Last update: July 10, 2020
This list represents Sam Houston State University faculty, staff or students who have known, confirmed cases of COVID-19 and may have been present on campus during the time of their infection. Date reported is the date the positive case was reported to the university and posted on this site.
If you have tested positive of COVID-19 and a member of the university community (faculty, staff, student), please report your test result.
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To protect medical privacy, SHSU legally cannot release personal information about any students or university community members who are being monitored or tested for novel coronavirus, including their location. When a university community member is diagnosed with COVID-19, the relevant local health department and the university initiate appropriate protocols to protect the health and privacy of anyone deemed to be at risk.
What if I was exposed to one of these positive cases?
Any individuals who have been identified as a possible exposure will be contacted and advised of recommended testing and quarantine procedures.
The university has enhanced cleaning and disinfection processes in place for areas where a known exposure has occurred and will employ those procedures under the direction of emergency management.
All individuals should continue to actively monitor their health and follow guidance for preventing the spread of the virus.
Where can I access official information about COVID-19 confirmed cases in my area?
- For official information about confirmed COVID-19 cases in Walker County, visit the Walker County COVID-19 website.
- For updates across all counties in Texas, consult Texas Department of State Health Services
What should I do if I am experiencing symptoms or tested positive?
If you experience symptoms and have been in contact with a person with COVID-19 or you live in or have recently traveled to an area with ongoing spread, seek medical advice by calling to a healthcare professional. Students can make an appointment at Student Health Services by calling 936-294-1805. The Student Health Center will perform a COVID screen over the phone and arrange a testing appointment for you as indicated.
Students, faculty, staff, and campus visitors who have been exposed, have symptoms of possible COVID-19, or have recently tested positive should register for contact tracing through Texas Health Trace.