Coronavirus: Public health investigating several cases of COVID-19 among Miami University students

Coronavirus: Public health investigating several cases of COVID-19 among Miami University students

OXFORD — The Butler County General Health District announced that they are currently investigating several cases of the coronavirus among Miami University students with links to off campus social gatherings in Oxford, according to a release.

They are specifically looking into incidences between May 8 and May 16 as they work to locate anyone believed to have been in close contact with an infected individual.

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“If you were at off campus social gatherings in Oxford from May 8 – 16, 2020 you are asked to self-monitor for fever or COVID-19 symptoms for 14 days from your last day in Oxford," public health said.

Miami University sent a notice and statement to students, parents and local organizations Friday.

Butler County General Health District says Miami University has been extremely helpful to the investigation.

"Should you receive a call from the Health District, we encourage your complete cooperation,” said Jennifer Bailer, Health Commissioner for Butler County General Health District.