Loras College is committed to the safety and well-being of all students, faculty, staff and campus visitors. This page will be updated regularly with current information regarding the College's preparation and response to COVID-19. We have adopted a state of proactive preparedness and are working closely with local, state and national health officials to monitor the spread of the coronavirus COVID-19. We will continue to do our best to ensure the campus is safe and informed.
January 7, 2022 Campus Communication — Molly Burrows Schumacher, assistant dean of students, shares a campus update referencing the Dubuque County alert on the high transmission level in the community: Please avoid crowded public and private areas and events, wear masks indoors in any large group setting, and practice good hand hygiene. The communication covers vaccine and booster information, details on free COVID-19 test options available on campus, along with OSHA Emergency Temporary Standard information and the Impact on College Employees. Loras continues to cooperate with CDC guidance and our state recommendations. The safety of our campus community is our priority.
Loras students, faculty, and staff can view details related to this communication, the most current campus COVID-19 status, action plans, specific campus policies, and much more, on the Campus Community COVID-19 Portal Dashboard.
Campus Community COVID-19 Dashboard
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STUDENTS, FACULTY & STAFF WEEKLY UPDATES & REQUIREMENTS
The Loras COVID-19 Task Force offers a weekly updated information related to on-campus policies and how to continue to keep our campus community safe. Students, faculty and staff can login to the Loras Community COVID-19 Portal Dashboard and view the most current Loras COVID-19 status, action plan and related campus policies.
VACCINATION INFORMATION & RESOURCES
If you are looking for vaccine in the Dubuque area, visit: https://www.cityofdubuque.org/2965/COVID-19-Vaccinations. If you are looking for additional details, please feel free to reach out to Tammy.Marti@loras.edu.
For information about individuals who are at high-risk for severe illness, visit CDC Those with Medical Conditions.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Loras welcomes prospective students and their families to visit campus in-person along with a variety of virtual visit options. Visitors are asked to call 563.588.7236 or visit loras.edu/visit to schedule an appointment. Please refrain from visiting if you are experiencing flu symptoms. When on campus, please plan to wear a protective face covering. All visits will be mindful of social distancing, with campus meeting CDC and Iowa Department of Health guidelines.
What You Should Know
Anyone who feels ill, becomes sick or may be exposed to the coronavirus should consult with their advisor, supervisor or the Loras Health Center and self-isolate. We must do everything we can to keep our community as healthy as possible at this time.
Center for Disease Control & Prevention
There is an ongoing investigation to determine more about this outbreak. This is a rapidly evolving situation and information will be updated as it becomes available through the CDC.
Loras College Health Center
474 Alumni Campus Center
1450 Alta Vista
Dubuque, Iowa 52001