Maine Public
| by Robbie Feinberg and Ed Morin

Colby’s plans for reopening campus and COVID-19 testing was included in a June 30 Maine Public story titled “COVID-19 Tests Planned For Thousands Of Students Heading Back To Maine College Campuses In The Fall.” President Greene said that in addition to requiring face coverings, social distancing, and other safety measures, Colby will test students and employees before they return to campus and retest three times during the first few weeks of school. “Every week thereafter we will test them at least twice. We’re going to do 85,000 tests in the first semester alone, which is pretty close to what the entire state has done for over 1.3 million people since the beginning of this pandemic, and we’re going to do that our population of only 3,000 over the fall semester,” President Greene told Maine Public.

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