Gambier COVID Virus and
This site reports recent
environmental data of interest to Gambier, Ohio and Kenyon
College. The Village of Gambier monitors wastewater for levels
of RNA from dead coronavirus
SARS-CoV-2, the cause of COVID disease. Samples
are from the Village of Gambier Wastewater Treatment Plant.
From August, 2022, viral RNA N2 has been measured and
reported by the Ohio Department of
Health. In addition, air quality measures are
reported from AirNow.gov.
For questions or weekly updates
contact: slonczewski [at] kenyon.edu
archival COVID data see: 2020 -
2023 Archival COVID data
COVID signal is the log2
concentration of an RNA gene from SARS-CoV-2 virus, in a sample from
the Village of Gambier wastewater treatment plant.
PM2.5 and PM10
are sizes of microscopic particles from smoke (and other sources)
reported to AirNow.gov.
Ozone (O3) is a
reactive form of oxygen caused by industrial processes and fires.
The color codes for health concerns are defined by AirNow.gov.