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Augustana College COVID-19 dashboard

Augustana College is closely monitoring vaccination rates and cases of COVID-19 on campus and in our geographic area. The college will share data weekly on this page when classes are on session.

Illinois requires that personnel and students at higher education institutions receive the vaccine. Employees and students who do not receive the vaccine must follow a routine testing schedule at least once a week.

Testing of unvaccinated students and employees at Augustana began the week of Sept. 5, 2021.

This data summarizes findings of the Augustana Strong testing protocol. Only the Total Numbers section below includes self-reported positive cases outside the college’s required testing protocol. 

New results will be shared every week. Each update will reflect testing data from the prior week. 

These statistics are for the 2021-2022 academic year.
 

Required on-campus student testing

This week

Last week

  (Feb. 21-27) (Feb. 14-20)
Number tested 83 81
New positive cases 0 1
Positivity rate 0 1.23%

Data summarizes findings of the Augustana Strong testing on campus. It does not include testing of students outside of the college’s protocol. 

Required on-campus employee testing

This week

Last week

  (Feb. 21-27) (Feb. 14-20)
Number tested* 31 29
New positive cases 1 0
Positivity rate 3.2% 0

 

Total numbers

Feb. 28

Feb. 21

Confirmed cases on campus from previous week Mon.-Sun.* 3 4
Students in Augustana-provided** isolation housing
(Tested positive or are suspected)
 
0 1
Students in Augustana-provided quarantine housing
(Awaiting test results or had close contact with someone positive)
0 0
Students in isolation off campus 0 0
Students in quarantine off campus 1 0
Vaccinated students who otherwise would have had to quarantine 536 530

*Includes both required testing positive results and self-reports of students and employees.
**Augustana-provided housing includes TLAs and the partner off-campus hotel.

Verified student vaccination status*

 

  Feb. 28
Students registered for spring semester 2,320
Students update-to-date (vaccinations and booster) 1,699
Students fully vaccinated 476
Students partially vaccinated 8
Choosing not to or unable to vaccinate 137

Information comes from the summer Augustana College Vaccination Survey. *Verification occurs through manual review of every student submission and upload. 

Verified employee vaccination status*

 

  Feb. 1
Total number of employees 684
Employees fully vaccinated 634
Employees partially vaccinated 0
Employees indicating vaccination but not documented 0
No response 11
Choosing not to or unable to vaccinate 39

Information comes from the summer Augustana College Vaccination Survey. *Verification occurs through manual review of every employee submission and upload. 

Rock Island County

 

  Feb. 13-19
Test positivity rate 5.1%
Cases per 100,000 136
Hospital availability* 23.6%

Information comes from the Illinois Department of Public Health County Level COVID-19 Risk Metrics.
 

Illinois Region 2 details

 

  Feb. 25
Positivity rate 2.5%
Days of positivity rate increase past week 0
Days of admissions increase past week 0
Hospital availability 23%

Information comes from the Illinois Department of Public Health Regional COVID-19 Resurgence Criteria