COVID-19 Community Messages (page 3)

January 21, 2022

Update on Isolation Protocol/Process

As I shared in my previous communications, LACDPH issued a new Health Officer Order on January 10 which included updates to isolation and quarantine. This email outlines the isolation process starting immediately.

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January 7, 2022

Spring Return Update 2022

I write today as a follow-up from the communication Interim President Marcus-Newhall sent to our community yesterday. As many of you have seen in the news or experienced personally, the Omicron variant of COVID-19 spreads quickly and is highly transmissible.

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January 6, 2022

Update: Spring 2022 Return to Campus

We find ourselves in unpredictable times that require us to rethink the way we operate. We recognize that each adjustment made to keep our community safe may feel restrictive to some, and we appreciate the commitment by every member of our community to keep each other safe and healthy.

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January 5, 2022

Campus Return and Booster Requirements

Dear Students, Happy New Year! I hope your winter break has been restful and rejuvenating. As we welcome 2022, we are seeing an uptick in cases as the Omicron variant […]

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January 3, 2022

Important Spring 2022 Updates for Return to Campus

Based on recent advice from our medical advisors and in anticipation of the CDC changing its definition of fully vaccinated to include a booster, the College will require all employees and students to receive a booster shot by January 31, 2022. 

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December 10, 2021

COVID-19 Updates

I write today to address many of concerns regarding the uptick in COVID-19 cases across the Claremont Colleges. Currently, at Scripps we have 3 positive cases. Though our cases remain lower than some of the other colleges, it is imperative that we remain ever vigilant.

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October 7, 2021

Fall Break Travel COVID-19 Guidelines

As our community members explore upcoming break travel plans, all are encouraged to remain vigilant and make informed decisions for the greater good of our community prior to, during, and after travel.

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October 5, 2021

Update: Student COVID-19 Testing Relocation to Student Health Services (SHS)

I am excited that we have announced a new COVID weekly screening test process for all students. As the interim president shared yesterday, all screening testing for students will move to Student Health Services (SHS) starting Monday, October 11th.

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Student COVID-19 Testing Relocation to Student Health Services (SHS)

Beginning Monday, October 11, weekly scheduled COVID-19 testing for Scripps College students will be administered solely by Student Health Services (SHS). As of this date, student testing at the Scripps College 240 House will be discontinued.

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September 27, 2021

5C Events and Parties

In large part due to the mandated vaccine, your compliance with COVID-19 mitigation strategies such as masking guidelines, and testing requirements, the Claremont Colleges have reported very modest case rates and limited spread. In light of this encouraging news, the SDC has decided to allow some additional social activities to occur on our campuses.

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