Torrington, Wyo. (RELEASE from EWC) February 24, 2021 — Eastern Wyoming College officials have received notification of a positive COVID-19 case of an on-campus student.
Officials are working directly with this student to determine contact tracing and will directly contact any individuals who are determined to be at risk due to close contact. Close contact refers to an individual who was within 6 feet of an infected person for at least 15 minutes.
Due to this positive student case and the appropriate quarantine measures of students within close contact, the EWC Lancer volleyball games scheduled for Friday, February 26th and Saturday, February 27th will be canceled.
It is imperative that individuals remain diligent and carefully follow all public health orders and safety measures. As a reminder, if you have symptoms of illness, or develop COVID-19 symptoms while on campus, isolate yourself immediately and contact a health care professional. Please remember to continue to practice good hygiene, social distancing, and wear a face-covering or mask at all times. All students, employees, and visitors are required to wear masks or face coverings in all EWC facilities. Any updates will be posted on the EWC website at the following link: https://ewc.wy.edu/alerts/.