Kent State begins new COVID-19 testing procedures for spring semester

Grace Hare, TV2 Reporter

Kent State is offering mandatory Covid-19 testing at the Ice Arena weekly for students to take. A

fter being tested, students are expected to wait in the Ice Arena for fifteen minutes, then they will be notified of their results.

If a student’s test comes out positive, they will be directed to the COVID Response Team nurse in the Ice Arena who will arrange for an isolation room on campus.

From there, a COVID Response Team contact investigator will be in contact with you to finalize your isolation plans that include special dietary requirements.

If negative, students are expected to continue to wear a face covering, maintain six feet of physical distance and practice good hand hygiene along with the Flash Safe Seven rules.

TV2’s Grace Hare reports.