Coronavirus Information (COVID-19)
May 29, 2020
While campus remains closed to the public, access is now permitted for students in labs required for course completion in auto, diesel, manufacturing, welding, and some health professions programs. Students completing labs for dental programs are permitted access to campus starting June 1.
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Lane Community College is open. Lane continues to carefully monitor the COVID-19 situation and related guidance from the governor and state and county health authorities. This page will be updated as information changes. Learn more about steps you can take to protect yourself from the virus.
COVID-19 symptoms may be flu-like, ranging from mild to serious, and include:
- Difficulty breathing.
The virus is thought to spread mainly from person-to-person. It is thought that symptoms may appear between 2 days and 14 days of exposure to the virus. Stay home when you are sick. If you have symptoms of fever and respiratory illness, call your health provider in advance. Learn more about what to do if you're sick.
If you are diagnosed with COVID-19, please complete the self report form.
The LCC Health Clinic is closed for appointments. If you are a student with medical questions or concerns, you can call (541) 463-5665 during normal business hours to speak with someone.
Through at least September 30, there will be no non-essential travel for college business, including within the state of Oregon. Employees should communicate with their manager for guidance on any travel.
Effective through at least September 30, Lane Community College has canceled all nonessential events on college property. This applies to events at LCC’s Center for Meeting and Learning (CML), and all college and community-related performances, activities, and athletic events occurring on LCC campuses and facilities. Where possible, arrangements should be made to postpone internal campus meetings and/or move to Zoom videoconferencing.
As more guidance becomes available, the college's phased reopening plans will continue to evolve.
- April 20 draft Reopening Oregon Framework presented by Governor Kate Brown
- May 20 presentation to the Board of Education, including information on phased reopening
- June 12 press release from HECC regarding new public health guidelines for resuming in-person higher education activities
- June 12 executive order on higher ed resuming in-person instruction from Governor Kate Brown
- June 12 OHA's guidance for the conduct of in-person instructional, residential, and research activities at Oregon colleges and universities
- June 29 LCC Plan for cleaning and disinfecting
- June 29 HECC Clarifications on Public Health Guidance
- Draft Administrative Review Lane Community College COVID-19 Reopening Plan Fall 2020
As many colleges, including Lane, move much instruction online, some companies are offering free or low cost services to help you stay connected from home. Learn more about free wifi and low cost internet and computers. Learn more about taking classes online at Lane.