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
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.