.  Last day on campus October 27, 2020.
*An employee who works on the third floor in Timme.  Last day on campus October 30, 2020
*An employee who works in McKessy House.  Last day on campus October 30, 2020
*An employee who works in the Quad Cafe.  Last day on campus October 26, 2020

Oct. 26, 2020The University was notified on Monday, October 26, 2020 of the following employee positives:

*Student Affairs - last day on campus 10/10/2020.   
*Grounds - last day on campus 10/20/2020.
*Writing Center - last day on campus, spring of 2020 - employee works remotely.
*Housing - isolation period has expired. 

Oct. 23, 2020The University was notified on Friday, October 23, 2020 of the following employee COVID-19 positives:

*Employee in the University Center tested positive for COVID-19.  The employee was last working on Campus on October 16, 2020.
*Employee in the University Center tested positive for COVID-19.  The employee was last working on Campus on October 1, 2020
*Employee in the West Building and College of Business tested positive for COVID-19.  The employee was last working on Campus on October 5, 2020.

Oct. 22, 2020 - The University was notified on Thursday, October 22, 2020 that an employee in Auxiliary Enterprises (Prakken) tested positive for COVID-19.  The employee was last working on Campus on October 20, 2020.

Oct. 21, 2020 - The University was notified on Wednesday, October 21, 2020 that an employee on the third floor of the Timme Center tested positive for COVID-19.  The employee was last working on Campus on October 14, 2020.

Oct. 20, 2020 - The University was notified on Tuesday, October 20, 2020 that an employee in Finance tested positive for COVID-19.  The employee was last working on Campus on October 16, 2020.

Oct. 19, 2020 - The University was notified on Monday, October 19, 2020 that an employee in the online program tested positive for COVID-19.  The employee was last on Campus in March.

Oct. 19, 2020 - The University was notified on Monday, October 19, 2020 that an employee in University Center tested positive for COVID-19.  The employee was last on Campus on October 13, 2020.

Oct. 19, 2020 - The University was notified on Monday, October 19, 2020 that an employee in CLACS tested positive for COVID-19.  The employee was last on Campus on October 9, 2020.

Oct. 16, 2020 - The University was notified on Friday, October 16, 2020 that an employee in Accounting Services tested positive for COVID-19.  The employee was last on Campus on October 8, 2020.  

Oct. 8, 2020 - The University was notified on Thursday, October 8, 2020 that an employee in the Athletics tested positive for COVID-19.  The employee was last on Campus on October 8, 2020.

Oct. 6, 2020 - The University was notified on Tuesday, October 6, 2020 that an employee in Birkam Health Center tested positive for COVID-19.  The employee was last on Campus on October 2, 2020.

Oct. 4, 2020 - The University was notified on Sunday, October 4, 2020  that an employee in the University Center tested positive for COVID-19.  The employee works remotely and was last on Campus on September 30, 2020.

Oct. 4, 2020 - The University was notified on Sunday, October 4, 2020  that an employee in Arts & Sciences  tested positive for COVID-19.  The employee was last on Campus on September 30, 2020.

Sept. 29, 2020 - The University was notified today that an employee in the Physical Plant tested positive for COVID-19 and was present and potentially contagious on the Big Rapids campus. The employee’s contacts have been assessed by the Birkam Health Center and have received notification. The employee was last on campus September 25, 2020.  

Sept. 29, 2020 - The University was notified today that an employee in Arts & Sciences tested positive for COVID-19.  The employee works remotely and was last on campus on September 15, 2020.

Sept. 21, 2020 - The University was notified today that an employee in the University Center tested positive for COVID-19 and was present and potentially contagious on the Big Rapids campus. The employee was last in the University Center on Monday, September 14, 2020.   

Sept. 18, 2020 -  The University was notified today  that we have two dining employees who have tested positive for COVID-19 and were present and potentially contagious in The Rock and The Quad on the Big Rapids campus. The employee in The Rock was last in the location and on campus on September 14, 2020.   The employee in The Quad was last in the location and on campus on September 17, 2020.  

Sept. 14, 2020 - The University was notified on Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020 that an individual who tested positive for COVID-19 was present and potentially contagious in the University Advancement & Marketing Office on the Big Rapids campus.  The person was last in the location and on campus on September 3, 2020.     

Sept. 4, 2020 - The University was notified on Friday, Sept. 4, 2020 that an individual who tested positive for COVID-19 was present and potentially contagious at the University’s Starbucks location in the University Center on the Big Rapids campus.

Students experiencing COVID-19 symptoms should schedule a virtual visit through the Birkam Health Center Healthy Dog Portal. For medical questions, please contact the Birkam Health Center at (231) 591-2053. Faculty or staff should contact their primary care physician and/or call (833) 559-0659 to receive a Spectrum Health COVID-19 screening. 

Important Information/Reminders

  • Complete the required COVID-19 Symptom Checker daily and stay home if you are sick
  • If you receive a positive COVID-19 test result, please report your status via the secure link on our COVID-19 website.
  • Wear a face covering inside University buildings and in any situation where social distancing is difficult.
  • Practice social distancing (6 feet)
  • Practice good hand washing/sanitizing oft
  • Students experiencing COVID-19 symptoms should schedule a virtual visit through the Birkam Health Center Healthy Dog Portal. For medical questions, please contact the Birkam Health Center at (231) 591-2614 .
  • Faculty or staff should contact their primary care physician and/or call (833) 559-0659 to receive a Spectrum Health COVID-19 screening. 

The University continues to take proactive measures to protect the health and safety of its students, faculty and staff. Please visit the University’s Coronavirus website for more information on the University’s plans, directives and protocols.