Robeson Community College

Safe RCC – COVID 19 Updates

To our RCC faculty, students, staff and visitors, we are committed to providing uncompromisingly academic and workforce training experiences despite the unprecedented challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic. To that end, Robeson Community College (RCC), would like to share the following from the NC Department of Health and Human and The Centers for Disease Control:

·       NO-COST Community Testing Event Finder
·       Test Site Finder
·       Steps to Take After COVID-19 Testing
·       How can I help slow the spread?
·       NC County Alert System and Map
·       Slow COVIDNC Exposure Notification App
·       Higher Education COVID-19 Resources

COVID-19 Safety Measures

Overview of Safety Measures  

Keeping the RCC campus safe must be a collective effort. 

  • To keep all students, faculty, staff, and visitors reduce the spread of COVID-19:
    • Face coverings are required in all public locations including hallways, classrooms, and labs where a safe distance of six feet cannot be maintained.
    • COVID-19 stations have been placed in designated, high traffic areas. The stations are stocked with a limited supply of disposable masks, face shields and hand sanitizer, and should be used as needed.
    • High touch areas or high traffic areas and buildings are cleaned and disinfected at regular intervals throughout the day, and a deep cleaning will occur every evening.
    • Water fountains and water dispensers may be disabled to prevent the spread of the virus.
    • If a positive COVID-19 case is reported or suspected, the area or building will be closed and sanitized according to CDC guidelines
    • In the event of an exposure, those who are not vaccinated or do not wish to disclose their vaccination status, will be required to quarantine for 14 days. 

 

Frequently Asked Questions:

What if I test positive for COVID?

  • 10-day quarantine from the date the positive result was received.

What if I am exposed to a COVID positive person? (Exposed = You are non-vaccinated and spend more than 15 min over a 24-hour period in close contact with a COVID Positive person.)

  • 14-day quarantine from the date of last known exposure.
  • Fully Vaccinated persons aren’t considered exposed in above scenario.

What if I’m non-vaccinated and I’m the care giver of a COVID positive patient?

  • You will complete a 10-day quarantine with the positive patient. Once the initial 10-day quarantine is completed you will begin your 14-day quarantine immediately following COVID positive patients 10-day quarantine.
  • If you’re a primary care giver in above scenario, and wish to return to work or school, you can submit a negative PCR test (rapid test will not be accepted) that was taken no earlier than day 5 of 14-day quarantine.

What Can We All Do?

Keeping the RCC campus safe must be a collective effort. All students, faculty, staff and visitors are asked to comply fully with all COVID-19 safety measures and guidelines by getting to Know Your W’s: Wear, Wait, Wash.