Testing and Contact Tracing

A daily symptom assessment is required for all faculty, staff, and students each day they intend to be on one or more of Miami University’s campuses through December 31, 2020. If you display any of these symptoms, you should stay home and call Student Health Services or your doctor. An absence and COVID-19 illness reporting system is being developed for employees and students who have returned to live, study, and work at Miami University’s campuses. 

Contact tracing will be conducted in collaboration with the Butler County General Health District for the Oxford campus and appropriate local health departments for the Regional Campuses in the event a student, faculty, or staff member tests positive for COVID-19.

To assist with tracing efforts, we ask that attendance sheets be maintained for classes and all in-person meetings, including student organization meetings, in case they are requested.

COVID-19 and antibody testing will be conducted in recommended situations in compliance with guidance from the Ohio Department of Health and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

The University will administer COVID-19 viral testing for faculty, staff, and students with signs or symptoms consistent with COVID-19 to diagnose current infections of COVID-19. The University will also provide testing for asymptomatic faculty, staff, and students with recent known or suspected exposure to COVID-19 to control transmission. Testing is available at the Student Health Service and Employee Health Clinic. Call 513-529-3000 to make an appointment for testing.

Miami University will take appropriate measures to ensure the privacy and confidentiality of the protected health information of students, faculty, and staff.