29 July 2020 – Recommendations made to UNC County Hill

Type of Intervention: Advisory
Sectors Involved: Education
Level of Jurisdiction: NC
Lead People/Agency: UNCCH did not implement the county health department recommendations. This was a decision made by the Chancellor Guskiewicz

Overview: Orange County Department of Health requests UNC Chapel Hill to modify its campus reopening plans for Fall 2020
Full details here: https://www.unc.edu/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/072920-Communication-from-Orange-County-Health-Director2.pdf

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Type of Justification: Advice of EXTERNAL expert advisor or advisory committee, Scientific Evidence (e.g. academic paper, report), Public Opinion (e.g. consultations, opinion polling)
Source of Evidence or Justification: County health department information and info from other county agencies
Evidence/Justification: County Health Department used several forms of evidence to support their recommendations to the university including: case data, limited health supplies, public concerns expressed, existing challenges managing student population in the community