Georgia Tech-Lorraine: Covid-19 Exposure and Health Alerts
Notifications of confirmed cases of Covid-19 at Georgia Tech-Lorraine will be reported on this webpage as new cases are reported to campus administration. A confirmed case is defined as a person who has tested positive for the 2019 novel coronavirus. The page includes positive results from multiple sources. Cases are not added until patients are contacted and informed.
Details of each case are provided by the individuals themselves; that information is then reported following HIPAA and public health guidelines. The reporting structure follows the format adopted by the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH). Report a Positive Covid-19 Test at Georgia Tech-Lorraine.
While we understand the concerns and fear around Covid-19, it is important to continue to practice appropriate preventative strategies recommended by the CDC as well as any specific strategies mandated by the administration of Georgia Tech-Lorraine.
In addition to following protocols for Covid-19 reporting as established by Georgia Tech in Atlanta, the Lorraine campus follows all guidelines and protocols mandated by the Ministry of Health in France.
Georgia Tech-Lorraine administration is in daily contact with the Atlanta campus regarding Covid-19 reporting. Any updates are posted daily.
updated October 21, 2020
GTL Covid-19 News
- The nearby University of Lorraine has been offering a series of free Covid-19 testing events for students, and all GTL students are invited. Students will be alerted by email of any upcoming events.
- If students are unable to attend the free University of Lorraine testing events, there are other options:
- If a student is symptomatic, and a doctor prescribes a Covid-19 test, then the cost of testing is covered by CISI insurance.
- If a student is asymptomatic and wishes to have a Covid-19 test, they may do so at a local lab at a cost of ~74euros. This expense will not be reimbursed by CISI.
- Please note that the above applies to non-EU undergraduate students, as well as non-EU graduate students spending one semester at GTL Non-EU graduate students spending two consecutive semesters at Georgia Tech-Lorraine will be covered under the French health care system as will all EU undergraduate and graduate students.
- Please monitor this page for additional Covid-19 news as it becomes available.