11 cases of COVID-19 confirmed as result of University of New Hampshire – Health News Today

The New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services is investigating a potential outbreak of COVID-19 among individuals associated with the Theta Chi Fraternity chapter, located at 5 Strafford Ave. in Durham.>> Download the FREE WMUR appHealth officials said that as of Sunday, 11 persons with COVID-19 have been identified who have been at the fraternity house. Any individuals who visited the Theta Chi Fraternity since the end of August may have been exposed to COVID-19.All members of the fraternity are in a 14-day quarantine. School officials say the chapter of Theta Chi is under interim suspension immediately. According to a statement from school officials, the outbreak was the result of a party of more than 100 people not wearing masks on Aug. 29. The Office of Community Standards is taking the chapter through student conduct judicial proceedings.Those who may have been exposed should self-observe for illness and seek testing, Guidance for self-observation is available at the DHHS website. Students who may have been exposed can access testing through UNH. Persons not associated with the university can access testing through multiple testing options available in the state. For persons without health insurance or a primary care provider, testing is available and can be scheduled by calling (603) 271-5980 or through completing an online form available through DHHS.

The New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services is investigating a potential outbreak of COVID-19 among individuals associated with the Theta Chi Fraternity chapter, located at 5 Strafford Ave. in Durham.

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Health officials said that as of Sunday, 11 persons with COVID-19 have been identified who have been at the fraternity house. Any individuals who visited the Theta Chi Fraternity since the end of August may have been exposed to COVID-19.

All members of the fraternity are in a 14-day quarantine. School officials say the chapter of Theta Chi is under interim suspension immediately.

According to a statement from school officials, the outbreak was the result of a party of more than 100 people not wearing masks on Aug. 29. The Office of Community Standards is taking the chapter through student conduct judicial proceedings.

Those who may have been exposed should self-observe for illness and seek testing, Guidance for self-observation is available at the DHHS website. Students who may have been exposed can access testing through UNH. Persons not associated with the university can access testing through multiple testing options available in the state.

For persons without health insurance or a primary care provider, testing is available and can be scheduled by calling (603) 271-5980 or through completing an online form available through DHHS.

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