COVID-19
CAMPUS UPDATES

CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19)

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.

 

September 24, 2021 COVID-19 Communication and Policy Update — Molly Burrows Schumacher, Assistant Dean of Students, shares a campus update and details related to COVID-19 policies. Loras continues to coorporate with CDC guidance and our state recommendations. The safety of our campus community is our priority. Loras faculty, staff and students can view campus details and the most current campus COVID-19 status, action plan and detailed campus policies on the Campus Community COVID-19 Dashboard (campus portal login required).

 

09/24/21 COVID-19 Update

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 Portal Community COVID-19 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.

 

 

How can I submit a prayer request OR I would like to offer prayers for the Loras Community?
Loras continues to offer spiritual support and welcomes your prayer requests. To view intentions and offer your own, visit alumni.loras.edu/prayers. We also invite you to pray the Loras Prayer with us. 
Is the Loras College Campus Open?
Yes, classes are in session with a wide array of social distancing strategies implemented. Loras is open for on-campus visits in addition to our expanded virtual opportunities. Visit loras.edu/visit for more information.
Are my symptoms a cold, the flu, allergies or COVID-19?
The Loras College Health Center is available to assist and has put together a Symptoms Chart to help answer questions. As always, please contact the Health Center if you are unsure if you should get tested or quarantine.  View Symptoms Guidance Chart

COVID-19 RESOURCES

Dealing With Anxiety

Whatever you are feeling is normal in an abnormal situation

Federal CARES Act

CARES Act Emergency Funding for Students

Campus Resources

Resources for students, faculty & staff - Loras network login required. 

What You Should Know

CDC: Reported US Cases of COVID-19

 

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.

HOW IT SPREADS

The virus is thought to spread mainly from person-to-person

SYMPTOMS

Reported symptoms have ranged from mild to severe.

WHAT TO DO IF I FEEL SICK

Stay home except to get medical care.

PREVENTION & TREATMENT

The best way to prevent illness is to avoid being exposed to this virus.

STIGMA & RESILIENCE

Be Respectful of others at all times.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Common question and answers.

Loras College Health Center

474 Alumni Campus Center
1450 Alta Vista
Dubuque, Iowa 52001
563.588.7142