Important COVID-19 Information

For all University updates and resources regarding COVID-19, please visit www.doane.edu/covid-19

COVID-19 Prevention & Reporting

Doane Community,

Doane continues to monitor information surrounding COVID-19 so we can make informed decisions with the best interests of our community in mind. We are asking for your partnership in this effort so we can all play a role in minimizing any potential spread of this disease. We ask that you refer to previous messages from the institution regarding student and employee health (e.g., best practices) and include in that a share of information with Doane so we can support you in your safe health practices.

Student Health Message

COVID-19 Reported Cases

With students and faculty on the Crete campus on spring break this week, we encourage those who are traveling to take extra caution. The CDC has a FAQ for travelers that can be found here. Whether you are traveling or not, please keep the following in mind: 

  1. If you are experiencing any symptoms related to COVID-19 please follow the CDC quarantine recommendations for 14 days. Report your condition to the following support services so we can assist and provide you with further information:
    • Employees: Please contact Kelli Schweitzer kelli.schweitzer@doane.edu with your information.
    • Students: Please contact Nurse Kelly Kelly.jirovec@doane.edu with your information.
    • This information will be kept private and only used as quantitative-summary data (e.g., 14 reports from [TBD] campus).
  2. If you have traveled to any area currently being monitored by the CDC as Level 1, 2 or 3 health notices, please report this information immediately. We would like to know your self-quarantine actions or preventative measures.
    • Employees: Please contact Kelli Schweitzer kelli.schweitzer@doane.edu with your information.
    • Students: Please contact Nurse Kelly Kelly.jirovec@doane.edu with your information.
    • This information will be kept private and only used as quantitative-summary data (e.g., 14 reports from [TBD] campus).
  3. If you attended any recent event (including the recent report of COVID-19 exposure at the Special Olympics basketball event in Fremont, NE on Feb. 29) that could have made you a risk for contact to reported COVID-19, please contact Doane Student Health Services or Human Resources. Although your risk of direct contact may be small, we wish to engage with you and share information that could assist our institutional response and provide recommendations and support!
    • Employees: Please contact Kelli Schweitzer kelli.schweitzer@doane.edu with your information.
    • Students: Please contact Nurse Kelly Kelly.jirovec@doane.edu with your information.
    • This information will be kept private and only used as quantitative-summary data (e.g., 14 reports from [TBD] campus).

Thank you for your attention to this important information. For those who are traveling, we hope you have a wonderful spring break!

Sincerely,

COVID-19 Assessment Team

Kelly Jirovec (Kelly.jirovec@doane.edu)
Director of Student Health Service

Russ Hewitt (Russ.hewitt@doane.edu)
Public Safety Director

Brian Flesner (Brian.flesner@doane.edu)
Director of Facilities Operations and Construction Projects

Ryan Mueksch (Ryan.Mueksch@doane.edu)
Sr. Communications Manager

Kelli Schweitzer (Kelli.schweitzer@doane.edu)
Assistant Director of Human Resources