UHS experiences delay in updating student COVID-19 badges

Photo of overdue ETang entry pass
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To keep track of students' testing status, UC Berkeley utilizes a color-coded badge system that can be found on each students' respective eTang portal. However, because of a large surge of COVID-19 cases within the residence halls, ensuring that students' badges reflected their quarantine status has not been UHS' first priority, according to campus spokesperson Janet Gilmore.

University Health Services, or UHS, experienced a one to two-day delay in updating student badges during a COVID-19 surge in campus housing, which may have caused some students to stay in isolation or quarantine longer than necessary.
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