Testing

For students and employees

Testing for COVID-19 is available for SAU students, faculty, and staff who have been flagged by the HealthCheck 360 Symptom Tracker.


COVID-19 Cases

(Sept. 18-24 data, posted 9/25/20)

Who was testedACTIVE CASES WITH DIRECT ON-CAMPUS IMPACT1ACTIVE COVID-19 CASES WITH INDIVIDUALS NOT ON CAMPUS2TOTAL
Student 4 6 10
Employee 0 0 0
Other (e.g., Contractor) 0 0 0
Total 4 6 10

Per health and safety guidelines, and in consultation with the Scott County Health Department, all individuals testing positive are in isolation. The Scott County Health Department conducts contact tracing and makes further recommendation for testing or quarantine of others according to their exposure.

St. Ambrose University
Total Positive Tests: 10
Total Tests (positive and negative)3: 84

Faculty, staff, and students total approximately 3,600 in Fall 2020



1Student, employee or other is engaged in livng/learning/working on campus.

2Student, employee, or other is engaged in living/learning/work only off campus but has made positive case known to University.

3Testing may occur as a result of symptom monitoring, contact tracing, or recommendation of external stakeholders (i.e. clinical placements, healthcare practitioners, etc).

See Weekly Virus Trends for the Quad Cities SAU COVID-19 FAQ

Testing Locations


On Campus – (New location beginning Oct. 1) Test Iowa will conduct testing at 2024 Brown St. (two blocks west of campus, near Brown and W. High streets), a University-owned house. Parking is available across the street.

Results Available: within 48 hours


Past Data

Sept. 11-17

(Sept. 11-17 data, posted 9/22/20)

Who was testedACTIVE CASES WITH DIRECT ON-CAMPUS IMPACT1ACTIVE COVID-19 CASES WITH INDIVIDUALS NOT ON CAMPUS2TOTAL
Student 2 5 7
Employee 0 0 0
Other (e.g., Contractor) 0 0 0
Total 2 5 7

Per health and safety guidelines, and in consultation with the Scott County Health Department, all individuals testing positive are in isolation. The Scott County Health Department conducts contact tracing and makes further recommendation for testing or quarantine of others according to their exposure.

St. Ambrose University
Total Positive Tests: 7
Total Tests (positive and negative)3: 84

Faculty, staff, and students total approximately 3,600 in Fall 2020



1Student, employee or other is engaged in livng/learning/working on campus.

2Student, employee, or other is engaged in living/learning/work only off campus but has made positive case known to University.

3Testing may occur as a result of symptom monitoring, contact tracing, or recommendation of external stakeholders (i.e. clinical placements, healthcare practitioners, etc).

Sept. 4-10

(Sept. 4-10 data, posted 9/14/20)

Who was testedACTIVE CASES WITH DIRECT ON-CAMPUS IMPACT1ACTIVE COVID-19 CASES WITH INDIVIDUALS NOT ON CAMPUS2TOTAL
Student 9 12 21
Employee 0 0 0
Other (e.g., Contractor) 0 0 0
Total 9 12 21

Per health and safety guidelines, and in consultation with the Scott County Health Department, all individuals testing positive are in isolation. The Scott County Health Department conducts contact tracing and makes further recommendation for testing or quarantine of others according to their exposure.

St. Ambrose University
Total Positive Tests: 21
Total Tests (positive and negative)3: 59

Faculty, staff, and students total approximately 3,600 in Fall 2020



1Student, employee or other is engaged in livng/learning/working on campus.

2Student, employee, or other is engaged in living/learning/work only off campus but has made positive case known to University.

3Testing may occur as a result of symptom monitoring, contact tracing, or recommendation of external stakeholders (i.e. clinical placements, healthcare practitioners, etc).

Aug. 28-Sept. 3

COVID-19 Cases

Aug. 28-Sept. 3

Who was testedACTIVE CASES WITH DIRECT ON-CAMPUS IMPACT1ACTIVE COVID-19 CASES WITH INDIVIDUALS NOT ON CAMPUS2TOTAL
Student 5 5 10
Employee 1 0 1
Other (e.g., Contractor) 0 0 0
Total 6 5 11

Per health and safety guidelines, and in consultation with the Scott County Health Department, all individuals testing positive are in isolation. The Scott County Health Department conducts contact tracing and makes further recommendation for testing or quarantine of others according to their exposure.

Positivity Rates3

St. Ambrose University – 16.9%
(11 Total Positive Tests/65 Total Tests: based on the test result report date)
Faculty, staff, and students total approximately 3,600 at St. Ambrose University in Fall 2020



1Student, employee or other is engaged in learning/working on campus.

2Student, employee, or other is engaged in learning/work only off campus but has made positive case known to University.

3Positivity Rate = Sum of positive tests over the last seven days divided by the total number of positive and negative tests in the same period.

Aug. 21-27

COVID-19 Cases

(Aug. 21-27 data, posted 9/1/20)

Who was testedACTIVE CASES WITH DIRECT ON-CAMPUS IMPACT1ACTIVE COVID-19 CASES WITH INDIVIDUALS NOT ON CAMPUS2TOTAL
Student 1 0 1
Employee 2 0 2
Other (e.g., Contractor) 1 0 1
Total 4 0 4


1Student, employee, or other is engaged in learning/working on campus.
2Student, employee, or other is engaged in learning/work only off campus but has made positive case known to University.

Aug. 21

COVID-19 Cases

(Through Aug. 21 data)

Who was testedACTIVE CASES WITH DIRECT ON-CAMPUS IMPACT1ACTIVE COVID-19 CASES WITH INDIVIDUALS NOT ON CAMPUS2TOTAL
Student 2 0 2
Employee 0 1 1
Other (e.g., Contractor) 0 0 0
Total 2 1 3


1Student, employee, or other is engaged in learning/working on campus.
2Student, employee, or other is engaged in learning/work only off campus but has made positive case known to University.

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