COVID-19 Advisory

The College will continue to be fully open under the executive order.

  • We encourage the campus community to continue using proper hand hygiene.
  • The usage of the CLEARED4 platform is no longer required for employees, students or visitors. 
  • Enhanced campus cleaning will be maintained according to current guidance.
  • Masks are not required but optional in all indoor spaces regardless of vaccination status. 
  • On-campus testing is available to students and employees only. WE WILL NO LONGER BE PROVIDING TESTING FOR COMMUNITY MEMBERS. 

Communication to students and employees can be expected on a bi-weekly basis via their college-based email. Please contact the COVID-19 response team if you have any COVID-19-related questions at COVID-19@sandburg.edu or call 309.341.5232.

PREVENTION

The CDC recommends the following preventative actions:

  • Wear a mask
  • Get vaccinated
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces. 
  • Monitor your health
  • Stay home when you are sick.

RESOURCES

The CDC has valuable information on the following:

 

  

Covid-19 Cases

 

Current week: Nov. 18-24, 2022

Cumulative: Since July 1, 2020
Student 0 71
Employees 1 36
Total 1 107
Table updated on Dec. 1, 2022

*Confirmed case count only reflects those who have been on campus. Enrolled students studying fully online and who have not visited campus will not be counted in this table. Confirmed COVID-19 cases are captured in consultation with the local health department(s) and/or self-disclosure via established college protocol. 

QUESTIONS OR CONCERNS?

Have questions about coronavirus? Contact the Illinois Department of Public Health hotline.

Phone: 800.889.3931

Email: dph.sick@illinois.gov