COVID-19 Tracking

Current Stetson University Tier Level:

TIER 4

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Stetson University instituted a rigorous testing program in fall of 2020 as part of its coordinated effort to control the spread of COVID-19 and safeguard the health of students, faculty and staff. Our protocol calls for frequent testing to identify infected individuals who may be asymptomatic. Stetson University Health Service, working with our partner AdventHealth, quickly isolates contagious individuals and traces others with whom they had contact.

The COVID-19 Tracking Dashboard aggregates testing and vaccination data from DeLand campus, College of Law and off-campus/virtual sources providing context using a visual representation to help you interpret the data accurately.

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Data Definitions and Tracing

  • COVID-19 tracking counts are aggregated from data entered by those conducting contact tracing. Data are validated weekly to ensure accuracy and minor corrections are made as necessary (e.g., a duplicate record of the same individual’s case, a miscategorization of campus or person type). All data corrections are logged and can be made available, if necessary, by contacting Safer Stetson. Should a major correction be necessary (e.g., a substantive logic model error aggregating cases incorrectly) a specific correction update will be posted to this website.
  • Vaccination counts percentages based on self-reported vaccinations, verified by Stetson Health Service, and only include those who have completed the vaccination (one dose of a one-dose shot or both doses of a two-shot series), including incoming deposited DeLand students. This data is updated daily at 4 p.m. All members of the Stetson community are encouraged to voluntarily report their vaccination status online. The university has set the community goal at 70% vaccination rate. For more information about vaccinations, please refer to the COVID-19 Vaccination webpage. Please note that this information will be kept private and confidential.
  • See a list of definitions for each variable included in the COVID-19 Tracking webpage.
  • Tracing and follow-up support occurs immediately for all COVID-19 positive cases, including those who are symptomatic, asymptomatic or potentially exposed. Only confirmed (not suspected) cases are reported. All confirmed cases are fully disclosed to the university community, as well as all appropriate health authorities.

Testing Information

To get tested, visit the COVID-19 Testing webpage. In addition to Stetson's tier protocols, the Athletics Department has NCAA-mandated phases that must also be followed (see page 14 of linked document). For the latest information about Stetson's Spring 2022 semester testing requirements, refer to the COVID-19 Testing page or consult the COVID-19 Testing section of the DeLand FAQ page for specific guidance.

Isolation Information

in Jan. 2022, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention revised their COVID-19 isolation and quarantine guidelines. According to the CDC, “the change is motivated by science demonstrating that the majority of SARS-CoV-2 transmission occurs early in the course of illness, generally in the 1-2 days prior to onset of symptoms and the 2-3 days after." Isolation for COVID-19 positive individuals has been reduced in most cases. For more information about Stetson University's isolation protocols based on the current guidelines from the Department of Health, visit Safer Stetson's Isolation webpage.

*Note: You must be 24 hours fever and major respiratory symptom free to end isolation.

Asymptomatic On-Campus Testing

A full list of Stetson University’s COVID related testing statistics is available on our On-Campus Testing Results webpage.

  • Nov. 9 – 1 test, 0 positive, 0% positive
  • Nov. 2 -  17 tests, 0 positive, 0% positive
  • Oct. 26 - 1 tests, 0 positive, 0% positive 
  • Oct. 19 -  2 tests, 0 positive, 0% positive
  • Oct. 12 -  2 tests, 0 positive, 0% positive
  • Sept. 7 - 19 tests, 0 positive, 0% positive 
  • Aug. 23 - 46 tests, 0 positive, 0% positive
  • Aug.12 - 39 tests, 2 positive, 5.2% positive 
  • Aug. 13 - 23 tests, 0 positive, 0% positive
  • Aug. 16 - 43 tests, 1 positive, 2.3% positive
  • Aug. 17 - 8 tests, 0 positive, 0% positive
  • Aug. 18 - 11 tests, 0 positive, 0% positive 
  • Aug. 7 – 56 tests, 0 positive, 0% positive
  • July 29  – 33 tests, 0 positive, 0% positive rate
  • May 6  – 21 tests, 0 positive, 0% positive rate
  • April 26  – 31 tests, 0 positive, 0% positive rate
  • April 9  – 31 tests, 0 positive, 0% positive rate
  • March 24 – 35 tests, 0 positive, 0% positive rate
  • March 9 – 87 tests, 0 positive, 0% positive rate
  • Feb. 22  – 77 tests, 0 positive, 0% positive rate
  • Feb. 9 – 80 tests, 0 positive, 0% positive rate
  • Jan. 26 – 1 test, 0 positive, 0% rate
  • Jan. 25 – 54 rapid antigen tests, 0 positive, 0% rate
  • Jan. 21 – 98 rapid antigen tests, 0 positive, 0% rate
  • Jan. 20 – 124 rapid antigen tests, 0 positive, 0% rate
  • Jan. 19 – 165 rapid antigen tests, 0 positive, 0% rate
  • Jan. 18 – 1 test, 1 positive, 100% rate
  • Jan. 16 – 107 rapid antigen tests, 0 positive, 0% rate
  • Jan. 15 – 170 rapid antigen tests, 1 positive, 0.59% rate
  • Jan. 8 – 43 rapid saliva tests, 1 positive, 2.0% rate
  • Jan. 7 – 118 rapid saliva tests, 0 positive, 0% rate
  • Dec. 10 – 78 rapid saliva tests, 0 positive, 0% rate
  • Dec. 4 – 50 rapid saliva tests, 0 positive, 0% rate
  • Nov. 23 – 87 rapid saliva tests, 2 positive employees and 1 positive student, 3.4% rate
  • Nov. 9 – 51 rapid saliva tests, 2 positive, 3.92% rate
  • Nov. 4 – 42 rapid saliva tests, 0 positive, 0% rate
  • Oct. 27 – 37 rapid saliva tests, 0 positive, 0% rate
  • Oct. 22 – 48 rapid antigen tests, 0 positive, 0% rate
  • Oct. 12 – 39 rapid saliva tests, 2 positive, 5.12% rate
  • Oct. 8 – 76 rapid antigen tests, 0 positive, 0% rate
  • Sept. 17 – 30 tests, 0 positive, 0% rate
  • Aug. 25-26 – 89 tests, 0 positive, 0% rate
  • July – 99 tests, 2 positive, 2% rate

Testing Options

Testing Options:

  1. Stetson Health Service: Rapid antigen and/or PCR tests may be ordered at the Advent Health’s providers discretion. The provider’s visit and the PCR test are charged through insurance. Appointments must be scheduled. Referrals to an off-campus option are available for those without insurance. (Students, Staff & Faculty). 
  2. Free At-Home Covid Tests:   Stetson University is offering free at-home test kits for students and employees while supplies last. 
  3. On-Campus testing events: Free testing for individuals who are asymptomatic (Students, Staff & Faculty)

For more information about Stetson University's testing options, visit the COVID-19 Testing page.

Health Reminders

What should I do if I feel sick? See Stetson’s Health Response Protocol.

What resources are available to me if I test positive? For DeLand, visit the Healthy Hatters resources webpage for important information and helpful links. For the College of Law, students, faculty and staff can visit the resources page on Safer Stetson.

Who should I notify if I receive a positive test result from a test provider other than Stetson? Stetson community members are reminded to report test results through www.stetson.edu/reportit if you are COVID-19 positive, symptomatic or exposed. For more information, contact Stetson Health Service at 386-822-8150 or email [email protected]

What happens if someone shows symptoms of COVID-19 and another infection (like Flu)? COVID-19 must be ruled out if someone shows symptoms. They will take a PCR test and isolate until results come back. According to Department of Health (DOH) protocol, if someone tests positive for something like the flu, they should still be tested for COVID-19.

Learn more at Safer Stetson's Healthy Hatters and COVID-19 Policies webpages.

Local Resources

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