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Need to report a confirmed or suspected case, or have a COVID question? Contact us asap at covid@lowercolumbia.edu.

Vaccine eligibility is expanding to everyone age 16 and over starting April 15! Read the press release.

Looking for somewhere to get vaccinated? Check out this awesome website: VaccineFinder.

If you believe you were exposed to the virus, or have become ill, you must follow the rules of LCC's Return to Campus Guide before visiting campus. See also: Return to Campus Guide for Childcare.

Visit our Campus Closure and Emergency Information page for more information about what's open on campus.

Apply for emergency financial assistance if you need help paying for tuition and fees, books, rent, food, childcare, technology, or other emergency or COVID-19 related expenses. Emergency Assistance Funding Request Form.

Get more information about the COVID-19 vaccine. View the COVID-19 vaccine phases. Check your COVID-19 vaccine eligibility.

The Washington State Department of Health has established a call center to address questions from the public. If you have questions about what is happening in Washington, how the virus is spread, and what to do if you have symptoms, please call 1-800-525-0127 and press #.

Here's what you need to know about COVID-19 screening before coming to campus.

We all need to do our part to keep others in the LCC community safe from COVID-19. Security staff are in place at building entrances on campus to take temperatures and ask screening questions.

COVID temperature screening

Your temperature must be 100.4° F or below to proceed to the screening questions.


LCC COVID-19 Screening Questions

If you are unable to answer "no" to all questions below, you will not be able to enter LCC facilities.

  1. Have you experienced any of the following symptoms in the past 48 hours that you cannot attribute to a non-contagious condition?
    • Fever or chills
    • Cough
    • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing 
    • Fatigue
    • Muscle or body aches 
    • Headache 
    • New loss of taste or smell 
    • Sore throat 
    • Congestion or runny nose 
    • Nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea
  2. Within the past 14 days, have you had contact with anyone that you know had COVID-19 or COVID-like symptoms?
    • Close contact is defined by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) as being 6 feet (2 meters) or closer for a cumulative total of 15 minutes or more over a 24-hour period starting from 2 days before the onset of illness (or, for asymptomatic patients, 2 days prior to test specimen collection) until the time the patient is isolated.
    • This also includes coming into direct contact with fluids from a person with COVID-19 (for example, being coughed or sneezed on).
  3. Have you had a positive COVID-19 test for active virus in the past 10 days?
  4. Within the past 14 days, has a public health or medical professional told you to self-monitor, self-isolate, or self-quarantine because of concerns about COVID-19 infection?


Contact Safety & Security

The Safety & Security Office is located in the Student Center on the first floor (main lobby). To reach a campus security office call 2911 from a campus phone or (360) 442-2911 from any other phone.

Director or Student Conduct and Security Services

  Jason Arrowsmith
  Student Center Room 106
  (360) 442-2270
  jarrowsmith@lowercolumbia.edu

Director of Environmental Health & Safety

  Janel Skreen
  Health & Science Building Room 324
  (360) 442-2273
  jskreen@lowercolumbia.edu

Vice President of Administration

  Nolan Wheeler
  Administration Building, Rm 203
  (360) 442-2200
  nwheeler@lowercolumbia.edu

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