Second SUNY Oneonta Employee Tests Positive for COVID-19
According to a college press release from Friday, a second SUNY Oneonta employee has tested positive for COVID-19. On April 13, the college reported its first case.
The affected employee in quarantine until April 27 is not at work and has not been in their office since April 7.
On Friday, the Office of Human Resources notified campus community members who may have been in contact with the affected employee. The Otsego County Department of Health also has collected information about such individuals to provide them with direction about ongoing precautionary measures, as appropriate.
Facilities staff disinfected and cleaned the affected employee’s workspace on April 13. Consistent with guidance from the New York State Department of Health, the college will now perform extra cleaning on high-touch areas where the affected employee works, such as handles, doorknobs, elevator buttons, bathroom stall doors, faucets, handrails, swipe areas and keypads.