COVID-19 Health Information
Updated August 2023
If you feel sick, are symptomatic, or have tested positive for COVID-19, do not come
COVID Safety Officer
Chief Facilities and Operations Officer Michele Rudovsky serves as the San Mateo County Community College District’s (SMCCCD) COVID Safety Officer.
Employee COVID Reporting
As per CalOSHA, SMCCCD continues to monitor employee COVID-positive cases. Employees will continue to report COVID-19 positives via an online form. If you have tested positive for COVID-19 (either home antigen or PCR lab test), stay home, do not come to campus, and fill out the Employee Positive-COVID Test Reporting Form.
Students and Community Members
Students and other campus community members are no longer required to report positives but must follow guidance to remain away from campus if sick, symptomatic, or test positive for COVID-19. See the Isolation/Exposure/Quarantine Decision Tree for when you can return to campus.
Face Covering Guidance
The San Mateo County Health Department has suspended the COVID Community Level coding system. Without those metrics, SMCCCD’s masking policy is rendered obsolete, and as such, the SMCCCD masking policy has concluded.
The District shall not prevent anyone from voluntarily wearing a face covering or respirator while on District property. The California Department of Public Health offers guidance on when to mask.
As per CalOSHA, the District shall provide face coverings and ensure they are worn by employees when required by a California Department of Public Health regulation or order.
Face Coverings and Antigen Test Access
COVID-19 Antigen Tests, surgical masks, and N95 respirators are available at Public Safety Campus Headquarters and the College Bookstores. Hand sanitizer and sanitizing wipes are available in community dispensers in each building.
COVID-19 Prevention Plan
The District has a written COVID-19 Prevention Plan that can be referenced for additional information.