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Students from Los Rios Community College District schools, UC Davis impacted by coronavirus | Update

The students in the Los Rios Community College District attend school at American River College and Cosumnes River College.


A second student from Sacramento City College has reported to school officials they've been exposed to an individual who is confirmed to have contracted coronavirus. 

The Los Rios Community College School District still has yet to confirm a case of coronavirus in its district.

The student, along with the previous three who have already reported their exposure, has been told to self-quarantine for the next two weeks.

In a press release, district officials note they've implemented "enhanced cleaning practices" in high foot traffic areas of its district. 


A Sacramento City College student was exposed to someone who may have contracted the coronavirus, district officials confirmed Thursday.

This is the third student in the Los Rios Community College School who came into contact with a patient being treated for coronavirus. Unlike the other two students in the district, this student did not return to campus after being exposed.

The student was told to self-quarantine at home for 14 days and notify county health officials if any symptoms arise.


Two students from two different Los Rios Community College District schools have been exposed to the coronavirus

According to a press release from the school district, the two students attend American River College and Cosumnes River College and work as medical professionals. They were exposed to the virus by the individual who has tested positive for coronavirus [COVID-19] and is being treated in Sacramento County.

The exposure appears to have happened during the week of Feb. 17, 2020, while the students were working. Both students later returned to their respective campus after exposure. 

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"Sacramento County Public Health experts have directed both colleges to take no immediate actions and proceed with regular class and work schedules at this time," school officials said in a press release. 

As a precaution, county health officials have asked the students to self-quarantine for two weeks. The students will notify the county if they start showing any symptoms. 

A Solano County resident is being treated in Sacramento for the coronavirus, the first confirmed person-to-person case in California, health officials confirmed Wednesday.

The person, who has not been identified, was not exposed to the virus through traveling or through contact with someone who was known to be infected, according to California Department of Public Health officials.

The Los Rios Community College District isn't the only college campus impacted by the virus. Three members from the UC Davis campus are currently in isolation out of precaution of coronavirus, according to Chancellor Gary S. May. One person is being tested for the virus, and that person is not currently on campus, while the other two have shown no symptoms of the virus. The three people lived in Kearney Hall.



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