MLC President Zarling diagnosed with COVID-19

NEW ULM — Martin Luther College announced Monday that MLC President Mark Zarling was diagnosed with COVID-19.

In a post on the college’s webite, the college announced:

“On Monday, March 30, Martin Luther College President Mark Zarling was diagnosed positive for COVID 19. When President Zarling’s symptoms were identified as possible signs of coronavirus infection, all who were in prolonged contact with him were put on a 14-day quarantine on March 24. All who were quarantined continue to follow approved protocols for monitoring and reporting symptoms. No one else in the quarantine group has reported symptoms that would necessitate COVID 19 testing. At the time of this report, President Zarling is being treated at a nearby emergency facility. Please keep President Zarling and our MLC campus family in your prayers.”

The MLC Administrative Council is deliberating how to address year-end events and other pertinent issues. Martin Luther College’s campus is closed, and students are participating in online learning.


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