Augusta University President Brooks A. Keel, PhD, has tested positive for COVID-19, the university announced today. His symptoms, which began on Saturday, Aug. 13, are mild and include those commonly seen with the flu.
In accordance with CDC guidelines, Keel is isolating at home for the next several days, where he will be able to carry out all of his duties except attending several scheduled in-person events this week.
Keel, who is vaccinated and boosted, will return to campus as soon as he has completed the isolation and return-to-work protocols defined by the CDC.