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October 22, 2021

Health and Safety Task Force Update: Oct. 21, 2021

Updates will be shared each Thursday from the Health and Safety Task Force at Guilford as a way of ensuring regular and trusted communication on important topics related to the operations of the college related to Covid-19. In this update, you can expect information about:

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  1. Mandatory campus-wide testing after Fall Break
  2. Update on vaccine mandate
  3. Testing results for week of Oct. 18, 2021
  4. Regular and relevant data to understand the health of our community
  5. Information on the next testing and vaccination opportunities on and off campus
  6. Information on important phasing and planning related to activities across campus
  7. Answers to frequently asked questions 
Mandatory campus-wide testing after Fall Break

With no classes being held Monday and Tuesday next week for Fall Break, there will be campus-wide PCR testing for Covid after Fall Break on Wednesday, Oct. 27, and Friday, Oct. 29, from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1 to 5 p.m. in the Carnegie Room of Hege Library. It is mandatory for all students, faculty, and staff (no matter your vaccination status) to test one of those days. Please pre-register at If you are not able to attend either one of these dates, you can be PCR tested at an off-campus site and submit the result to

Update on vaccine mandate

Friday, Oct. 15, was the deadline for all faculty, staff, and students to submit proof of their vaccination. Students who do not meet the mandate requirements (either by being vaccinated, obtaining an exemption, or transitioning their schedule to remote instruction only) will hear from the Division of Student Affairs to begin the process of unenrolling. Faculty and staff who do not meet the mandate requirements will hear from Human Resources to begin the process of separating from the College.

If you did not receive a medical or religious exemption and you still need to upload your proof of vaccination,  please use the following links:



Testing Results for the Week of Oct. 18, 2021

We continue to hold weekly testing clinics for those who are not vaccinated as well as for anyone who would like to be tested. We did not have any positive test results from the 110 tests that were administered this week. Keep up the good work!

The Health and Safety Task Force continues to meet weekly to discuss questions about holding in-person events indoors, especially those where members of the greater Greensboro community might be in attendance, and to provide clarification on our Activity Matrix. If you have a question for the committee, please send it to

Thank you for continuing to follow the three W’s by wearing a mask, waiting 3 to 6 feet apart, and washing your hands or using hand sanitizer frequently. 

Health and Safety Task Force

Kim Berry and Steve Mencarini, co-chairs
Janet Gould
Suzanne Bartels
Savannah Henry
Maya Chevalier
Kim-Anne Kleimeier
Reacie Daniel

Erickia Elbert

Ryann Fowler
Michele Malotky
Susan Smith