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Cases of COVID-19 are surging across the country. To inform the community, App State posts the number of COVID-19 cases among students and employees. Below is an interactive dashboard with data provided by App State and AppHealthCare. Data from App State and AppHealthCare is updated daily. Click here if the below dashboard does not work.
Below is a dashboard of cumulative cases across the UNC System, at Duke University and at Meredith College. All data is updated after 8 p.m. with the number of cases reported by the individual school. Click here if the below dashboard does not work.
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Campus Dining limits sustainable food service to accommodate budget, COVID-19
Jake Markland, Reporter • September 24, 2020

Navigating COVID-19 and saving funds, Campus dining is reducing its reusing and recycling in an effort to limit the spread of the pandemic. Disposable...

Faculty and students create phone application, campaign for COVID-19 behavioral accountability
Faculty and students create phone application, campaign for COVID-19 behavioral accountability
Gianna Holiday, Associate News Editor • September 21, 2020

Phone application Habitood allows students to hold one another accountable for their actions related to COVID-19 by tracking behaviors and using...

University announces two new COVID-19 clusters related to sororities, brings amount of clusters reported to five
University announces two new COVID-19 clusters related to sororities, brings amount of clusters reported to five
Emily Broyles, News Editor • September 18, 2020

Two active COVID-19 clusters associated with sororities were identified by App State, according to an email sent to students Friday.  A cluster...

Dashboard: App State and Watauga County COVID case count
Dashboard: App State and Watauga County COVID case count
Moss Brennan, Political Editor • September 15, 2020

With COVID-19 cases surging across the country, App State posts the number of COVID-19 cases among students and employees. Below is an interactive...

Spin cycles with protective clear plastic for group fitness classes on the SRC gym floor.
App State UREC reopens indoor facilities
Cole Elledge, Reporter • September 11, 2020

App State’s UREC indoor exercise facilities reopened Sept. 8 after being closed since March amid the COVID-19 pandemic.  The reopening...

AppHealthCare reports first COVID-19 related deaths in Watauga County
AppHealthCare reports first COVID-19 related deaths in Watauga County
Emily Broyles, News Editor • September 10, 2020

Three Watauga County residents died due to COVID-19 Sept. 6 - Sept. 9, App Health Care said in a press release. The three individuals were residents...

Watauga County Schools continue providing meals amid remote learning
Watauga County Schools continue providing meals amid remote learning
Gianna Holiday, Associate News Editor • September 5, 2020

Low-income families often depend on free or reduced lunches for students in school, but with students learning remotely this year, Watauga County...

AppalCART alters schedules for Labor Day and holiday weekend
AppalCART alters schedules for Labor Day and holiday weekend
Cole Elledge, Reporter • September 4, 2020

AppalCART operations will limit routes and use different schedules for Labor Day weekend. Director of AppalCART Craig Hughes said the Night...

App State offers free walk-up testing to students after announcement of wrestling team cluster
App State offers free walk-up testing to students after announcement of wrestling team cluster
Jake Markland, Reporter • September 4, 2020

Students in masks waited in line in the College Street Parking Deck Wednesday and took advantage of App State’s free walk-up COVID-19 testing.  App...

Gov. Roy Cooper introduces "Phase 2.5," effective Friday
Gov. Roy Cooper introduces "Phase 2.5," effective Friday
Gianna Holiday, Associate News Editor • September 1, 2020

Additional businesses can reopen at limited capacity on Friday under Gov. Roy Cooper’s Phase 2.5, the next stage of North Carolina's coronavirus...