Masks are required indoors on all RCC campuses, regardless of vaccination status, for all students, faculty and staff.
The COVID-19 vaccine is available for ages 12 and up!
RCC’s Commitment to Safe Campuses
This resource guide will help you plan your activities and understand changes brought to RCC in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. RCC is following guidelines from the U.S. Centers of Disease Control (CDC), the Virginia Department of Health (VDH), and state and local departments. We are guided by four key goals: safeguarding the health of students, faculty, staff, and the community; ensuring instruction continues; maintaining the College’s operations; and joining in the national effort to slow the spread of COVID-19. Please see our resources below on how to proceed safely:
RCC’s Safety Re-Opening Plan
Student Health Safety Agreement Form: GOOGLE FORM or PDF
All students who will be on an RCC campus or site must follow the guidelines as stated in the Student Health Safety Agreement (SHSA). Students who have a class that has an on campus/site component should contact their instructor as to signing and submitting their SHSA. Students who are coming to a campus/site for any other reason will sign an SHSA at the Welcome Desk.
Coronavirus Aid Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act:
Click here to learn more about the CARES Act.
RCC Food Pantry:
We are here to help. Call the RCC Food Pantry at 804-333-6732 or email email@example.com to discuss options for possible pick-up. No one in need should go hungry.
Glenns Campus: Parking lot area, closest to the nature trail entrance.
Warsaw Campus: Driveway loop at end of Rte 360 entrance, near the flagpoles.
Kilmarnock Center: Parking lot area closest to the front of RCC Workforce Development.
Additional locations (click here to open Google Map of locations) throughout our service region where students can find free WiFi. Some may require a purchase (coffee or cheeseburgers) in order to use. We ask that anyone using WiFi in any of these areas to maintain adequate social distancing for the safety of others.
COVIDWISE is the official Virginia Exposure Notification System (ENS) app created by the Virginia Department of Health in partnership with Google and Apple. This free smartphone app is available to all Virginians on Google Play and in the App Store. After downloading the app, you will be able to use your phone in the fight against COVID-19, without compromising your privacy or personal information.
COVIDWISE uses Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) technology to quickly notify users who have likely been exposed so you can reduce the risk for your friends and family and help Virginia stop the spread. Everyone with an Android or Apple phone is strongly encouraged to download and use COVIDWISE. By working together and using every tool at our disposal, we can protect ourselves and our communities. Minors should request permission to download and use COVIDWISE from a parent or guardian.
COVIDWISE will notify you if you’ve likely been exposed to another app user that shared a positive COVID-19 test result. Knowing your exposure history allows you to self-quarantine effectively, seek timely medical attention, and reduce potential exposure risk to your family, friends, neighbors, and colleagues. The more Virginians who use COVIDWISE, the greater the likelihood that you will receive timely exposure notifications that lead to effective disease prevention.
The RCC community shares an accountability to one another to follow these safety steps for our own well-being and that of others.
1. Complete the Health Safety Agreement
All students are required to complete the Student Health Safety Agreement Google Form OR PDF upon starting classes for the upcoming semesters to assure they understand their obligations in maintaining a safe environment when on campus.
Faculty & Staff
Likewise, all faculty and staff are required to complete the Faculty and Staff Health Safety Agreement that provides VCCS guidelines to ensure the health and well-being of everyone working, studying and visiting our campuses.
2. Think Safety — Be Aware
Wear a mask, maintain social distance when possible, and wash hands/sanitize often.
3. Self-Screen Daily
It is a requirement for all students and staff visiting the RCC campus to self-screen daily. Please complete a self-screening survey by clicking the button below to ensure the safety of fellow students and employees.
4. Report Any Exposures
If you have tested positive, or have had “Direct Contact” with someone showing COVID-19 symptoms, or someone who later tested positive for the coronavirus, you have a duty to report that you were exposed and provide when and which RCC campuses were visited. This information helps track and reduce the spread of the virus. Please use these two forms to report exposures or positive cases, and then email them to firstname.lastname@example.org:
5. Follow Travel Guidelines
RCC follows the CDC’s travel guidelines. Please read and follow the current guidelines prior to traveling: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/travelers/index.html
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