ACC student in self-quarantine after family member experiences flu-like symptoms

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ACC Austin Community College

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Austin Community College announced in a letter to its community on Monday that a student at the Riverside campus is under self-quarantine after a family member experienced flu-like symptoms.

According to ACC, the college was notified on Monday and immediately began working with local and regional health partners to identify next steps.

In its announcement, ACC said:

“Austin Public Health determined that any potential exposure with this student is considered low-risk. Neither the student nor their family has been in direct contact with someone with a confirmed case of COVID-19 and no members are being tested at this time.”

The college also notes that the student’s family is also under self-quarantine.

For more information and further updates, the ACC community can visit austincc.edu/coronavirus.

Meanwhile in San Marcos

On Monday, Texas State University confirmed that it was monitoring 10 people who are self-isolating at home. The university says the cases are connected to international travel but there are no confirmed cases of COVID-19 among the group.

Texas State says university policy requires self-isolation for 14 days after travel to a country designated a Level 2 or 3 by the CDC.

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