The emergency will last until Jan. 26 and allow hospitals to better manage an influx in COVID-19 patients in light of recent staffing shortages.
Officials are prepared to implement an “isolation-in-place strategy” on campus if the COVID-19 caseload exceeds isolation housing capacity.
The testing center will move from the Colonial Health Center to the group fitness rooms in the Lerner Health and Wellness Center Monday.
Students may only visit rooms in their own residence halls with a limit of one guest per room, officials announced in an email Friday.
The move falls in line with the GW’s decision to start the spring semester with remote classes and events for at least the first week of the semester.
The “GW-branded” U-Pass cards will be valid starting Jan. 10 through the end of the semester in May.
GW will still require community members who test positive to quarantine for 10 days despite shortened guidance from the CDC
Metrobus service will drop to 75 percent of its regular levels Monday, and officials will eliminate some weekday routes.
The Foggy Bottom testing center closed at 4 p.m. Tuesday due to staffing shortages caused by Monday’s snowstorm.
The suspension comes as the District faces its first snowfall of 2022, with five to 10 inches of snow dropping in D.C.