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FSU Asking Alpha Tau Omega Weekend Visitors To Quarantine After Attendee Tests Positive For COVID-19

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FSU officials are asking anyone who visited the Alpha Tau Omega fraternity house to quarantine for 14 days and get tested for COVID-19.

Florida State University released a statement asking people who visited Alpha Tau Omega's fraternity house from August 20 – 23 to quarantine for 14 days immediately. The university is also recommending visitors get tested for COVID-19 at the Donald L. Tucker Civic Center. This statement comes after one attendee tested positive for the Coronavirus.

The fraternity is now banned from campus after hosting a house party that resulted in several students' arrests. FSU President John Thrasher responded to the event by saying students hosting large gatherings could face severe consequences if caught. The college has not imposed a curfew, while Florida A & M University has put one in place.

Robbie Gaffney graduated from Florida State University with degrees in Digital Media Production and Creative Writing. Before working at WFSU, they recorded FSU’s basketball and baseball games for Seminole Productions as well as interned for the PBS Station in Largo, Florida. Robbie loves playing video games such as Shadow of the Colossus, Animal Crossing, and Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles. Their other hobbies include sleeping and watching anime.