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COVID -19 UPDATE: Del Mar College student exposed to COVID-19

Three instructors and eight students asked to self-monitor

Provided by DMC College Relations Office

Del Mar College was notified today that a DMC student had close contact with someone confirmed to have COVID-19. The student, who reported to class yesterday and was unaware of the exposure at the time, was immediately instructed to self-isolate. As a result of the exposure, three DMC instructors and eight students have been asked to self-monitor for symptoms.

While in class, all instructors and students followed the College’s internal health and safety protocols by wearing masks and practicing social distancing. The area on campus where the exposure occurred is closed today for disinfection.

The health and safety of our students and employees remain our top priority at Del Mar College. All College facilities remained closed to the public. Only restricted access for approved employees and designated students is allowed at this time.


About Del Mar College

Del Mar College empowers students to achieve their dreams. We offer quality programs, individual attention, outstanding instruction through faculty with real-world experience and affordable costs to credit and noncredit students in Corpus Christi and the South Texas Coastal Bend area. Nationally recognized while locally focused, we’re ranked in the top two percent of community colleges in the country granting associate degrees to Hispanic students (Community College Week). Del Mar College focuses on offering our students programs that match current or emerging career opportunities. Whether students are interested in the fine arts, sciences, business, occupational or technical areas, students get the education they need for the future they want at Del Mar College.