Lake Land College is committed to creating a safe and healthy learning environment by following guidelines issued by the Illinois Community College Board, Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) regarding public health matters.
Lake Land College is monitoring the Monkeypox public health emergency. The college is following guidelines set forth by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH).
We encourage students and employees to vaccinate against COVID-19 and test when experiencing symptoms.
Please reference CDC guidelines and the COVID-19 Protocols for Students and Staff when experiencing COVID 19-symptoms, awaiting test results or testing positive for COVID-19.
SELF-SCREEN for symptoms on a daily basis and do not come to campus if you are feeling ill. Contact your medical provider or a local Health Department for guidance when feeling ill.
Mask wearing is optional for all staff and students. All are welcome to wear a mask and are encouraged to consider related CDC recommendations.
In addition to routine cleaning and sanitizing conducted by the College, students and staff should regularly wipe down work spaces using sanitizing wipes provided throughout campus.
All individuals should also observe proper hygiene including:
Washing hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, especially after public exposure, contact with “high touch” surfaces, after coughing or blowing your nose, and before and after preparing and eating food.
Coughing or sneezing into your elbow or tissue and immediately throwing the tissue into the trash.
Using available hand sanitizers.
Avoiding handshaking or any type of greeting involving touching.
Students participating in off-site experiential learning are required to comply with the vaccination/testing requirements of the host site, as well as the Lake Land College protocols.