COVID-19 Updates

For additional information on the Coronavirus (COVID-19) please visit the website of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Access to Virtual Support Services for Students

04/08/21

Methodist College COVID-19 Statistics through 04/08/21

COVID-19 Cases and Quarantines Students Staff
   2021 2020   2021 2020 
Current Confirmed Positive Cases - Isolating Off-Campus 4  0 1  0
Past Confirmed Positive Cases - Who Recovered and Returned 9  56 3  11
Currently Quarantined Due to Close Contact Exposure or Symptoms
(Not Confirmed Positive Cases)
0  0 0  0
Previously Quarantined Due to Close Contact Exposure or Symptoms
Have Since Returned to Classes/Work
99  253
5


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04/01/21

Methodist College COVID-19 Statistics through 04/01/21

COVID-19 Cases and Quarantines Students Staff
   2021 2020   2021 2020 
Current Confirmed Positive Cases - Isolating Off-Campus 1  0 1  0
Past Confirmed Positive Cases - Who Recovered and Returned 9  56 2  11
Currently Quarantined Due to Close Contact Exposure or Symptoms
(Not Confirmed Positive Cases)
5  0 0  0
Previously Quarantined Due to Close Contact Exposure or Symptoms
Have Since Returned to Classes/Work
91  253
5


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03/24/2021

In compliance with guidelines of the CARES Act, the following 45 Day report is provided:

Methodist College CARES Act 45 Day Report (pdf)

03/25/21

Methodist College COVID-19 Statistics through 03/25/21

COVID-19 Cases and Quarantines Students Staff
   2021 2020   2021 2020 
Current Confirmed Positive Cases - Isolating Off-Campus 1  0 1  0
Past Confirmed Positive Cases - Who Recovered and Returned 7  56 2  11
Currently Quarantined Due to Close Contact Exposure or Symptoms
(Not Confirmed Positive Cases)
4  0 1  0
Previously Quarantined Due to Close Contact Exposure or Symptoms
Have Since Returned to Classes/Work
86  253
4


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03/19/21

Methodist College COVID-19 Statistics through 03/18/21

COVID-19 Cases and Quarantines Students Staff
   2021 2020   2021 2020 
Current Confirmed Positive Cases - Isolating Off-Campus 1  0 0  0
Past Confirmed Positive Cases - Who Recovered and Returned 7  56 2  11
Currently Quarantined Due to Close Contact Exposure or Symptoms
(Not Confirmed Positive Cases)
9  0 0  0
Previously Quarantined Due to Close Contact Exposure or Symptoms
Have Since Returned to Classes/Work
73  253
4


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03/11/21

Methodist College COVID-19 Statistics through 03/11/21

COVID-19 Cases and Quarantines Students Staff
   2021 2020   2021 2020 
Current Confirmed Positive Cases - Isolating Off-Campus 0  0 0  0
Past Confirmed Positive Cases - Who Recovered and Returned 7  56 2  11
Currently Quarantined Due to Close Contact Exposure or Symptoms
(Not Confirmed Positive Cases)
1  0 0  0
Previously Quarantined Due to Close Contact Exposure or Symptoms
Have Since Returned to Classes/Work
66  253
5

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03/04/21

Methodist College COVID-19 Statistics through 03/04/21

COVID-19 Cases and Quarantines Students Staff
   2021 2020   2021 2020 
Current Confirmed Positive Cases - Isolating Off-Campus 0  0 0  0
Past Confirmed Positive Cases - Who Recovered and Returned 7  56 2  11
Currently Quarantined Due to Close Contact Exposure or Symptoms
(Not Confirmed Positive Cases)
1  0 0  0
Previously Quarantined Due to Close Contact Exposure or Symptoms
Have Since Returned to Classes/Work
61  253 5

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02/25/21

Methodist College COVID-19 Statistics through 02/25/21

COVID-19 Cases and Quarantines Students Staff
   2021 2020   2021 2020 
Current Confirmed Positive Cases - Isolating Off-Campus 0  0 0  0
Past Confirmed Positive Cases - Who Recovered and Returned 7  56 2  11
Currently Quarantined Due to Close Contact Exposure or Symptoms
(Not Confirmed Positive Cases)
7  0 1  0
Previously Quarantined Due to Close Contact Exposure or Symptoms
Have Since Returned to Classes/Work
50  253 4

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02/19/21

In compliance with guidelines of the CARES Act, the following 45 Day report is provided:

Methodist College CARES Act 45 Day Report (pdf)

02/19/21

Methodist College COVID-19 Statistics through 02/19/21

COVID-19 Cases and Quarantines Students Staff
   2021 2020   2021 2020 
Current Confirmed Positive Cases - Isolating Off-Campus 0  0 0  0
Past Confirmed Positive Cases - Who Recovered and Returned 7  56 2  11
Currently Quarantined Due to Close Contact Exposure or Symptoms
(Not Confirmed Positive Cases)
7  0 0  0
Previously Quarantined Due to Close Contact Exposure or Symptoms
Have Since Returned to Classes/Work
36  253 4

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02/11/21

Methodist College COVID-19 Statistics through 02/11/21

COVID-19 Cases and Quarantines Students Staff
   2021 2020   2021 2020 
Current Confirmed Positive Cases - Isolating Off-Campus 2  0 0  0
Past Confirmed Positive Cases - Who Recovered and Returned 5  56 2  11
Currently Quarantined Due to Close Contact Exposure or Symptoms
(Not Confirmed Positive Cases)
9  0 1  0
Previously Quarantined Due to Close Contact Exposure or Symptoms
Have Since Returned to Classes/Work
26  253 3

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02/04/21

Methodist College COVID-19 Statistics through 02/04/21

COVID-19 Cases and Quarantines Students Staff
   2021 2020   2021 2020 
Current Confirmed Positive Cases - Isolating Off-Campus 1  0 0  0
Past Confirmed Positive Cases - Who Recovered and Returned 5  56 2  11
Currently Quarantined Due to Close Contact Exposure or Symptoms
(Not Confirmed Positive Cases)
4  0 1  0
Previously Quarantined Due to Close Contact Exposure or Symptoms
Have Since Returned to Classes/Work
19  253 2

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01/29/21

Methodist College COVID-19 Statistics through 01/29/21

COVID-19 Cases and Quarantines Students Staff
   2021 2020   2021 2020 
Current Confirmed Positive Cases - Isolating Off-Campus 2  0 1  0
Past Confirmed Positive Cases - Who Recovered and Returned 3  56 1  11
Currently Quarantined Due to Close Contact Exposure or Symptoms
(Not Confirmed Positive Cases)
5  0 0  0
Previously Quarantined Due to Close Contact Exposure or Symptoms
Have Since Returned to Classes/Work
9  253 2

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01/26/21

February 1, 2021 Return to Campus

The North Central Region (Region 2) has moved to Phase 4 of the Restore Illinois response to the COVID-19 pandemic. This supports our return to campus in accordance with course syllabi on February 1, 2021.

Students should check their syllabus for each course to determine the meeting schedule, and review emails from course instructors about return to campus. While on campus, students should continue with current practices in place to decrease the spread of the COVID-19 virus, including the following:

  • Wear your mask over BOTH mouth and nose from the time you exit your vehicle until the time you return to it with the only exception being to remove it for eating and drinking
  • Stop at Campus Safety or the Front Desk to have your temperature checked and answer the questionnaire regarding symptoms
  • Use hand sanitizer BOTH before and after you record your temperature and symptoms responses on the computers provided
  • Maintain a social distance of six feet between yourself and others
  • Complete the COVID-19 Form if you are experiencing COVID-19 related symptoms, have been exposed, or have traveled outside the United States in the last 14 days.
  • Work with your faculty if you have COVID-19 related issues to assure progress toward meeting course requirements
  • Do not move the furniture closer together in gathering spaces such as the Library and Student Commons – it has been placed to maintain social distancing
  • Classroom occupancy is still restricted to the six-foot radius to minimize droplet spread

As the effects of the pandemic are improving, it is important to let students know that there is no plan to implement the Withdraw COVID option during the spring 2021 semester.

01/21/21

Methodist College COVID-19 Statistics through 01/21/21 

COVID-19 Cases and Quarantines Students Staff
   2021 2020   2021 2020 
Current Confirmed Positive Cases - Isolating Off-Campus 1  0 2  0
Past Confirmed Positive Cases - Who Recovered and Returned 3  56 0  11
Currently Quarantined Due to Close Contact Exposure or Symptoms
(Not Confirmed Positive Cases)
6  0 0  0
Previously Quarantined Due to Close Contact Exposure or Symptoms
Have Since Returned to Classes/Work
3  253 2

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01/15/21

Methodist College COVID-19 Statistics through 01/14/21 

COVID-19 Cases and Quarantines Students Staff
   2021 2020   2021 2020 
Current Confirmed Positive Cases - Isolating Off-Campus 0  0 2  0
Past Confirmed Positive Cases - Who Recovered and Returned 3  56 0  11
Currently Quarantined Due to Close Contact Exposure or Symptoms
(Not Confirmed Positive Cases)
0  0 0  0
Previously Quarantined Due to Close Contact Exposure or Symptoms
Have Since Returned to Classes/Work
0  253 0

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01/06/21

In compliance with guidelines of the CARES Act, the following report is provided:

Quarterly Budget and Expenditure Reporting under CARES Act

01/05/21

In compliance with guidelines of the CARES Act, the following 45 Day report is provided:

Methodist College CARES Act 45 Day Report (pdf)

12/17/20

Methodist College COVID-19 Statistics through 12/17/20


COVID-19 Cases and Quarantines Students Staff
Current Confirmed Positive Cases - Isolating Off-Campus 0 0
Past Confirmed Positive Cases - Who Recovered and Returned 55 11
Currently Quarantined Due to Close Contact Exposure or Symptoms
(Not Confirmed Positive Cases)
0 2
Previously Quarantined Due to Close Contact Exposure or Symptoms
Have Since Returned to Classes/Work
253 63

12/10/20

Methodist College COVID-19 Statistics through 12/10/20

COVID-19 Cases and Quarantines Students Staff
Current Confirmed Positive Cases - Isolating Off-Campus 3 1
Past Confirmed Positive Cases - Who Recovered and Returned 51 10
Currently Quarantined Due to Close Contact Exposure or Symptoms
(Not Confirmed Positive Cases)
0 2
Previously Quarantined Due to Close Contact Exposure or Symptoms
Have Since Returned to Classes/Work
253 62


12/3/20

Methodist College COVID-19 Statistics through 12/3/20

COVID-19 Cases and Quarantines Students Staff
Current Confirmed Positive Cases - Isolating Off-Campus 5 2
Past Confirmed Positive Cases - Who Recovered and Returned 44 9
Currently Quarantined Due to Close Contact Exposure or Symptoms
(Not Confirmed Positive Cases)
6 2
Previously Quarantined Due to Close Contact Exposure or Symptoms
Have Since Returned to Classes/Work
248 61


11/20/20

Methodist College COVID-19 Statistics through 11/20/20

COVID-19 Cases and Quarantines Students Staff
Current Confirmed Positive Cases - Isolating Off-Campus 6 1
Past Confirmed Positive Cases - Who Recovered and Returned 33 7
Currently Quarantined Due to Close Contact Exposure or Symptoms
(Not Confirmed Positive Cases)
11 2
Previously Quarantined Due to Close Contact Exposure or Symptoms
Have Since Returned to Classes/Work
231 56

11/19/20

In compliance with guidelines of the CARES Act, the following 45 Day report is provided:

Methodist College CARES Act 45 Day Report (pdf)

11/13/20

In compliance with guidelines of the CARES Act, the following report is provided:
Quarterly Budget and Expenditure Reporting under CARES Act

11/12/20

Methodist College COVID-19 Statistics through 11/12/20

COVID-19 Cases and Quarantines Students Staff
Current Confirmed Positive Cases - Isolating Off-Campus 9 3
Past Confirmed Positive Cases - Who Recovered and Returned 26 4
Currently Quarantined Due to Close Contact Exposure or Symptoms
(Not Confirmed Positive Cases)
13 7
Previously Quarantined Due to Close Contact Exposure or Symptoms
Have Since Returned to Classes/Work
216 4

11/11/20

Methodist College is committed to making the best decisions possible in support of mitigating the spread of the COVID-19 virus among our students, faculty, and staff. Therefore, with the rise in cases in Central Illinois, college leadership have made a decision to suspend clinical experiences for all nursing courses effective Monday, November 16.

Nursing students should monitor their D2L and email for communications from faculty. Clinical experiences will be replaced with alternative assignments in accordance with faculty instructions.

As previously communicated, face-to-face classes will transition to remote methodology on Monday, November 30 and continue through the end of the Fall 2020 semester. Final examinations will be delivered remotely in accordance with faculty instructions.

However, we will continue to hold on-campus laboratory and regularly scheduled simulation experiences through the end of the semester.

Social Work field placement experiences will continue, as they are being conducted remotely.

We will also be monitoring the executive orders of Governor Pritzker in the event there are any changes to the Restore Illinois phases. We continue to be in Phase 4 presently, but this could change if there is a significant increase in COVID-19 cases in our region.

As a reminder, there are resources available to students, including the Center for Student Success, the OASIS (Office of Access, Support, and Inclusion Services), and the Library. The following link will provide more information: Virtual Support Services. Please check in with your faculty and academic leadership as needed to support your diligent work to achieve success through the end of the semester. These are challenging times, and the college will provide support and guidance to the greatest extent possible.

11/05/20

Methodist College COVID-19 Statistics through 11/05/20

COVID-19 Cases and Quarantines Students