Two University of Colorado Boulder employees were tested this week for the coronavirus.

One test was negative, but CU is waiting for the results of the other test, according to a letter to students, staff and faculty signed by Dan Jones, CU’s associate vice chancellor for integrity, safety and compliance.

There are no confirmed campus cases of the Coronavirus as of Friday.

The letter said, "The two employees were issued for testing, based on Centers for Disease Control and Prevention higher education guidelines and an advisory from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment."

“We expect results on the second test soon. We will continue to coordinate with public health officials to monitor and manage the latest developments in our community. In the event of a confirmed case in the Boulder area, we will notify the CU Boulder community and provide you with guidance on any operational impacts.”

Dan Jones,

CU’s associate vice chancellor

for integrity, safety and compliance

The letter also stated that the university started “enhanced” campus cleaning, stopped university-sponsored international undergraduate travel for this spring semester and Jones will lead an activated an emergency operations team.

“We know that there are many questions that we will need to address, including leave policies, potential needs for increased distance learning, and other matters. We will continue to evaluate needs and provide additional guidance. We will communicate regularly with the campus community as decisions are made.”

Dan Jones,

CU’s associate vice chancellor

for integrity, safety and compliance

Visit CU’s webpage to stay informed about the coronavirus on campus at colorado.edu/coronavirus.

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