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This week's essential health and wellness information from BGSU Chief Health Officer Ben Batey

Watch BGSU Chief Health Officer Ben Batey's April 27 Video Update
In this week’s COVID-19 update, our positive case numbers have decreased significantly as the spring semester comes to an end. The latest dashboard is outlined in this email, as well as on the Forward Falcons website.
Every day, we are closer to being on the other side of this pandemic. We are proud of how far we have come, together, over the past year to slow the spread of COVID-19 in our communities, from wearing face coverings, to keeping a small social circle, getting tested, participating in our surveillance testing program and getting vaccinated. For any BGSU student or employee who has not yet been vaccinated, we are offering additional opportunities on campus this week.
Walk-in Pfizer vaccination clinic tomorrow
Tomorrow, BGSU will host a walk-in COVID-19 Pfizer vaccination clinic for first and second doses at the Perry Field House in partnership with the Wood County Health Department. The clinics will take place tomorrow, April 28, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The clinics are open to the public and appointments are not required. You will be asked to provide a form of identification. Vaccinations are open to those 16 and older; anyone under 18 will need to have a parent or guardian present.
Individuals receiving their second dose should attend during their previously scheduled appointment. Individuals receiving their first dose of the vaccine will be able to schedule their second dose at another location should they not be in Bowling Green when it's time for the second vaccination.
Single-dose vaccination appointments this Thursday
Single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccines have been approved to resume use this week. BGSU will host free COVID-19 vaccine appointments featuring the J&J vaccine for BGSU students and employees only. Appointments will be available this Thursday, April 29, from 2:30 to 5 p.m. on campus inside the Bowen-Thompson Student Union Multi-Purpose Room 228. The Johnson & Johnson vaccine is approved for ages 18 and older. Please bring a photo ID. Schedule your single-dose vaccine appointment →
Volunteers needed for April 29 clinic
The Wood County Health Department is looking for volunteers to assist with the vaccine clinics this week. These volunteer positions would handle a variety of tasks and do not require formal training. These roles will be essential in helping the clinics run quickly and efficiently. Volunteer to help at our April 29 vaccine clinic →
On-campus rapid testing this week
BGSU will continue to offer free rapid testing on campus for students, faculty and staff. We have rapid testing available this Wednesday and Thursday for anyone who may want to be tested before traveling home. Schedule your Rapid Test →
We want to thank all of our students, faculty and staff for your flexibility throughout this academic year. We look forward to returning in the fall with a greater sense of normalcy and wish you a healthy, safe summer!
Be well,
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Ben Batey, MPH, RN
Chief Health Officer

Vaccination opportunities throughout Ohio
If would like to get vaccinated but cannot attend our on-campus clinics this week, we encourage you to get vaccinated at a location that is most convenient for you. For more information on availability, please visit Ohio’s list of vaccine provider locations, the Wood County Health Department website or the Erie County Health Department website.

Schedule your free rapid COVID-19 test
BGSU is offering free COVID-19 rapid testing for students, faculty, and staff. Results within 15 minutes. Rapid tests are available this Wednesday and Thursday inside the Bowen-Thompson Student Union. These tests will be administered by appointment only.
Schedule your Rapid Test →

BGSU COVID-19 DASHBOARD
Positive Cases of COVID-19 Reported to BGSU
Includes positive COVID-19 cases reported to BGSU from health departments, medical providers, testing and self-report. Not all cases are residing in Bowling Green or Wood County and this includes cases reported at BGSU Firelands.
This Period:
7
5 Students
(100% of students live off-campus)
0 Faculty 2 Staff
4/19/2021 - 4/25/2021
Last Period:
26
24 Students
(71% of students live off-campus)
0 Faculty 2 Staff
4/12/2021 - 4/18/2021
Cumulative:
492
426 Students
10 Faculty 56 Staff
Since 1/11/2021 (start of Spring Semester)
On-Campus Isolation and Quarantine
Isolation separates individuals who have tested positive for COVID-19 from others to minimize the spread of the virus. Quarantine separates individuals who have been exposed to someone who is positive for COVID-19 from the general public. All residence hall students are offered on-campus quarantine and isolation space. Students may choose to return home.
Students Currently Isolated in University Housing:
0
100% beds available
As of 4/26/2021
Students Currently Quarantined in Residence Halls:
1
As of 4/26/2021
COVID-19 Testing
Includes screening testing of targeted individuals as well as open on-demand testing for students, faculty and staff who may be asymptomatic, symptomatic, or have had an exposure.
This Period 4/19/2021 - 4/25/2021
Tests:
460
Positives:
1
Positivity Rate:
0.2%
Ohio Positivity Rate:
4.5%
Cumulative since 1/1/2021
Tests:
17,868
Positives:
488
Positivity Rate:
2.7%
 
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