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

On Thursday, August 19, 2021, the Desert Research Institute was notified that a DRI employee at our Reno campus tested positive for the coronavirus (COVID-19) on August 18, 2021.  The employee was last on DRI’s Reno campus on Friday, August 13, 2021.  We are issuing this notice of communicable disease as an abundance of caution.

The DRI Senior Leadership team takes each of these notifications very seriously and the health and wellbeing of our employees is of the highest priority.

Date/Time of Incident: August 13, 2021

Location of Incident: DRI Reno Campus, Maxey Building.

Description of Incident: The employee accessed the Maxey building on DRI’s Reno campus. This individual did not have close contact with others while 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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