Samm Swarts was named the assistant director of emergency preparedness and response for Ithaca College on May 13.
The first fully vaccinated Tompkins County resident has died of COVID-19. Tompkins County reported a total of 252 active cases Sept. 13.
In an announcement Sept. 3, the college said that the surveillance testing will be done by selecting a group of vaccinated students, faculty and staff by random.
Each student, staff and faculty member at the college has a responsibility not just to themselves but to the rest of the community to get vaccinated.
The Tompkins County Health Department and the Cayuga Health System are holding a COVID-19 vaccination clinic with the Johnson & Johnson vaccine April 29.