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Walla Walla Community College

Reduce the Risk of Contagions

  • Maintain distance from people outside of your household.
  • Cover coughs and sneezes.
  • Avoid touching your face.
  • Clean your hands often.
  • Clean high-touch surfaces regularly.
  • Receive vaccinations when applicable if it is safe for you to do so.


If You are Sick

If you are sick or in close contact with someone who is, consider the following precautions to reduce the chance of infecting others.

  • Stay home except to get medical care.
  • Contact your instructor(s) or supervisor remotely to notify them of your absence.
  • Wear a face covering when around other people in your home and avoid sharing personal items.
  • Monitor your symptoms and seek medical care as symptoms warrant.
  • Get tested if COVID-19 is suspected.




Frequently Asked Questions

Do students need to be vaccinated?

WWCC welcomes all student regardless of their vaccination status, though certain external requirements may be in place for health care and other students.

Do health care students need to be vaccinated?

Health care students who have clinical rotations must follow the vaccination requirements of the health care institution where they will be working.

What do I do if I test positive for Covid-19?

When you test positive for Covid-19, it’s important take action to minimize the health risks to yourself and others.

Labor and Industries manages workplace rules for Covid-19 now.

  1.  Those testing positive must not come to campus for  at least five days from symptoms appearing.
  2.  To return to campus, you must be fever free for 24 hours without  having to use of any fever-reducing medication.
  3.  Once you return to campus, you must use an upgraded mask through Day 10 from symptoms appearing.



Are masks required?

The statewide mask mandate was lifted for most places on March 12, 2022. Upgraded masking (e.g., N95 mask) is required for those returning from isolation and those who have been exposed to someone with COVID-19.