Montgomery College’s Coronavirus Response Plan

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Reem Saleh

On March 11, 2020, a memo was sent by Dr. Pollard, president of Montgomery College, to all Montgomery College community members. The memo contained information on the college’s Coronavirus Response Plan.  That was a year ago. So how exactly is the college doing amongst this global pandemic?

In March of 2020, the number of reported cases at Montgomery College, across all three campuses, were only two, one employee and one student. In March of 2021, the number of reported cases at Montgomery College, across all three campuses, was only one, one employee. The total number of reported positive cases on all three campuses since March 2020 is 29, 21 employees, and 8 students. Only students and employees who have been approved for on-campus instruction or work are included in the COVID-19 case reporting.

As far as opening up the campus, a set of metrics was created to evaluate where Montgomery College is as an institution in comparison to the set of data from the state and the county. This set of metrics looks at seven different factors that serve as return indicators.

Those seven factors are: