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FAMU COVID-19 Update

On-Campus Tests Administered

Test results from 04/26/2021 to 04/30/2021

Faculty, students and staff at all University locations will report any positive test results through the FAMU Mobile App and to the Director of Student Health Services, Tanya Tatum ( or 850-599-3777). The data displayed in this dashboard is based on information provided to the University through self-reporting, surveillance and the University COVID-19 App. This data includes FAMU Developmental Research School (DRS) employees.

Weekly Results

Number of On-Campus Tests Administered


Number of Positive Cases


Positivity Rate


The numbers below reflect a timeframe of August 1, 2020 to date and include on- and off-campus reported cases.

Reported Cases
Student Reported
Positive Tests
Employee Reported
Positive Tests


Month Student Positive Cases Employees Positive Cases Total Positive Cases
Apr 2021* 17 14 31
Mar 2021 8 9 17
Feb 2021 61 12 73
Jan 2021 111 29 140
Dec 2020 11 14 25
Nov 2020 151 7 158
Oct 2020 30 10 40
Sept 2020 46 8 54
Aug 2020 14 20 34

*Preliminary Data


Fall Semester Data

The numbers below reflect a timeframe of August 1, 2020 to December 31, 2020 and include on- and off-campus reported cases.  

Reported Cases
Student Reported
Positive Tests
Employee Reported
Positive Tests

Laws prohibit the University from disclosing individuals’ identities on this site. All students, faculty and/or staff, who the University believed to be at risk of exposure or exposed to the virus will be contacted, provided the University is aware.

If you have tested positive for COVID-19, please contact 850-599-3777 immediately. 

FAMU Campus Reopening Plan

Full Plan

Update on the Fall 2020 Course Registration Process

Fall Course Statement

COVID-19 Daily Self Checklist

All members of the University community must commit to doing their part to "Protect the FAMUly," by observing protective measures, includingselfscreening. Members of the University community are expected to use the self screening assessment in the FAMU Moblile App once each day, prior to going to campus or class.

If you have not already, download the FAMU Mobile App (available in App Store or Google Play). Click the hamburger menu. Then click on self-assessment. You will have to log in with your iRattler credentials. Take theassessment and your answers will determine if you are able to proceed to class or campus.

Please direct related questions to Tanya Tatum, Director of Student Health Services, at

If you are unable to download the app, continue to use the attached self-checker and submit to Remember that we have a personal, as well as shared responsibility to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.

Please take the self -assessment daily in order to reduce the chances of community transmission of COVID-19.

COVID-19 Daily Self Checklist

Returning to Campus: A Quick Guide

  1. Training is REQUIRED
    Employee training licenses are administered through JJ Keller. Students are enrolled in the training course through Canvas.
  2. Get Tested!
    Testing is STRONGLY encouraged. FAMU's free testing site, located at Bragg Memorial Stadium is a convenient option. Simply walk up, test, and go. Results are generally returned within 48 hours.
  3. Get Your Return Kit
    Faculty, staff, and students will receive return kits composed of face coverings, hand sanitizer and resource material. Distribution to department representatives and students is ongoing. 
  4. Before You Leave Home
    Self-screen daily using the COVID-19 Self-Checker on the FAMU mobile app to receive clearance to come to campus.
  5. Maintain Your Distance
    Gatherings of more than 10 people are prohibited. Maintain 6 foot distance wherever possible.
  6. Wear Your Face Covering
    You must wear a face covering that protects your nose and mouth when in classrooms, buildings and in public spaces. This includes the dining halls (when you are not actively eating) and the libraries.
  7. Remember Your Hygiene
    Wash hands frequently. Disinfect spaces that you use in classrooms and buildings using supplied disinfectants.
  8. Exposed to COVID-19?
    Timely reporting is critical. If you have been exposed or tested positive for COVID-19, immediately report that information to Student Health Services. Timely reporting saves lives.
  9. Resources
    Student Health Services
    Tanya Tatum, Director
    ( or 850-599-3777)

    Human Resources Advisory Page

    University Reopening Page

    Bragg Stadium Testing Site
    850-404-6399 (inquiries only)

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