Safer at Home Order (11/30-12/20) and Return from Holiday Activities

Please be advised that the Los Angeles County Dept. of Public Health has issued a Temporary Safer at Home Order beginning Monday, November 30. Given the current high rate of transmission of COVID-19 in LA County, coinciding with record levels of travel for the Thanksgiving holiday, we are advising all on-site campsus employees to test for COVID-19 prior to returning for on-site work in any on-campus facility.

11/6: COVID-19 Health Advisory

Sarah Van Orman, USC’s Chief Health Officer for USC Student Health, reminds the USC community to continue to follow health protocols and avoid gatherings in light of the recent increase in the number of COVID-19 cases in both the student and employee populations.

7/9: COVID-19 Health Alert

In the past few days, a cluster of 15 positive cases of COVID-19 among houses located on 28th Street has been identified and is being evaluated. Patients with confirmed positive tests are in self-isolation at home or are in the process of being privately transported to isolation. We have seen a rapid acceleration in community spread in the last three weeks. The current positivity rate for L.A. County is 11%, which is up from 5% about three weeks ago.