EICC COVID-19 Operational Condition Guide

Effective August 18, the college is operating under Condition Yellow.

Determination of Operational Condition is determined based on a number of factors; no single number or factor will trigger a change in condition.  Factors include:  

  • Current county and college community vaccination rates. 
  • Current 7-day average COVID-19 infection rate in the county in which a facility is located and/or primarily serves.
  • New COVID-19 positive cases in the county in a which a facility is located and/or primarily serves.
  • CDC Risk Assessment Levels 
  • Number of positive cases of students and/or employees on campus
  • Number of students and/or employees quarantined  off campus due to exposure/waiting test results 
  • Number of students or employees screened by health check to stay off campus and/or number of student and employee absentees
  • Campus leadership assessment of the successful observance of health and safety precautions
  • Status of area K-12 school districts served
  • Guidance and advice from local public health officials
  • Other mitigating conditions on campus and/or in the community (e.g. functioning of public utilities, public safety conditions, weather events, hospital capacity, etc.)

The college utilizes the following sources of information:  CDC, Iowa Department of Health, EICC Human Resources, Local Partners including K-12s, businesses and hospitals.

Condition Green


Factors to consider: vaccination levels of our counties and our college community, current 7-day county infection rate, number of county positive cases  not significantly on the rise, risk assessment levels, proportionally low number of positive cases on campus and low absenteeism, community factors on positive trend.

Social Distancing
Social Distancing


3 Ft of Social Distancing 

Face masks


Face Masks


Vaccinated Employees and Students

Face Masks are optional

Unvaccinated Employees and Students

Expected for Unvaccinated Students.

Face Masks are required for Unvaccinated Employees.

Face Masks may be required in spaces where social distancing is not possible such as in science or hands-on labs. Face Masks are required for Unvaccinated Employees.

Assess Health


Health Assessment

Students 

Students are on the honor system to comply with the COVID protocols based on their vaccine status. 

Fully Vaccinated employees

Vaccinated students and employees are exempted from daily HealthCheck 360 after completing and submitting vaccination attestation form to HR.

Unvaccinated employees

Required to complete HealthCheck 360;  must receive a “green check” to come on campus.

All students and employees must stay home if ill or experiencing COVID symptoms.

Report Exposure


Reporting COVID Exposure


Students and employees who are experiencing COVID-related symptoms or who believe they have been exposed to COVID-19 must report that information to Human Resources immediately.  You can report using either the reporting form at www.eicc.edu/covidreport or by calling 563-336-3341. Requirements for returning to campus after exposure are outlined in the EICC COVID-19 Positive and Presumed Positive Protocols at www.eicc.edu/covidexposure.

Class Offering


Courses offered in a variety of formats including Classroom Plus, Online and Live Online. Classrooms set for social distancing.  

Services to Students


All campus services are open. Services offered on-campus and remotely by student preference. 

Public Access


Public large group access is limited. Appointments encouraged.  

Employees


All employees are working on campus or as assigned. 

 Condition Yellow  


Factors to consider: vaccination levels of our counties and our college community, current 7-day county infection rate, number of county positive cases  on the rise, risk assessment levels, increasing numbers of positive cases on campus and rising absenteeism, community factors of concern. 

Social Distancing

 Social Distancing 


3 Ft of Social Distancing 

Food and beverages are only allowed in designated areas on campus.

Face masks

 Face Masks 


Face Masks are strongly requested indoors on campus for all students, visitors and guests.

Face Masks are required for employees while indoors on campus.

Face Masks may be required in spaces where social distancing is not possible such as in science or hands-on labs. 

The college reserves the right to require face masks in Condition Yellow.

 

Assess Health

 Health Assessment 


Students, Guests and Visitors

Students are encouraged to assess their COVID-19 related symptoms daily.

Students living in MCC's college housing will be required to complete daily health checks via HealthCheck360. 

Fully vaccinated employees

Vaccinated employees are exempted from daily HealthCheck 360 after completing and submitting vaccination attestation form to HR.

Unvaccinated employees

Required to complete HealthCheck 360;  must receive a “green check” to come on campus.

Students and employees who are ill or experiencing COVID symptoms must stay home.

Report Exposure

 Reporting COVID   Exposure 


Students and employees who are ill or experiencing COVID symptoms must stay home." Students and employees who are experiencing COVID-related symptoms or who believe they have been exposed to COVID-19 must report that information to Human Resources immediately.  You can report using either the reporting form at www.eicc.edu/covidreport or by calling 563-336-3341. Requirements for returning to campus after exposure are outlined in the EICC COVID-19 Positive and Presumed Positive Protocols at www.eicc.edu/covidexposure.

 Classes Offering 


Courses offered in a variety of formats including Classroom Plus, Online and Live Online. Classrooms set for social distancing.

 Services to Students 


Campus services are open. Appointments highly encouraged. Services may utilize alternative spaces to provide additional social distancing. (Advising in classroom, classrooms used as study spaces). Hours will be posted. 

 Public Access  


Public limited.
Appointments required. Limited outside group. Size limitations on events. 

 Employees 


Employees are working on campus as assigned.  

Condition Orange


Factors to consider: vaccination levels of our counties and our colleges, current 7-day county infection rate, number of county positive cases 
trending up, increasing number of positive cases on campus, risk assessment levels, rising absenteeism, community factors of increasing concern.

Social Distancing

Social Distancing     


6 Ft of Social Distancing when possible.

Face masks

Face Masks


Face Masks are Required for Everyone while indoors on campus.  

Assess Health

Health Assessment 


Fully Vaccinated students and employees

Vaccinated students and employees are exempted from daily HealthCheck 360 after completing and submitting vaccination attestation form to HR.

Unvaccinated students and employees

Required to complete HealthCheck 360;  must receive a “green check” to come on campus.

Unvaccinated Employees required to provide negative PCR COVID test result from a third party weekly to come on campus.

 

Students and employees who are ill or experiencing COVID symptoms must stay home.

Report Exposure

Reporting COVID Exposure 


Students and employees who are experiencing COVID-related symptoms or who believe they have been exposed to COVID-19 must report that information to Human Resources immediately.  You can report using either the reporting form at www.eicc.edu/covidreport or by calling 563-336-3341. Requirements for returning to campus after exposure are outlined in the EICC COVID-19 Positive and Presumed Positive Protocols at www.eicc.edu/covidexposure.

Classes Offering  


The classes scheduled face-to-face may move to remote delivery as determined appropriate by the dean of instruction/dean of CE or campus president.   

Services to Students


Campus services may operate under reduced or limited hours as determined by the dean(s) or campus president. Appointments required for most services.  Services moved to larger spaces for improved social distancing. Services are available through phone and other remote technologies. 

Public Access   


Public very limited.  Appointments required. No outside group utilization of facilities.  No large on-campus events. 

Employees


Reduced staffing occurs to limit exposures. Staff rotate working on-campus and remote, as scheduled by supervisor. (Skinny Staffing) Faculty on campus with dean-level permission, only.

Condition Red


Factors to consider:  vaccination levels of our counties and our colleges, current 7-day county infection rate, number of county positive cases trending up, increasing number of positive cases on campus, rising absenteeism, risk assessment levels, community factors of increasing concern (hospital capacity).

Social Distancing

Social Distancing  

 
6 Ft of Social Distancing 

Face masks

Face Masks


Face Masks are Required for Everyone while indoors on campus. Students would not be coming to campus. 

Assess Health

Health Assessment

Fully Vaccinated employees

Vaccinated employees are exempted from daily HealthCheck 360 after completing and submitting vaccination attestation form to HR.

Unvaccinated employees

Required to complete HealthCheck 360;  must receive a “green check” to come on campus.

Employees required to provide negative PCR COVID test result from a third-party weekly to come on campus.

Students and employees who are ill or experiencing COVID symptoms must stay home.

Report Exposure

Reporting Covid Exposure 


Students and employees who are experiencing COVID-related symptoms or who believe they have been exposed to COVID-19 must report that information to Human Resources immediately.  You can report using either the reporting form at www.eicc.edu/covidreport or by calling 563-336-3341. Requirements for returning to campus after exposure are outlined in the EICC COVID-19 Positive and Presumed Positive Protocols at www.eicc.edu/covidexposure.

Classes Offering  


Classes scheduled face-to-face will move remote with a preference to Live Online. No on campus classes.

Services to Students


All campus services move remote. Students services are not open on campus.

Public Access  


Public not allowed on campus.

Employees 


Employees are working remotely. Access to campus is by Cabinet member approval only. Limited to essential tasks.