Clery Notice: Positive Case of Coronavirus on DRI’s Reno Campus

On Tuesday, December 8, 2020, the Desert Research Institute was notified that a DRI employee at our Reno campus tested positive for the Coronavirus (COVID-19) on Friday, December 4, 2020. The employee was last on DRI’s Reno campus on Wednesday, November 18, 2020. We are issuing this notice of communicable disease as an abundance of caution.

The health and well-being of our students and employees is something that is taken very seriously and is of the highest priority. We are issuing the following notice of communicable disease as an abundance of caution.

Date/Time of Incident: December 4, 2020

Location of Incident: DRI Reno Campus – Northern Nevada Science Center (NNSC) building

Description of Incident: The employee accessed areas of DRI’s Reno campus, Northern Nevada Science Center (NNSC) building. DRI has notified anyone who may have had close contact with the employee on campus.

The Washoe County Health District encourages anyone with concerns to call the General Public Helpline at 775.328.2427. The number is live Monday – Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. for COVID-19 questions.

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