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Novel Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19)

September 24, 2020 Updates

  • Telecommuting will continue until further notice.
  • Compton College is closed to the public. Only essential personnel are allowed on campus, as scheduled.
  • The majority of Compton College's Fall 2020 classes have transitioned online. Classes that can be held online will be online. There will be limited in-person labs on campus.
  • Winter 2021 classes will remain online. There will be no in-person lectures or labs scheduled on campus.
  • Student services, including counseling, are currently available online at compton.edu/studentservices/.
  • The on-campus Student Health Center is open by appointment only.
  • Spring 2021 classes will be online. However, some classes, including essential workforce training, cosmetology, chemistry, and intercollegiate athletics programs, may be provided in-person if approved by the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health.

Information for Faculty, Classified Staff and StUDents

March 11 - August 31, 2020 President CEO Messages are available here.


CONFIRMED COVID-19 CASES AT COMPTON COLLEGE (webpage)


Compton College Students

Student Information and Communications

Alternative Academic Instruction Information

Student Resources

Student Services

CCCD Employees

COVID-19 Resources for Faculty and Staff
Compton College Pandemic Outbreak - Emergency Operations Plan
 (PDF)


National, State and Local Orders and Guidelines:


California is issuing daily updates on COVID-19. To see the most recent update, visit the CDPH News Release page.
En Espanol: Para obtener informacion en espanol, visite nuestra pagina del Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19).
March 18, 2020: COVID-19 Professional Development Presentation (PDF)


Eventual Return to Campus


COVID-19 in California by the Numbers

On October 18, there were 3,474 newly recorded confirmed cases. Numbers do not represent true day-over-day change as these results include cases from prior than yesterday. The state now has a total of 870,791 positive cases. There have been a total of 16,970 deaths in the state.
 

For more information about Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) for travelers please visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.


How can people protect themselves?

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention webpage: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prevent-getting-sick/prevention.html

  • Every person has a role to play. So much of protecting yourself and your family comes down to common sense: 
  • Washing hands with soap and water.
  • Avoiding touching eyes, nose or mouth with unwashed hands.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue or your elbow.
  • Avoiding close contact with people who are sick.
  • Staying away from work, school or other people if you become sick with respiratory symptoms like fever and cough.
  • Following guidance from public health officials.

For more information visit the CDC's website.

For more information from the California Department of Public Health, go to https://www.cdph.ca.gov/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/Immunization/ncov2019.aspx.


COVID-19 Testing Information and Resources

  1. Los Angeles County Residents: https://covid19.lacounty.gov/testing/
  2. Orange County Residents: https://occovid19.ochealthinfo.com/covid-19-testing#wherecanIgettested
  3. City of Long Beach: http://www.longbeach.gov/health/diseases-and-condition/information-on/coronavirus/covid-19-testing/

What if I am not feeling well and are experiencing the following symptoms - a fever, cough or shortness of breath?

Refer to the Centers for Disease Control and Preventions (CDC) "Steps to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 if you are sick" guidelines (PDF) and contact the St. John's Student Health Center by calling 323-541-1411 if you have questions, concerns, or would like to make an appointment to visit a clinic.

 

You may also call the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health directly at 213-240-7941 (Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.) or 213-974-1234 (after hours) and follow their instructions.

 

If you test positive for COVID-19, please contact your Compton College instructor via email as soon as possible. Provide the following information: your full name and Compton College student ID #, when you tested positive; when and where you were last on campus; and include a list of classes you are currently enrolled in for the spring 2020 semester.

Refer to the Centers for Disease Control and Preventions (CDC) "Steps to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 if you are sick"  guidelines (PDF) and contact your primary health care provider.

 

You may also call the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health directly at 213-240-7941 (Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.) or 213-974-1234 (after hours) and follow their instructions.

 

If you test positive for COVID-19, please contact your manager/supervisor via email as soon as possible.

 

Campus administrators will contact the Pandemic Coordinators (rbox@compton.edu, rjames@compton.edu, hparnock@compton.edu, and rsasser@compton.edu) via email. You must also call the vice president of Human Resources, 310-900-1600, ext. 2400. Provide the following information to Human Resources: your full name, when and where you were last on campus, and when you tested positive.

https://covid19.lacounty.gov/testing/

The County of Los Angeles, in partnership with the City of Los Angeles, ir providing access to free COVID-19 testing to Los Angeles County residents.

At this time, testing is only for people with symptoms, such as fever, cough, and shortness of breath. Anyone with COVID-19 symptoms can now book a same day or next day appointment.

For more information about testing, visit the County of Los Angeles FAQ webpage: https://lacovidprod.service-now.com/rrs?id=rrs_faq.

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