Timely Warning

TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | December 4, 2020 – A member of the Odessa College community has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves a continuing education student enrolled in the Electrical Lineman Program. The student is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the Ector County Health Department. The college was notified of the positive test today; the student last attended class on November 30th.

You have received this communication because you may have been exposed to a lab-confirmed, positive COVID-19 person on campus or at an approved instructional site. Due to student (FERPA) and medical (HIPAA) confidentiality and privacy laws, the person’s name will not be shared.  Students and employees who, by process of elimination or otherwise, identify the person who tested positive, and threaten or discriminate against that person, will be subject to the college’s discipline and adjudication process. 

Students and employees who have been exposed are not required to quarantine; however, should you experience the following COVID-19 symptoms, stay home: Cough; Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing; chills; repeated shaking with chills; muscle pain; headache; sore throat; loss of taste or smell; diarrhea; or feeling feverish or a measured temperature greater than or equal to 99.2 degrees Fahrenheit.

Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If you are not feeling well, or you would like to schedule a test for COVID-19, please contact our OC CARES partner Medical Center Health System at 432-640-2100 or mchoncall@echd.org. COVID-19 tests are available at discounted rates: $15 for students and $25 for employees. Free testing is available for those who qualify.

Odessa College continues to follow the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread and unpredictability of the COVID-19 virus. The college’s screening and sanitization protocols significantly reduce exposure to the virus in learning and student support spaces. Campus and community resources are available to students impacted by COVID-19 including a food pantry, a licensed professional counselor and mental health resources, as well as emergency aid.


TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | December 3, 2020 – A member of the Odessa College community has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves a student who is active at the Andrews Center and at an off-site clinical location. The student is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the County Health Department. The college was notified of the positive test today; the student was last at the center on November 24th.

You have received this communication because you may have been exposed to a lab-confirmed, positive COVID-19 person on campus or at an approved instructional site. Due to student (FERPA) and medical (HIPAA) confidentiality and privacy laws, the person’s name will not be shared.  Students and employees who, by process of elimination or otherwise, identify the person who tested positive, and threaten or discriminate against that person, will be subject to the college’s discipline and adjudication process. 

Students and employees who have been exposed are not required to quarantine; however, should you experience the following COVID-19 symptoms, stay home: Cough; Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing; chills; repeated shaking with chills; muscle pain; headache; sore throat; loss of taste or smell; diarrhea; or feeling feverish or a measured temperature greater than or equal to 99.2 degrees Fahrenheit.

Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If you are not feeling well, or you would like to schedule a test for COVID-19, please contact our OC CARES partner Medical Center Health System at 432-640-2100 or mchoncall@echd.org. COVID-19 tests are available at discounted rates: $15 for students and $25 for employees. Free testing is available for those who qualify.

Odessa College continues to follow the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread and unpredictability of the COVID-19 virus. The college’s screening and sanitization protocols significantly reduce exposure to the virus in learning and student support spaces. Campus and community resources are available to students impacted by COVID-19 including a food pantry, a licensed professional counselor and mental health resources, as well as emergency aid.


TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | December 1, 2020 – Members of the Odessa College community have tested positive for COVID-19. The cases involve Early College High School students who attend classes in Sedate Hall. The students are in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the Ector County Health Department. The college was notified of the positive tests today; the students were last on campus on November 20th.

You have received this communication because you may have been exposed to a lab-confirmed, positive COVID-19 person on campus or at an approved instructional site. Due to student (FERPA) and medical (HIPAA) confidentiality and privacy laws, the person’s name will not be shared.  Students and employees who, by process of elimination or otherwise, identify the person who tested positive, and threaten or discriminate against that person, will be subject to the college’s discipline and adjudication process. 

Students and employees who have been exposed are not required to quarantine; however, should you experience the following COVID-19 symptoms, stay home: Cough; Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing; chills; repeated shaking with chills; muscle pain; headache; sore throat; loss of taste or smell; diarrhea; or feeling feverish or a measured temperature greater than or equal to 99.2 degrees Fahrenheit.

Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If you are not feeling well, or you would like to schedule a test for COVID-19, please contact our OC CARES partner Medical Center Health System at 432-640-2100 or mchoncall@echd.org. COVID-19 tests are available at discounted rates: $15 for students and $25 for employees. Free testing is available for those who qualify. 

Odessa College continues to follow the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread and unpredictability of the COVID-19 virus. The college’s screening and sanitization protocols significantly reduce exposure to the virus in learning and student support spaces. Campus and community resources are available to students impacted by COVID-19 including a food pantry, a licensed professional counselor and mental health resources, as well as emergency aid.


TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | November 30, 2020 – A member of the Odessa College community has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves a student who attends classes at the Monahans Center. The student is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the County Health Department. The college was notified of the positive test today; the student was last at the center on November 17th.

You have received this communication because you may have been exposed to a lab-confirmed, positive COVID-19 person on campus or at an approved instructional site. Due to student (FERPA) and medical (HIPAA) confidentiality and privacy laws, the person’s name will not be shared.  Students and employees who, by process of elimination or otherwise, identify the person who tested positive, and threaten or discriminate against that person, will be subject to the college’s discipline and adjudication process. 

Students and employees who have been exposed are not required to quarantine; however, should you experience the following COVID-19 symptoms, stay home: Cough; Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing; chills; repeated shaking with chills; muscle pain; headache; sore throat; loss of taste or smell; diarrhea; or feeling feverish or a measured temperature greater than or equal to 99.2 degrees Fahrenheit.

Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If you are not feeling well, or you would like to schedule a test for COVID-19, please contact our OC CARES partner Medical Center Health System at 432-640-2100 or mchoncall@echd.org. COVID-19 tests are available at discounted rates: $15 for students and $25 for employees. Free testing is available for those who qualify.

Odessa College continues to follow the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread and unpredictability of the COVID-19 virus. The college’s screening and sanitization protocols significantly reduce exposure to the virus in learning and student support spaces. Campus and community resources are available to students impacted by COVID-19 including a food pantry, a licensed professional counselor and mental health resources, as well as emergency aid.


TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | November 28, 2020 – A member of the Odessa College community has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves a student who is active in the Jack Rodgers Fine Arts Building (111). The student is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the Ector County Health Department. The college was notified of the positive test on Thursday; the student was last on campus on November 18th.

You have received this communication because you may have been exposed to a lab-confirmed, positive COVID-19 person on campus or at an approved instructional site. Due to student (FERPA) and medical (HIPAA) confidentiality and privacy laws, the person’s name will not be shared.  Students and employees who, by process of elimination or otherwise, identify the person who tested positive, and threaten or discriminate against that person, will be subject to the college’s discipline and adjudication process. 

Students and employees who have been exposed are not required to quarantine; however, should you experience the following COVID-19 symptoms, stay home: Cough; Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing; chills; repeated shaking with chills; muscle pain; headache; sore throat; loss of taste or smell; diarrhea; or feeling feverish or a measured temperature greater than or equal to 99.2 degrees Fahrenheit.

Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If you are not feeling well, or you would like to schedule a test for COVID-19, please contact our OC CARES partner Medical Center Health System at 432-640-2100 or mchoncall@echd.org. COVID-19 tests are available at discounted rates: $15 for students and $25 for employees. Free testing is available for those who qualify.

Odessa College continues to follow the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread and unpredictability of the COVID-19 virus. The college’s screening and sanitization protocols significantly reduce exposure to the virus in learning and student support spaces. Campus and community resources are available to students impacted by COVID-19 including a food pantry, a licensed professional counselor and mental health resources, as well as emergency aid.


TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | November 28, 2020 – A member of the Odessa College community has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves a dual credit student who is active at the Andrews Center. The student is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the County Health Department. The college was notified of the positive test today; the student was last at the center on November 20th.  

You have received this communication because you may have been exposed to a lab-confirmed, positive COVID-19 person on campus or at an approved instructional site. Due to student (FERPA) and medical (HIPAA) confidentiality and privacy laws, the person’s name will not be shared.  Students and employees who, by process of elimination or otherwise, identify the person who tested positive, and threaten or discriminate against that person, will be subject to the college’s discipline and adjudication process. 

Students and employees who have been exposed are not required to quarantine; however, should you experience the following COVID-19 symptoms, stay home: Cough; Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing; chills; repeated shaking with chills; muscle pain; headache; sore throat; loss of taste or smell; diarrhea; or feeling feverish or a measured temperature greater than or equal to 99.2 degrees Fahrenheit.

Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If you are not feeling well, or you would like to schedule a test for COVID-19, please contact our OC CARES partner Medical Center Health System at 432-640-2100 or mchoncall@echd.org. COVID-19 tests are available at discounted rates: $15 for students and $25 for employees. Free testing is available for those who qualify.

Odessa College continues to follow the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread and unpredictability of the COVID-19 virus. The college’s screening and sanitization protocols significantly reduce exposure to the virus in learning and student support spaces. Campus and community resources are available to students impacted by COVID-19 including a food pantry, a licensed professional counselor and mental health resources, as well as emergency aid.


TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | November 25, 2020 – A member of the Odessa College community has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves a student who is active in Sedate Hall (218). The student is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the County Health Department. The college was notified of the positive test today; the student was last at the center on November 17th.

 You have received this communication because you may have been exposed to a lab-confirmed, positive COVID-19 person on campus or at an approved instructional site. Due to student (FERPA) and medical (HIPAA) confidentiality and privacy laws, the person’s name will not be shared.  Students and employees who, by process of elimination or otherwise, identify the person who tested positive, and threaten or discriminate against that person, will be subject to the college’s discipline and adjudication process. 

Students and employees who have been exposed are not required to quarantine; however, should you experience the following COVID-19 symptoms, stay home: Cough; Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing; chills; repeated shaking with chills; muscle pain; headache; sore throat; loss of taste or smell; diarrhea; or feeling feverish or a measured temperature greater than or equal to 99.2 degrees Fahrenheit.

Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If you are not feeling well, or you would like to schedule a test for COVID-19, please contact our OC CARES partner Medical Center Health System at 432-640-2100 or mchoncall@echd.org. COVID-19 tests are available at discounted rates: $15 for students and $25 for employees. Free testing is available for those who qualify.

Odessa College continues to follow the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread and unpredictability of the COVID-19 virus. The college’s screening and sanitization protocols significantly reduce exposure to the virus in learning and student support spaces. Campus and community resources are available to students impacted by COVID-19 including a food pantry, a licensed professional counselor and mental health resources, as well as emergency aid.


TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | November 23, 2020 – A member of the Odessa College community has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves a student who is active in the Wood Building for Math and Science. The student is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the Ector County Health Department. The college was notified of the positive test today; the student was last on campus November 10th.
  
You have received this communication because you may have been exposed to a lab-confirmed, positive COVID-19 person on campus or at an approved instructional site. Due to student (FERPA) and medical (HIPAA) confidentiality and privacy laws, the person’s name will not be shared.  Students and employees who, by process of elimination or otherwise, identify the person who tested positive, and threaten or discriminate against that person, will be subject to the college’s discipline and adjudication process. 
 
Students and employees who have been exposed are not required to quarantine; however, should you experience the following COVID-19 symptoms, stay home: Cough; Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing; chills; repeated shaking with chills; muscle pain; headache; sore throat; loss of taste or smell; diarrhea; or feeling feverish or a measured temperature greater than or equal to 99.2 degrees Fahrenheit.
 
Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If you are not feeling well, or you would like to schedule a test for COVID-19, please contact our OC CARES partner Medical Center Health System at 432-640-2100 or mchoncall@echd.org. COVID-19 tests are available at discounted rates: $15 for students and $25 for employees. Free testing is available for those who qualify.
 
Odessa College continues to follow the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread and unpredictability of the COVID-19 virus. The college’s screening and sanitization protocols significantly reduce exposure to the virus in learning and student support spaces. Campus and community resources are available to students impacted by COVID-19 including a food pantry, a licensed professional counselor and mental health resources, as well as emergency aid.

TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | November 19, 2020 – A member of the Odessa College community has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves a student who is active in Sedate Hall (218). The student is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the Ector County Health Department. The college was notified of the positive test this afternoon; the student was last on campus November 17th.

You have received this communication because you may have been exposed to a lab-confirmed, positive COVID-19 person on campus or at an approved instructional site. Due to student (FERPA) and medical (HIPAA) confidentiality and privacy laws, the person’s name will not be shared.  Students and employees who, by process of elimination or otherwise, identify the person who tested positive, and threaten or discriminate against that person, will be subject to the college’s discipline and adjudication process. 

Students and employees who have been exposed are not required to quarantine; however, should you experience the following COVID-19 symptoms, stay home: Cough; Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing; chills; repeated shaking with chills; muscle pain; headache; sore throat; loss of taste or smell; diarrhea; or feeling feverish or a measured temperature greater than or equal to 99.2 degrees Fahrenheit.

Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If you are not feeling well, or you would like to schedule a test for COVID-19, please contact our OC CARES partner Medical Center Health System at 432-640-2100 or mchoncall@echd.org. COVID-19 tests are available at discounted rates: $15 for students and $25 for employees. Free testing is available for those who qualify. 

Odessa College continues to follow the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread and unpredictability of the COVID-19 virus. The college’s screening and sanitization protocols significantly reduce exposure to the virus in learning and student support spaces. Campus and community resources are available to students impacted by COVID-19 including a food pantry, a licensed professional counselor and mental health resources, as well as emergency aid.


TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | November 18, 2020 – A member of the Odessa College community has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves a student who is active in the Health Sciences Building and at an offsite clinical location. The student is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the Ector County Health Department. The college was notified of the positive test this afternoon; the student was last on campus November 16th.

You have received this communication because you may have been exposed to a lab-confirmed, positive COVID-19 person on campus or at an approved instructional site. Due to student (FERPA) and medical (HIPAA) confidentiality and privacy laws, the person’s name will not be shared.  Students and employees who, by process of elimination or otherwise, identify the person who tested positive, and threaten or discriminate against that person, will be subject to the college’s discipline and adjudication process. 

Students and employees who have been exposed are not required to quarantine; however, should you experience the following COVID-19 symptoms, stay home: Cough; Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing; chills; repeated shaking with chills; muscle pain; headache; sore throat; loss of taste or smell; diarrhea; or feeling feverish or a measured temperature greater than or equal to 99.2 degrees Fahrenheit. 

Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If you are not feeling well, or you would like to schedule a test for COVID-19, please contact our OC CARES partner Medical Center Health System at 432-640-2100 or mchoncall@echd.org. COVID-19 tests are available at discounted rates: $15 for students and $25 for employees. Free testing is available for those who qualify.

Odessa College continues to follow the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread and unpredictability of the COVID-19 virus. The college’s screening and sanitization protocols significantly reduce exposure to the virus in learning and student support spaces. Campus and community resources are available to students impacted by COVID-19 including a food pantry, a licensed professional counselor and mental health resources, as well as emergency aid.


TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | November 18, 2020 – A member of the Odessa College community has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves an Early College High School student who is active in Sedate Hall (224). The student is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the Ector County Health Department. The college was notified of the positive test this afternoon; the student was last on campus November 10th.

You have received this communication because you may have been exposed to a lab-confirmed, positive COVID-19 person on campus or at an approved instructional site. Due to student (FERPA) and medical (HIPAA) confidentiality and privacy laws, the person’s name will not be shared.  Students and employees who, by process of elimination or otherwise, identify the person who tested positive, and threaten or discriminate against that person, will be subject to the college’s discipline and adjudication process.  

Students and employees who have been exposed are not required to quarantine; however, should you experience the following COVID-19 symptoms, stay home: Cough; Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing; chills; repeated shaking with chills; muscle pain; headache; sore throat; loss of taste or smell; diarrhea; or feeling feverish or a measured temperature greater than or equal to 99.2 degrees Fahrenheit. 

Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If you are not feeling well, or you would like to schedule a test for COVID-19, please contact our OC CARES partner Medical Center Health System at 432-640-2100 or mchoncall@echd.org. COVID-19 tests are available at discounted rates: $15 for students and $25 for employees. Free testing is available for those who qualify.

Odessa College continues to follow the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread and unpredictability of the COVID-19 virus. The college’s screening and sanitization protocols significantly reduce exposure to the virus in learning and student support spaces. Campus and community resources are available to students impacted by COVID-19 including a food pantry, a licensed professional counselor and mental health resources, as well as emergency aid.


TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | November 18, 2020 – A member of the Odessa College community has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves a dual credit student who is active in the Cosmetology Building (112). The student is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the Ector County Health Department. The college was notified of the positive test last night; the student was last on campus November 16th.

You have received this communication because you may have been exposed to a lab-confirmed, positive COVID-19 person on campus or at an approved instructional site. Due to student (FERPA) and medical (HIPAA) confidentiality and privacy laws, the person’s name will not be shared.  Students and employees who, by process of elimination or otherwise, identify the person who tested positive, and threaten or discriminate against that person, will be subject to the college’s discipline and adjudication process. 

Students and employees who have been exposed are not required to quarantine; however, should you experience the following COVID-19 symptoms, stay home: Cough; Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing; chills; repeated shaking with chills; muscle pain; headache; sore throat; loss of taste or smell; diarrhea; or feeling feverish or a measured temperature greater than or equal to 99.2 degrees Fahrenheit. 

Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If you are not feeling well, or you would like to schedule a test for COVID-19, please contact our OC CARES partner Medical Center Health System at 432-640-2100 or mchoncall@echd.org. COVID-19 tests are available at discounted rates: $15 for students and $25 for employees. Free testing is available for those who qualify.

Odessa College continues to follow the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread and unpredictability of the COVID-19 virus. The college’s screening and sanitization protocols significantly reduce exposure to the virus in learning and student support spaces. Campus and community resources are available to students impacted by COVID-19 including a food pantry, a licensed professional counselor and mental health resources, as well as emergency aid.


TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | November 17, 2020 – A member of the Odessa College community has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves a student who is active in the ET Building (139). The student is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the Ector County Health Department. The college was notified of the positive test this evening; the student was last on campus November 16th.

You have received this communication because you may have been exposed to a lab-confirmed, positive COVID-19 person on campus or at an approved instructional site. Due to student (FERPA) and medical (HIPAA) confidentiality and privacy laws, the person’s name will not be shared.  Students and employees who, by process of elimination or otherwise, identify the person who tested positive, and threaten or discriminate against that person, will be subject to the college’s discipline and adjudication process. 

Students and employees who have been exposed are not required to quarantine; however, should you experience the following COVID-19 symptoms, stay home: Cough; Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing; chills; repeated shaking with chills; muscle pain; headache; sore throat; loss of taste or smell; diarrhea; or feeling feverish or a measured temperature greater than or equal to 99.2 degrees Fahrenheit.

Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If you are not feeling well, or you would like to schedule a test for COVID-19, please contact our OC CARES partner Medical Center Health System at 432-640-2100 or mchoncall@echd.org. COVID-19 tests are available at discounted rates: $15 for students and $25 for employees. Free testing is available for those who qualify.

Odessa College continues to follow the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread and unpredictability of the COVID-19 virus. The college’s screening and sanitization protocols significantly reduce exposure to the virus in learning and student support spaces. Campus and community resources are available to students impacted by COVID-19 including a food pantry, a licensed professional counselor and mental health resources, as well as emergency aid.


TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | November 17, 2020 – A member of the Odessa College community has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves a student who attends courses at the Andrews Center and at an off-site clinical location. The student is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the County Health Department. The college was notified of the positive test last night; the student was active at the center and the clinical site on November 12th.

You have received this communication because you may have been exposed to a lab-confirmed, positive COVID-19 person on campus or at an approved instructional site. Due to student (FERPA) and medical (HIPAA) confidentiality and privacy laws, the person’s name will not be shared.  Students and employees who, by process of elimination or otherwise, identify the person who tested positive, and threaten or discriminate against that person, will be subject to the college’s discipline and adjudication process.  

Students and employees who have been exposed are not required to quarantine; however, should you experience the following COVID-19 symptoms, stay home: Cough; Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing; chills; repeated shaking with chills; muscle pain; headache; sore throat; loss of taste or smell; diarrhea; or feeling feverish or a measured temperature greater than or equal to 99.2 degrees Fahrenheit. 

Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If you are not feeling well, or you would like to schedule a test for COVID-19, please contact our OC CARES partner Medical Center Health System at 432-640-2100 or mchoncall@echd.org. COVID-19 tests are available at discounted rates: $15 for students and $25 for employees. Free testing is available for those who qualify. 

Odessa College continues to follow the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread and unpredictability of the COVID-19 virus. The college’s screening and sanitization protocols significantly reduce exposure to the virus in learning and student support spaces. Campus and community resources are available to students impacted by COVID-19 including a food pantry, a licensed professional counselor and mental health resources, as well as emergency aid


TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | November  16, 2020 – A  employee has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves an employee who was active in the Sports Center.  The employee is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the Ector County Health Department.  The College was notified on the evening of November 16, 2020.  The employee has not been on the Odessa College campus since the afternoon of November 12, 2020.

 
The Sports Center is being sanitized and cleaned according to protocol.  
 
Odessa College continues to follow the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread and unpredictability of the COVID-19 virus including daily mandatory health screenings; protocols to facilitate social distancing and limit loitering;  as well as frequently sanitizing campus work, learning and common spaces. Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; wear a mask; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.  Campus and community resources are available to employees impacted by COVID-19 including a food pantry, a licensed professional counselor and mental health resources, as well as emergency aid. For insurance purposes, please visit https://ers.texas.gov.   If you are not feeling well, call 68-NURSE.
 
This message is posted for the Odessa College community in compliance with the Timely Notice provisions of the Federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act of 1998. Do not forward this message to individuals or mailing lists within Odessa College.
If you have any questions or concerns please contact Human Resources. 

TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | November 16, 2020 – A member of the Odessa College community has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves a student who attends courses at the Monahans Center. The student is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the County Health Department. The college was notified of the positive test this afternoon; the student was last at the Monahans Center on November 9th.

You have received this communication because you may have been exposed to a lab-confirmed, positive COVID-19 person on campus or at an approved instructional site. Due to student (FERPA) and medical (HIPAA) confidentiality and privacy laws, the person’s name will not be shared.  Students and employees who, by process of elimination or otherwise, identify the person who tested positive, and threaten or discriminate against that person, will be subject to the college’s discipline and adjudication process. 

Students and employees who have been exposed are not required to quarantine; however, should you experience the following COVID-19 symptoms, stay home: Cough; Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing; chills; repeated shaking with chills; muscle pain; headache; sore throat; loss of taste or smell; diarrhea; or feeling feverish or a measured temperature greater than or equal to 99.2 degrees Fahrenheit.

Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If you are not feeling well, or you would like to schedule a test for COVID-19, please contact our OC CARES partner Medical Center Health System at 432-640-2100 or mchoncall@echd.org. COVID-19 tests are available at discounted rates: $15 for students and $25 for employees. Free testing is available for those who qualify. 

Odessa College continues to follow the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread and unpredictability of the COVID-19 virus. The college’s screening and sanitization protocols significantly reduce exposure to the virus in learning and student support spaces. Campus and community resources are available to students impacted by COVID-19 including a food pantry, a licensed professional counselor and mental health resources, as well as emergency aid.


TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | November 16, 2020 – A member of the Odessa College community has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves a dual credit student who attends courses at the Andrews Center. The student is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the Ector County Health Department. The college was notified of the positive test this afternoon; the student was last at the Andrews Center on November 11th.

You have received this communication because you may have been exposed to a lab-confirmed, positive COVID-19 person on campus or at an approved instructional site. Due to student (FERPA) and medical (HIPAA) confidentiality and privacy laws, the person’s name will not be shared.  Students and employees who, by process of elimination or otherwise, identify the person who tested positive, and threaten or discriminate against that person, will be subject to the college’s discipline and adjudication process. 

Students and employees who have been exposed are not required to quarantine; however, should you experience the following COVID-19 symptoms, stay home: Cough; Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing; chills; repeated shaking with chills; muscle pain; headache; sore throat; loss of taste or smell; diarrhea; or feeling feverish or a measured temperature greater than or equal to 99.2 degrees Fahrenheit.

Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If you are not feeling well, or you would like to schedule a test for COVID-19, please contact our OC CARES partner Medical Center Health System at 432-640-2100 or mchoncall@echd.org. COVID-19 tests are available at discounted rates: $15 for students and $25 for employees. Free testing is available for those who qualify.

Odessa College continues to follow the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread and unpredictability of the COVID-19 virus. The college’s screening and sanitization protocols significantly reduce exposure to the virus in learning and student support spaces. Campus and community resources are available to students impacted by COVID-19 including a food pantry, a licensed professional counselor and mental health resources, as well as emergency aid


TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | November 16, 2020 – A member of the Odessa College community has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves an Early College High School student active in the ET Building (139). The student is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the Ector County Health Department. The college was notified of the positive test this afternoon; the student was last on campus November 9th.

You have received this communication because you may have been exposed to a lab-confirmed, positive COVID-19 person on campus or at an approved instructional site. Due to student (FERPA) and medical (HIPAA) confidentiality and privacy laws, the person’s name will not be shared.  Students and employees who, by process of elimination or otherwise, identify the person who tested positive, and threaten or discriminate against that person, will be subject to the college’s discipline and adjudication process. 

Students and employees who have been exposed are not required to quarantine; however, should you experience the following COVID-19 symptoms, stay home: Cough; Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing; chills; repeated shaking with chills; muscle pain; headache; sore throat; loss of taste or smell; diarrhea; or feeling feverish or a measured temperature greater than or equal to 99.2 degrees Fahrenheit. 

Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If you are not feeling well, or you would like to schedule a test for COVID-19, please contact our OC CARES partner Medical Center Health System at 432-640-2100 or mchoncall@echd.org. COVID-19 tests are available at discounted rates: $15 for students and $25 for employees. Free testing is available for those who qualify. 

Odessa College continues to follow the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread and unpredictability of the COVID-19 virus. The college’s screening and sanitization protocols significantly reduce exposure to the virus in learning and student support spaces. Campus and community resources are available to students impacted by COVID-19 including a food pantry, a licensed professional counselor and mental health resources, as well as emergency aid.


TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | November 15, 2020 – A member of the Odessa College community has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves a student active in the ET Building (155). The student is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the Ector County Health Department. The college was notified of the positive test this afternoon; the student was last on campus November 11th.  

You have received this communication because you may have been exposed to a lab-confirmed, positive COVID-19 person on campus or at an approved instructional site. Due to student (FERPA) and medical (HIPAA) confidentiality and privacy laws, the person’s name will not be shared.  Students and employees who, by process of elimination or otherwise, identify the person who tested positive, and threaten or discriminate against that person, will be subject to the college’s discipline and adjudication process. 

Students and employees who have been exposed are not required to quarantine; however, should you experience the following COVID-19 symptoms, stay home: Cough; Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing; chills; repeated shaking with chills; muscle pain; headache; sore throat; loss of taste or smell; diarrhea; or feeling feverish or a measured temperature greater than or equal to 99.2 degrees Fahrenheit. 

Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If you are not feeling well, or you would like to schedule a test for COVID-19, please contact our OC CARES partner Medical Center Health System at 432-640-2100 or mchoncall@echd.org. COVID-19 tests are available at discounted rates: $15 for students and $25 for employees. Free testing is available for those who qualify.

Odessa College continues to follow the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread and unpredictability of the COVID-19 virus. The college’s screening and sanitization protocols significantly reduce exposure to the virus in learning and student support spaces. Campus and community resources are available to students impacted by COVID-19 including a food pantry, a licensed professional counselor and mental health resources, as well as emergency aid


TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | November 15, 2020 – A member of the Odessa College community has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves a dual credit student active in the ET Building (114). The student is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the Ector County Health Department. The college was notified of the positive test this evening; the student was last on campus November 11th.

You have received this communication because you may have been exposed to a lab-confirmed, positive COVID-19 person on campus or at an approved instructional site. Due to student (FERPA) and medical (HIPAA) confidentiality and privacy laws, the person’s name will not be shared.  Students and employees who, by process of elimination or otherwise, identify the person who tested positive, and threaten or discriminate against that person, will be subject to the college’s discipline and adjudication process. 

Students and employees who have been exposed are not required to quarantine; however, should you experience the following COVID-19 symptoms, stay home: Cough; Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing; chills; repeated shaking with chills; muscle pain; headache; sore throat; loss of taste or smell; diarrhea; or feeling feverish or a measured temperature greater than or equal to 99.2 degrees Fahrenheit. 

Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If you are not feeling well, or you would like to schedule a test for COVID-19, please contact our OC CARES partner Medical Center Health System at 432-640-2100 or mchoncall@echd.org. COVID-19 tests are available at discounted rates: $15 for students and $25 for employees. Free testing is available for those who qualify.

Odessa College continues to follow the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread and unpredictability of the COVID-19 virus. The college’s screening and sanitization protocols significantly reduce exposure to the virus in learning and student support spaces. Campus and community resources are available to students impacted by COVID-19 including a food pantry, a licensed professional counselor and mental health resources, as well as emergency aid


TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | November 15, 2020 – A member of the Odessa College community has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves a student who lives and works in residence. The student was active in Wilkerson Hall (110) and the Wood Building of Math and Science (202). The student has returned home, is in isolation, and is receiving care following protocols from the Ector County Health Department. The college was notified of the positive test this morning; the student was last on campus November 12th.

You have received this communication because you may have been exposed to a lab-confirmed, positive COVID-19 person on campus or at an approved instructional site. Due to student (FERPA) and medical (HIPAA) confidentiality and privacy laws, the person’s name will not be shared.  Students and employees who, by process of elimination or otherwise, identify the person who tested positive, and threaten or discriminate against that person, will be subject to the college’s discipline and adjudication process. 

Students and employees who have been exposed are not required to quarantine; however, should you experience the following COVID-19 symptoms, stay home: Cough; Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing; chills; repeated shaking with chills; muscle pain; headache; sore throat; loss of taste or smell; diarrhea; or feeling feverish or a measured temperature greater than or equal to 99.2 degrees Fahrenheit. 

Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If you are not feeling well, or you would like to schedule a test for COVID-19, please contact our OC CARES partner Medical Center Health System at 432-640-2100 or mchoncall@echd.org. COVID-19 tests are available at discounted rates: $15 for students and $25 for employees. Free testing is available for those who qualify.

Odessa College continues to follow the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread and unpredictability of the COVID-19 virus. The college’s screening and sanitization protocols significantly reduce exposure to the virus in learning and student support spaces. Campus and community resources are available to students impacted by COVID-19 including a food pantry, a licensed professional counselor and mental health resources, as well as emergency aid.


TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | November 14, 2020 – A member of the Odessa College community has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves a student active in Wilkerson Hall (201). The student is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the Ector County Health Department. The college was notified of the positive test this morning; the student was last on campus November 5th.  

You have received this communication because you may have been exposed to a lab-confirmed, positive COVID-19 person on campus or at an approved instructional site. Due to student (FERPA) and medical (HIPAA) confidentiality and privacy laws, the person’s name will not be shared.  Students and employees who, by process of elimination or otherwise, identify the person who tested positive, and threaten or discriminate against that person, will be subject to the college’s discipline and adjudication process. 

Students and employees who have been exposed are not required to quarantine; however, should you experience the following COVID-19 symptoms, stay home: Cough; Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing; chills; repeated shaking with chills; muscle pain; headache; sore throat; loss of taste or smell; diarrhea; or feeling feverish or a measured temperature greater than or equal to 99.2 degrees Fahrenheit.

Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If you are not feeling well, or you would like to schedule a test for COVID-19, please contact our OC CARES partner Medical Center Health System at 432-640-2100 or mchoncall@echd.org. COVID-19 tests are available at discounted rates: $15 for students and $25 for employees. Free testing is available for those who qualify.

Odessa College continues to follow the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread and unpredictability of the COVID-19 virus. The college’s screening and sanitization protocols significantly reduce exposure to the virus in learning and student support spaces. Campus and community resources are available to students impacted by COVID-19 including a food pantry, a licensed professional counselor and mental health resources, as well as emergency aid.


TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | November 14, 2020 – A member of the Odessa College community has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves a continuing education student active in the Emergency Services Technology Building (105). The student is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the Ector County Health Department. The college was notified of the positive test this morning; the student was last on campus November 5th.

You have received this communication because you may have been exposed to a lab-confirmed, positive COVID-19 person on campus or at an approved instructional site. Due to student (FERPA) and medical (HIPAA) confidentiality and privacy laws, the person’s name will not be shared.  Students and employees who, by process of elimination or otherwise, identify the person who tested positive, and threaten or discriminate against that person, will be subject to the college’s discipline and adjudication process. 

Students and employees who have been exposed are not required to quarantine; however, should you experience the following COVID-19 symptoms, stay home: Cough; Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing; chills; repeated shaking with chills; muscle pain; headache; sore throat; loss of taste or smell; diarrhea; or feeling feverish or a measured temperature greater than or equal to 99.2 degrees Fahrenheit.

Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If you are not feeling well, or you would like to schedule a test for COVID-19, please contact our OC CARES partner Medical Center Health System at 432-640-2100 or mchoncall@echd.org. COVID-19 tests are available at discounted rates: $15 for students and $25 for employees. Free testing is available for those who qualify.

Odessa College continues to follow the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread and unpredictability of the COVID-19 virus. The college’s screening and sanitization protocols significantly reduce exposure to the virus in learning and student support spaces. Campus and community resources are available to students impacted by COVID-19 including a food pantry, a licensed professional counselor and mental health resources, as well as emergency aid.


TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | November 14, 2020 – A member of the Odessa College community has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves a student active in the Wood Building for Math and Science (202). The student is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the Ector County Health Department. The college was notified of the positive test this afternoon; the student was last on campus November 9th.

You have received this communication because you may have been exposed to a lab-confirmed, positive COVID-19 person on campus or at an approved instructional site. Due to student (FERPA) and medical (HIPAA) confidentiality and privacy laws, the person’s name will not be shared.  Students and employees who, by process of elimination or otherwise, identify the person who tested positive, and threaten or discriminate against that person, will be subject to the college’s discipline and adjudication process. 

Students and employees who have been exposed are not required to quarantine; however, should you experience the following COVID-19 symptoms, stay home: Cough; Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing; chills; repeated shaking with chills; muscle pain; headache; sore throat; loss of taste or smell; diarrhea; or feeling feverish or a measured temperature greater than or equal to 99.2 degrees Fahrenheit.

Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If you are not feeling well, or you would like to schedule a test for COVID-19, please contact our OC CARES partner Medical Center Health System at 432-640-2100 or mchoncall@echd.org. COVID-19 tests are available at discounted rates: $15 for students and $25 for employees. Free testing is available for those who qualify.

Odessa College continues to follow the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread and unpredictability of the COVID-19 virus. The college’s screening and sanitization protocols significantly reduce exposure to the virus in learning and student support spaces. Campus and community resources are available to students impacted by COVID-19 including a food pantry, a licensed professional counselor and mental health resources, as well as emergency aid.


TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | November 13, 2020 – A member of the Odessa College community has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves a dual credit student active in the ET Building. The student is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the Ector County Health Department. The college was notified of the positive test this evening; the student was last on campus November 12th.  

You have received this communication because you may have been exposed to a lab-confirmed, positive COVID-19 person on campus or at an approved instructional site. Due to student (FERPA) and medical (HIPAA) confidentiality and privacy laws, the person’s name will not be shared.  Students and employees who, by process of elimination or otherwise, identify the person who tested positive, and threaten or discriminate against that person, will be subject to the college’s discipline and adjudication process. 

Students and employees who have been exposed are not required to quarantine; however, should you experience the following COVID-19 symptoms, stay home: Cough; Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing; chills; repeated shaking with chills; muscle pain; headache; sore throat; loss of taste or smell; diarrhea; or feeling feverish or a measured temperature greater than or equal to 99.2 degrees Fahrenheit.

Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If you are not feeling well, or you would like to schedule a test for COVID-19, please contact our OC CARES partner Medical Center Health System at 432-640-2100 or mchoncall@echd.org. COVID-19 tests are available at discounted rates: $15 for students and $25 for employees. Free testing is available for those who qualify.

Odessa College continues to follow the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread and unpredictability of the COVID-19 virus. The college’s screening and sanitization protocols significantly reduce exposure to the virus in learning and student support spaces. Campus and community resources are available to students impacted by COVID-19 including a food pantry, a licensed professional counselor and mental health resources, as well as emergency aid.


TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | November 13, 2020 – A member of the Odessa College community has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves a student who is active in the Health Sciences Building and at an off-site clinical location. The student is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the Ector County Health Department. The college was notified of the positive test this afternoon; the student did not attend classes this week.

 You have received this communication because you may have been exposed to a lab-confirmed, positive COVID-19 person on campus or at an approved instructional site. Due to student (FERPA) and medical (HIPAA) confidentiality and privacy laws, the person’s name will not be shared.  Students and employees who, by process of elimination or otherwise, identify the person who tested positive, and threaten or discriminate against that person, will be subject to the college’s discipline and adjudication process. 

Students and employees who have been exposed are not required to quarantine; however, should you experience the following COVID-19 symptoms, stay home: Cough; Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing; chills; repeated shaking with chills; muscle pain; headache; sore throat; loss of taste or smell; diarrhea; or feeling feverish or a measured temperature greater than or equal to 99.2 degrees Fahrenheit.

Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If you are not feeling well, or you would like to schedule a test for COVID-19, please contact our OC CARES partner Medical Center Health System at 432-640-2100 or mchoncall@echd.org. COVID-19 tests are available at discounted rates: $15 for students and $25 for employees. Free testing is available for those who qualify.

Odessa College continues to follow the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread and unpredictability of the COVID-19 virus. The college’s screening and sanitization protocols significantly reduce exposure to the virus in learning and student support spaces. Campus and community resources are available to students impacted by COVID-19 including a food pantry, a licensed professional counselor and mental health resources, as well as emergency aid


TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | November 12, 2020 – A member of the Odessa College community has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves a student who lives in residence and is active in the Sports Center and the Wood Building for Math and Science (307). The student is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the Ector County Health Department. The college was notified of the positive test this evening.

You have received this communication because you may have been exposed to a lab-confirmed, positive COVID-19 person on campus or at an approved instructional site. Due to student (FERPA) and medical (HIPAA) confidentiality and privacy laws, the person’s name will not be shared.  Students and employees who, by process of elimination or otherwise, identify the person who tested positive, and threaten or discriminate against that person, will be subject to the college’s discipline and adjudication process. 

Students and employees who have been exposed are not required to quarantine; however, should you experience the following COVID-19 symptoms, stay home: Cough; Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing; chills; repeated shaking with chills; muscle pain; headache; sore throat; loss of taste or smell; diarrhea; or feeling feverish or a measured temperature greater than or equal to 99.2 degrees Fahrenheit.

Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If you are not feeling well, or you would like to schedule a test for COVID-19, please contact our OC CARES partner Medical Center Health System at 432-640-2100 or mchoncall@echd.org. COVID-19 tests are available at discounted rates: $15 for students and $25 for employees. Free testing is available for those who qualify. 

Odessa College continues to follow the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread and unpredictability of the COVID-19 virus. The college’s screening and sanitization protocols significantly reduce exposure to the virus in learning and student support spaces. Campus and community resources are available to students impacted by COVID-19 including a food pantry, a licensed professional counselor and mental health resources, as well as emergency aid.​


TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | November 12, 2020 – A member of the Odessa College community has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves a student who lives in residence and is active in the Sports Center, Wilkerson Hall (105 and 236), and Sedate Hall (229). The student is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the Ector County Health Department. The college was notified of the positive test this evening.  

You have received this communication because you may have been exposed to a lab-confirmed, positive COVID-19 person on campus or at an approved instructional site. Due to student (FERPA) and medical (HIPAA) confidentiality and privacy laws, the person’s name will not be shared.  Students and employees who, by process of elimination or otherwise, identify the person who tested positive, and threaten or discriminate against that person, will be subject to the college’s discipline and adjudication process. 

Students and employees who have been exposed are not required to quarantine; however, should you experience the following COVID-19 symptoms, stay home: Cough; Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing; chills; repeated shaking with chills; muscle pain; headache; sore throat; loss of taste or smell; diarrhea; or feeling feverish or a measured temperature greater than or equal to 99.2 degrees Fahrenheit. 

Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If you are not feeling well, or you would like to schedule a test for COVID-19, please contact our OC CARES partner Medical Center Health System at 432-640-2100 or mchoncall@echd.org. COVID-19 tests are available at discounted rates: $15 for students and $25 for employees. Free testing is available for those who qualify. 

Odessa College continues to follow the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread and unpredictability of the COVID-19 virus. The college’s screening and sanitization protocols significantly reduce exposure to the virus in learning and student support spaces. Campus and community resources are available to students impacted by COVID-19 including a food pantry, a licensed professional counselor and mental health resources, as well as emergency aid.


TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | November  12, 2020 – A  employee has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves an employee who was active in Wrangler Express  The employee is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the Ector County Health Department.  The College was notified on the evening of November 12, 2020.  The employee has not been on the Odessa College campus since the afternoon of November 12, 2020.

The Wrangler Express is being sanitized and cleaned according to protocol.  
Odessa College continues to follow the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread and unpredictability of the COVID-19 virus including daily mandatory health screenings; protocols to facilitate social distancing and limit loitering;  as well as frequently sanitizing campus work, learning and common spaces. Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; wear a mask; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.  Campus and community resources are available to employees impacted by COVID-19 including a food pantry, a licensed professional counselor and mental health resources, as well as emergency aid. For insurance purposes, please visit https://ers.texas.gov.   If you are not feeling well, call 68-NURSE.
 
This message is posted for the Odessa College community in compliance with the Timely Notice provisions of the Federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act of 1998. Do not forward this message to individuals or mailing lists within Odessa College.
 
If you have any questions or concerns please contact Human Resources.

TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | November 12, 2020 – A member of the Odessa College community has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves a student active in the Health Sciences Building and at an off-site clinical location . The student is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the Ector County Health Department. The college was notified of the positive test this morning; the student was last on campus November 11th.

You have received this communication because you may have been exposed to a lab-confirmed, positive COVID-19 person on campus or at an approved instructional site. Due to student (FERPA) and medical (HIPAA) confidentiality and privacy laws, the person’s name will not be shared.  Students and employees who, by process of elimination or otherwise, identify the person who tested positive, and threaten or discriminate against that person, will be subject to the college’s discipline and adjudication process. 

Students and employees who have been exposed are not required to quarantine; however, should you experience the following COVID-19 symptoms, stay home: Cough; Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing; chills; repeated shaking with chills; muscle pain; headache; sore throat; loss of taste or smell; diarrhea; or feeling feverish or a measured temperature greater than or equal to 99.2 degrees Fahrenheit.

Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If you are not feeling well, or you would like to schedule a test for COVID-19, please contact our OC CARES partner Medical Center Health System at 432-640-2100 or mchoncall@echd.org. COVID-19 tests are available at discounted rates: $15 for students and $25 for employees. Free testing is available for those who qualify. 

Odessa College continues to follow the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread and unpredictability of the COVID-19 virus. The college’s screening and sanitization protocols significantly reduce exposure to the virus in learning and student support spaces. Campus and community resources are available to students impacted by COVID-19 including a food pantry, a licensed professional counselor and mental health resources, as well as emergency aid.


TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | November  11, 2020 – A employee has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves an employee who was active in the Administration Building.  The employee is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the Ector County Health Department.  The College was notified on the afternoon of November 11, 2020.  The employee has not been on the Odessa College campus since the afternoon of November 5, 2020.
 
Administration Building- is being sanitized and cleaned according to protocol.   
 
Odessa College continues to follow the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread and unpredictability of the COVID-19 virus including daily mandatory health screenings; protocols to facilitate social distancing and limit loitering;  as well as frequently sanitizing campus work, learning and common spaces. Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; wear a mask; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.  Campus and community resources are available to employees impacted by COVID-19 including a food pantry, a licensed professional counselor and mental health resources, as well as emergency aid. For insurance purposes, please visit https://ers.texas.gov.   If you are not feeling well, call 68-NURSE.
 
This message is posted for the Odessa College community in compliance with the Timely Notice provisions of the Federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act of 1998. Do not forward this message to individuals or mailing lists within Odessa College.
 
If you have any questions or concerns please contact Human Resources.

TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | November 11, 2020 – A member of the Odessa College community has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves an employee active in the college’s truck driving programs in both the cities of Odessa and Andrews. The employee is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the Ector County Health Department. The college was notified of the positive test this afternoon; the employee was last on campus Tuesday, November 10th

You have received this communication because you may have been exposed to a lab-confirmed, positive COVID-19 person on campus or at an approved instructional site. Due to student (FERPA) and medical (HIPAA) confidentiality and privacy laws, the person’s name will not be shared.  Students and employees who, by process of elimination or otherwise, identify the person who tested positive, and threaten or discriminate against that person, will be subject to the college’s discipline and adjudication process. 

Students and employees who have been exposed are not required to quarantine; however, should you experience the following COVID-19 symptoms, stay home: Cough; Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing; chills; repeated shaking with chills; muscle pain; headache; sore throat; loss of taste or smell; diarrhea; or feeling feverish or a measured temperature greater than or equal to 99.2 degrees Fahrenheit. 

Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If you are not feeling well, or you would like to schedule a test for COVID-19, please contact our OC CARES partner Medical Center Health System at 432-640-2100 or mchoncall@echd.org. COVID-19 tests are available at discounted rates: $15 for students and $25 for employees. Free testing is available for those who qualify.

Odessa College continues to follow the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread and unpredictability of the COVID-19 virus. The college’s screening and sanitization protocols significantly reduce exposure to the virus in learning and student support spaces. Campus and community resources are available to students impacted by COVID-19 including a food pantry, a licensed professional counselor and mental health resources, as well as emergency aid.​ 


TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | November 11, 2020 – A member of the Odessa College community has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves a weekend student active in the Wood Building for Math and Science (101). The student is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the Ector County Health Department. The college was notified of the positive test this afternoon; the student was last on campus November 6th.

You have received this communication because you may have been exposed to a lab-confirmed, positive COVID-19 person on campus or at an approved instructional site. Due to student (FERPA) and medical (HIPAA) confidentiality and privacy laws, the person’s name will not be shared.  Students and employees who, by process of elimination or otherwise, identify the person who tested positive, and threaten or discriminate against that person, will be subject to the college’s discipline and adjudication process. 

Students and employees who have been exposed are not required to quarantine; however, should you experience the following COVID-19 symptoms, stay home: Cough; Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing; chills; repeated shaking with chills; muscle pain; headache; sore throat; loss of taste or smell; diarrhea; or feeling feverish or a measured temperature greater than or equal to 99.2 degrees Fahrenheit.

Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If you are not feeling well, or you would like to schedule a test for COVID-19, please contact our OC CARES partner Medical Center Health System at 432-640-2100 or mchoncall@echd.org. COVID-19 tests are available at discounted rates: $15 for students and $25 for employees. Free testing is available for those who qualify.

Odessa College continues to follow the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread and unpredictability of the COVID-19 virus. The college’s screening and sanitization protocols significantly reduce exposure to the virus in learning and student support spaces. Campus and community resources are available to students impacted by COVID-19 including a food pantry, a licensed professional counselor and mental health resources, as well as emergency aid.


TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | November 11, 2020 – A member of the Odessa College community has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves a parent from the Children’s Center. The child enrolled in the center is not experiencing symptoms at this time. The family is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the Ector County Health Department. The college was notified of the positive test today. Per the Children’s Center protocol, the parent has not entered the Center since re-opening this summer.

Students and employees who have been exposed are not required to quarantine; however, should you experience the following COVID-19 symptoms, stay home: Cough; Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing; chills; repeated shaking with chills; muscle pain; headache; sore throat; loss of taste or smell; diarrhea; or feeling feverish or a measured temperature greater than or equal to 99.2 degrees Fahrenheit. 

Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. 

Odessa College continues to follow the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread and unpredictability of the COVID-19 virus. The college’s screening and sanitization protocols significantly reduce exposure to the virus in learning and student support spaces. Campus and community resources are available to students impacted by COVID-19 including a food pantry, a licensed professional counselor and mental health resources, as well as emergency aid.


TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | November 10, 2020 – A member of the Odessa College community has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves a student active in the Wood Building for Math and Science (307). The student is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the Ector County Health Department. The college was notified of the positive test this afternoon; the student was last on campus October 29th.

You have received this communication because you may have been exposed to a lab-confirmed, positive COVID-19 person on campus or at an approved instructional site. Due to student (FERPA) and medical (HIPAA) confidentiality and privacy laws, the person’s name will not be shared.  Students and employees who, by process of elimination or otherwise, identify the person who tested positive, and threaten or discriminate against that person, will be subject to the college’s discipline and adjudication process. 

Students and employees who have been exposed are not required to quarantine; however, should you experience the following COVID-19 symptoms, stay home: Cough; Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing; chills; repeated shaking with chills; muscle pain; headache; sore throat; loss of taste or smell; diarrhea; or feeling feverish or a measured temperature greater than or equal to 99.2 degrees Fahrenheit.

Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If you are not feeling well, or you would like to schedule a test for COVID-19, please contact our OC CARES partner Medical Center Health System at 432-640-2100 or mchoncall@echd.org. COVID-19 tests are available at discounted rates: $15 for students and $25 for employees. Free testing is available for those who qualify. 

Odessa College continues to follow the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread and unpredictability of the COVID-19 virus. The college’s screening and sanitization protocols significantly reduce exposure to the virus in learning and student support spaces. Campus and community resources are available to students impacted by COVID-19 including a food pantry, a licensed professional counselor and mental health resources, as well as emergency aid.​ 


TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | November 10, 2020 – A member of the Odessa College community has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves a student active in the Wood Building for Math and Science (310). The student is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the Ector County Health Department. The college was notified of the positive test this afternoon; the student was last on campus November 3rd.

You have received this communication because you may have been exposed to a lab-confirmed, positive COVID-19 person on campus or at an approved instructional site. Due to student (FERPA) and medical (HIPAA) confidentiality and privacy laws, the person’s name will not be shared.  Students and employees who, by process of elimination or otherwise, identify the person who tested positive, and threaten or discriminate against that person, will be subject to the college’s discipline and adjudication process. 

Students and employees who have been exposed are not required to quarantine; however, should you experience the following COVID-19 symptoms, stay home: Cough; Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing; chills; repeated shaking with chills; muscle pain; headache; sore throat; loss of taste or smell; diarrhea; or feeling feverish or a measured temperature greater than or equal to 99.2 degrees Fahrenheit.

Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If you are not feeling well, or you would like to schedule a test for COVID-19, please contact our OC CARES partner Medical Center Health System at 432-640-2100 or mchoncall@echd.org. COVID-19 tests are available at discounted rates: $15 for students and $25 for employees. Free testing is available for those who qualify.

Odessa College continues to follow the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread and unpredictability of the COVID-19 virus. The college’s screening and sanitization protocols significantly reduce exposure to the virus in learning and student support spaces. Campus and community resources are available to students impacted by COVID-19 including a food pantry, a licensed professional counselor and mental health resources, as well as emergency aid.


TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | November 10, 2020 – A member of the Odessa College community has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves a student active in Wilkerson Hall (201) and the Wood Building for Math and Science (231). The student is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the Ector County Health Department. The college was notified of the positive test this afternoon; the student attended classes last week.

You have received this communication because you may have been exposed to a lab-confirmed, positive COVID-19 person on campus or at an approved instructional site. Due to student (FERPA) and medical (HIPAA) confidentiality and privacy laws, the person’s name will not be shared.  Students and employees who, by process of elimination or otherwise, identify the person who tested positive, and threaten or discriminate against that person, will be subject to the college’s discipline and adjudication process.  

Students and employees who have been exposed are not required to quarantine; however, should you experience the following COVID-19 symptoms, stay home: Cough; Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing; chills; repeated shaking with chills; muscle pain; headache; sore throat; loss of taste or smell; diarrhea; or feeling feverish or a measured temperature greater than or equal to 99.2 degrees Fahrenheit.

Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If you are not feeling well, or you would like to schedule a test for COVID-19, please contact our OC CARES partner Medical Center Health System at 432-640-2100 or mchoncall@echd.org. COVID-19 tests are available at discounted rates: $15 for students and $25 for employees. Free testing is available for those who qualify. 

Odessa College continues to follow the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread and unpredictability of the COVID-19 virus. The college’s screening and sanitization protocols significantly reduce exposure to the virus in learning and student support spaces. Campus and community resources are available to students impacted by COVID-19 including a food pantry, a licensed professional counselor and mental health resources, as well as emergency aid.


TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | November  10, 2020 – A  part time employee has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves an employee who was active in the Sports Center- Swimming Pool.  The employee is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the Ector County Health Department.  The College was notified on the afternoon of November 10, 2020.  The employee has not been on the Odessa College campus since the evening of November 9, 2020.
 
Sports Center- Swimming Pool is being sanitized and cleaned according to protocol.   
 
Odessa College continues to follow the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread and unpredictability of the COVID-19 virus including daily mandatory health screenings; protocols to facilitate social distancing and limit loitering;  as well as frequently sanitizing campus work, learning and common spaces. Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; wear a mask; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.  Campus and community resources are available to employees impacted by COVID-19 including a food pantry, a licensed professional counselor and mental health resources, as well as emergency aid. For insurance purposes, please visit https://ers.texas.gov.   If you are not feeling well, call 68-NURSE.
 
This message is posted for the Odessa College community in compliance with the Timely Notice provisions of the Federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act of 1998. Do not forward this message to individuals or mailing lists within Odessa College.
 
If you have any questions or concerns please contact Human Resources.

TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | November  10, 2020 – A  employee has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves an employee who was active in the HSB Building.  The employee is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the Ector County Health Department.  The College was notified on the afternoon of November 10, 2020.  The employee has not been on the Odessa College campus since the evening of November 5, 2020.

HSB Building is being sanitized and cleaned according to protocol.   

Odessa College continues to follow the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread and unpredictability of the COVID-19 virus including daily mandatory health screenings; protocols to facilitate social distancing and limit loitering;  as well as frequently sanitizing campus work, learning and common spaces. Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; wear a mask; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.  Campus and community resources are available to employees impacted by COVID-19 including a food pantry, a licensed professional counselor and mental health resources, as well as emergency aid. For insurance purposes, please visit https://ers.texas.gov.   If you are not feeling well, call 68-NURSE.

This message is posted for the Odessa College community in compliance with the Timely Notice provisions of the Federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act of 1998. Do not forward this message to individuals or mailing lists within Odessa College.

If you have any questions or concerns please contact Human Resources.


TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | November 10, 2020 – A member of the Odessa College community has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves an Early College High School student active in Jack Rodgers Fine Arts Center (111) and Sedate Hall (224). The student is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the Ector County Health Department. The college was notified of the positive test this morning; the student attended classes on Tuesday, November 3rd.

You have received this communication because you may have been exposed to a lab-confirmed, positive COVID-19 person on campus or at an approved instructional site. Due to student (FERPA) and medical (HIPAA) confidentiality and privacy laws, the person’s name will not be shared.  Students and employees who, by process of elimination or otherwise, identify the person who tested positive, and threaten or discriminate against that person, will be subject to the college’s discipline and adjudication process.  

Students and employees who have been exposed are not required to quarantine; however, should you experience the following COVID-19 symptoms, stay home: Cough; Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing; chills; repeated shaking with chills; muscle pain; headache; sore throat; loss of taste or smell; diarrhea; or feeling feverish or a measured temperature greater than or equal to 99.2 degrees Fahrenheit.

Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If you are not feeling well, or you would like to schedule a test for COVID-19, please contact our OC CARES partner Medical Center Health System at 432-640-2100 or mchoncall@echd.org. COVID-19 tests are available at discounted rates: $15 for students and $25 for employees. Free testing is available for those who qualify.

Odessa College continues to follow the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread and unpredictability of the COVID-19 virus. The college’s screening and sanitization protocols significantly reduce exposure to the virus in learning and student support spaces. Campus and community resources are available to students impacted by COVID-19 including a food pantry, a licensed professional counselor and mental health resources, as well as emergency aid.


TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | November 9, 2020 – A member of the Odessa College community has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves a student active in Wilkerson Hall (201). The student is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the Ector County Health Department. The college was notified of the positive test this afternoon; the student attended classes on Thursday, November 5th.

You have received this communication because you may have been exposed to a lab-confirmed, positive COVID-19 person on campus or at an approved instructional site. Due to student (FERPA) and medical (HIPAA) confidentiality and privacy laws, the person’s name will not be shared.  Students and employees who, by process of elimination or otherwise, identify the person who tested positive, and threaten or discriminate against that person, will be subject to the college’s discipline and adjudication process. 

Students and employees who have been exposed are not required to quarantine; however, should you experience the following COVID-19 symptoms, stay home: Cough; Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing; chills; repeated shaking with chills; muscle pain; headache; sore throat; loss of taste or smell; diarrhea; or feeling feverish or a measured temperature greater than or equal to 99.2 degrees Fahrenheit.

Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If you are not feeling well, or you would like to schedule a test for COVID-19, please contact our OC CARES partner Medical Center Health System at 432-640-2100 or mchoncall@echd.org. COVID-19 tests are available at discounted rates: $15 for students and $25 for employees. Free testing is available for those who qualify.

Odessa College continues to follow the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread and unpredictability of the COVID-19 virus. The college’s screening and sanitization protocols significantly reduce exposure to the virus in learning and student support spaces. Campus and community resources are available to students impacted by COVID-19 including a food pantry, a licensed professional counselor and mental health resources, as well as emergency aid.


TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | November 9, 2020 – A member of the Odessa College community has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves a continuing education student enrolled in the medical assistant program. The student is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the Ector County Health Department. The college was notified of the positive test this afternoon; the student attended classes on campus last week.

You have received this communication because you may have been exposed to a lab-confirmed, positive COVID-19 person on campus or at an approved instructional site. Due to student (FERPA) and medical (HIPAA) confidentiality and privacy laws, the person’s name will not be shared.  Students and employees who, by process of elimination or otherwise, identify the person who tested positive, and threaten or discriminate against that person, will be subject to the college’s discipline and adjudication process.  

Students and employees who have been exposed are not required to quarantine; however, should you experience the following COVID-19 symptoms, stay home: Cough; Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing; chills; repeated shaking with chills; muscle pain; headache; sore throat; loss of taste or smell; diarrhea; or feeling feverish or a measured temperature greater than or equal to 99.2 degrees Fahrenheit. 

Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If you are not feeling well, or you would like to schedule a test for COVID-19, please contact our OC CARES partner Medical Center Health System at 432-640-2100 or mchoncall@echd.org. COVID-19 tests are available at discounted rates: $15 for students and $25 for employees. Free testing is available for those who qualify.

Odessa College continues to follow the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread and unpredictability of the COVID-19 virus. The college’s screening and sanitization protocols significantly reduce exposure to the virus in learning and student support spaces. Campus and community resources are available to students impacted by COVID-19 including a food pantry, a licensed professional counselor and mental health resources, as well as emergency aid.


TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | November 9, 2020 – A member of the Odessa College community has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves a student active in the Health Science Building and at an off-site clinical location . The student is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the Ector County Health Department. The college was notified of the positive test this afternoon; the student was last on campus Wednesday, November 3rd and at the clinical location on Thursday, November 4th.  

You have received this communication because you may have been exposed to a lab-confirmed, positive COVID-19 person on campus or at an approved instructional site. Due to student (FERPA) and medical (HIPAA) confidentiality and privacy laws, the person’s name will not be shared.  Students and employees who, by process of elimination or otherwise, identify the person who tested positive, and threaten or discriminate against that person, will be subject to the college’s discipline and adjudication process. 

Students and employees who have been exposed are not required to quarantine; however, should you experience the following COVID-19 symptoms, stay home: Cough; Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing; chills; repeated shaking with chills; muscle pain; headache; sore throat; loss of taste or smell; diarrhea; or feeling feverish or a measured temperature greater than or equal to 99.2 degrees Fahrenheit.

Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If you are not feeling well, or you would like to schedule a test for COVID-19, please contact our OC CARES partner Medical Center Health System at 432-640-2100 or mchoncall@echd.org. COVID-19 tests are available at discounted rates: $15 for students and $25 for employees. Free testing is available for those who qualify.

Odessa College continues to follow the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread and unpredictability of the COVID-19 virus. The college’s screening and sanitization protocols significantly reduce exposure to the virus in learning and student support spaces. Campus and community resources are available to students impacted by COVID-19 including a food pantry, a licensed professional counselor and mental health resources, as well as emergency aid.


TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | November 9, 2020 – A member of the Odessa College community has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves a student active in Wilkerson Hall (201) and the Wood Building for Math and Science (231). The student is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the Ector County Health Department. The college was notified of the positive test this morning; the student was last on campus Tuesday, November 2nd

You have received this communication because you may have been exposed to a lab-confirmed, positive COVID-19 person on campus or at an approved instructional site. Due to student (FERPA) and medical (HIPAA) confidentiality and privacy laws, the person’s name will not be shared.  Students and employees who, by process of elimination or otherwise, identify the person who tested positive, and threaten or discriminate against that person, will be subject to the college’s discipline and adjudication process.  

Students and employees who have been exposed are not required to quarantine; however, should you experience the following COVID-19 symptoms, stay home: Cough; Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing; chills; repeated shaking with chills; muscle pain; headache; sore throat; loss of taste or smell; diarrhea; or feeling feverish or a measured temperature greater than or equal to 99.2 degrees Fahrenheit.

Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If you are not feeling well, or you would like to schedule a test for COVID-19, please contact our OC CARES partner Medical Center Health System at 432-640-2100 or mchoncall@echd.org. COVID-19 tests are available at discounted rates: $15 for students and $25 for employees. Free testing is available for those who qualify.

Odessa College continues to follow the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread and unpredictability of the COVID-19 virus. The college’s screening and sanitization protocols significantly reduce exposure to the virus in learning and student support spaces. Campus and community resources are available to students impacted by COVID-19 including a food pantry, a licensed professional counselor and mental health resources, as well as emergency aid.


TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | November 9, 2020 – A member of the Odessa College community has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves an evening student active in the ET Building. The student is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the Ector County Health Department. The college was notified of the positive test this this morning; the employee was last active at the clinical site on Wednesday, November 3rd

You have received this communication because you may have been exposed to a lab-confirmed, positive COVID-19 person on campus or at an approved instructional site. Due to student (FERPA) and medical (HIPAA) confidentiality and privacy laws, the person’s name will not be shared.  Students and employees who, by process of elimination or otherwise, identify the person who tested positive, and threaten or discriminate against that person, will be subject to the college’s discipline and adjudication process. 

Students and employees who have been exposed are not required to quarantine; however, should you experience the following COVID-19 symptoms, stay home: Cough; Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing; chills; repeated shaking with chills; muscle pain; headache; sore throat; loss of taste or smell; diarrhea; or feeling feverish or a measured temperature greater than or equal to 99.2 degrees Fahrenheit.

Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If you are not feeling well, or you would like to schedule a test for COVID-19, please contact our OC CARES partner Medical Center Health System at 432-640-2100 or mchoncall@echd.org. COVID-19 tests are available at discounted rates: $15 for students and $25 for employees. Free testing is available for those who qualify.

Odessa College continues to follow the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread and unpredictability of the COVID-19 virus. The college’s screening and sanitization protocols significantly reduce exposure to the virus in learning and student support spaces. Campus and community resources are available to students impacted by COVID-19 including a food pantry, a licensed professional counselor and mental health resources, as well as emergency aid.


TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | November 9, 2020 – A member of the Odessa College community has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves an employee active at an off-site, clinical location. The employee is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the Ector County Health Department. The college was notified of the positive test this last night; the employee was last active at the clinical site on Saturday, November 7th

You have received this communication because you may have been exposed to a lab-confirmed, positive COVID-19 person on campus or at an approved instructional site. Due to student (FERPA) and medical (HIPAA) confidentiality and privacy laws, the person’s name will not be shared.  Students and employees who, by process of elimination or otherwise, identify the person who tested positive, and threaten or discriminate against that person, will be subject to the college’s discipline and adjudication process. 

Students and employees who have been exposed are not required to quarantine; however, should you experience the following COVID-19 symptoms, stay home: Cough; Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing; chills; repeated shaking with chills; muscle pain; headache; sore throat; loss of taste or smell; diarrhea; or feeling feverish or a measured temperature greater than or equal to 99.2 degrees Fahrenheit.

Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If you are not feeling well, or you would like to schedule a test for COVID-19, please contact our OC CARES partner Medical Center Health System at 432-640-2100 or mchoncall@echd.org. COVID-19 tests are available at discounted rates: $15 for students and $25 for employees. Free testing is available for those who qualify.

Odessa College continues to follow the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread and unpredictability of the COVID-19 virus. The college’s screening and sanitization protocols significantly reduce exposure to the virus in learning and student support spaces. Campus and community resources are available to students impacted by COVID-19 including a food pantry, a licensed professional counselor and mental health resources, as well as emergency aid.​


TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | November 9, 2020 – A member of the Odessa College community has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves an employee active in the Administration Building. The employee is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the Ector County Health Department. The college was notified of the positive test this morning; the employee was last on campus Friday, November 6th

You have received this communication because you may have been exposed to a lab-confirmed, positive COVID-19 person on campus or at an approved instructional site. Due to student (FERPA) and medical (HIPAA) confidentiality and privacy laws, the person’s name will not be shared.  Students and employees who, by process of elimination or otherwise, identify the person who tested positive, and threaten or discriminate against that person, will be subject to the college’s discipline and adjudication process. 

Students and employees who have been exposed are not required to quarantine; however, should you experience the following COVID-19 symptoms, stay home: Cough; Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing; chills; repeated shaking with chills; muscle pain; headache; sore throat; loss of taste or smell; diarrhea; or feeling feverish or a measured temperature greater than or equal to 99.2 degrees Fahrenheit.

Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If you are not feeling well, or you would like to schedule a test for COVID-19, please contact our OC CARES partner Medical Center Health System at 432-640-2100 or mchoncall@echd.org. COVID-19 tests are available at discounted rates: $15 for students and $25 for employees. Free testing is available for those who qualify.

Odessa College continues to follow the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread and unpredictability of the COVID-19 virus. The college’s screening and sanitization protocols significantly reduce exposure to the virus in learning and student support spaces. Campus and community resources are available to students impacted by COVID-19 including a food pantry, a licensed professional counselor and mental health resources, as well as emergency aid.


TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | November 7, 2020 – A member of the Odessa College community has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves an online student who works as a part-time employee in the Health Sciences Building. The student is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the Ector County Health Department. The college was notified of the positive test this afternoon; the student was last on campus Wednesday, November 4th. 

You have received this communication because you may have been exposed to a lab-confirmed, positive COVID-19 person on campus or at an approved instructional site. Due to student (FERPA) and medical (HIPAA) confidentiality and privacy laws, the person’s name will not be shared.  Students and employees who, by process of elimination or otherwise, identify the person who tested positive, and threaten or discriminate against that person, will be subject to the college’s discipline and adjudication process. 

Students and employees who have been exposed are not required to quarantine; however, should you experience the following COVID-19 symptoms, stay home: Cough; Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing; chills; repeated shaking with chills; muscle pain; headache; sore throat; loss of taste or smell; diarrhea; or feeling feverish or a measured temperature greater than or equal to 99.2 degrees Fahrenheit.

Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If you are not feeling well, or you would like to schedule a test for COVID-19, please contact our OC CARES partner Medical Center Health System at 432-640-2100 or mchoncall@echd.org. COVID-19 tests are available at discounted rates: $15 for students and $25 for employees. Free testing is available for those who qualify.

Odessa College continues to follow the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread and unpredictability of the COVID-19 virus. The college’s screening and sanitization protocols significantly reduce exposure to the virus in learning and student support spaces. Campus and community resources are available to students impacted by COVID-19 including a food pantry, a licensed professional counselor and mental health resources, as well as emergency aid.


TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | November 6, 2020 – An employee has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves an employee who was active in the ET Building.  The employee is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the Ector County Health Department.  The College was notified on the afternoon of November 6, 2020.  The employee has not been on the Odessa College campus since the morning of November 5, 2020.

The ET building  is being sanitized and cleaned according to protocol.   
 
Odessa College continues to follow the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread and unpredictability of the COVID-19 virus including daily mandatory health screenings; protocols to facilitate social distancing and limit loitering;  as well as frequently sanitizing campus work, learning and common spaces. Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; wear a mask; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.  Campus and community resources are available to employees impacted by COVID-19 including a food pantry, a licensed professional counselor and mental health resources, as well as emergency aid. For insurance purposes, please visit https://ers.texas.gov.   If you are not feeling well, call 68-NURSE.
 
This message is posted for the Odessa College community in compliance with the Timely Notice provisions of the Federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act of 1998. Do not forward this message to individuals or mailing lists within Odessa College.
 
If you have any questions or concerns please contact Human Resources.

TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | November 5, 2020 – A member of the Odessa College community has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves a student active in the Cosmetology Building. The student is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the Ector County Health Department. The college was notified of the positive test this morning; the student was last on campus Tuesday, November 3rd. 

You have received this communication because you may have been exposed to a lab-confirmed, positive COVID-19 person on campus or at an approved instructional site. Due to student (FERPA) and medical (HIPAA) confidentiality and privacy laws, the person’s name will not be shared.  Students and employees who, by process of elimination or otherwise, identify the person who tested positive, and threaten or discriminate against that person, will be subject to the college’s discipline and adjudication process. 

Students and employees who have been exposed are not required to quarantine; however, should you experience the following COVID-19 symptoms, stay home: Cough; Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing; chills; repeated shaking with chills; muscle pain; headache; sore throat; loss of taste or smell; diarrhea; or feeling feverish or a measured temperature greater than or equal to 99.2 degrees Fahrenheit.

Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If you are not feeling well, or you would like to schedule a test for COVID-19, please contact our OC CARES partner Medical Center Health System at 432-640-2100 or mchoncall@echd.org. COVID-19 tests are available at discounted rates: $15 for students and $25 for employees. Free testing is available for those who qualify.

Odessa College continues to follow the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread and unpredictability of the COVID-19 virus. The college’s screening and sanitization protocols significantly reduce exposure to the virus in learning and student support spaces. Campus and community resources are available to students impacted by COVID-19 including a food pantry, a licensed professional counselor and mental health resources, as well as emergency aid.​


TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | November 6, 2020 – An  employee has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves an employee who was active in the Sports Center.  The employee is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the Ector County Health Department.  The College was notified on the evening of November 5, 2020.  The employee has not been on the Odessa College campus since the morning of November 3, 2020. 

Sports Center is being sanitized and cleaned according to protocol.   

Odessa College continues to follow the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread and unpredictability of the COVID-19 virus including daily mandatory health screenings; protocols to facilitate social distancing and limit loitering;  as well as frequently sanitizing campus work, learning and common spaces. Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; wear a mask; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.  Campus and community resources are available to employees impacted by COVID-19 including a food pantry, a licensed professional counselor and mental health resources, as well as emergency aid. For insurance purposes, please visit https://ers.texas.gov.   If you are not feeling well, call 68-NURSE.

This message is posted for the Odessa College community in compliance with the Timely Notice provisions of the Federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act of 1998. Do not forward this message to individuals or mailing lists within Odessa College. 

If you have any questions or concerns please contact Human Resources.


TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | November 5, 2020 – A member of the Odessa College community has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves an evening​ student active in the ET Building. The student is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the Ector County Health Department. The college was notified of the positive test this afternoon; the student was last on campus Tuesday, November 3rd. 

You have received this communication because you may have been exposed to a lab-confirmed, positive COVID-19 person on campus or at an approved instructional site. Due to student (FERPA) and medical (HIPAA) confidentiality and privacy laws, the person’s name will not be shared.  Students and employees who, by process of elimination or otherwise, identify the person who tested positive, and threaten or discriminate against that person, will be subject to the college’s discipline and adjudication process. 

Students and employees who have been exposed are not required to quarantine; however, should you experience the following COVID-19 symptoms, stay home: Cough; Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing; chills; repeated shaking with chills; muscle pain; headache; sore throat; loss of taste or smell; diarrhea; or feeling feverish or a measured temperature greater than or equal to 99.2 degrees Fahrenheit.

Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If you are not feeling well, or you would like to schedule a test for COVID-19, please contact our OC CARES partner Medical Center Health System at 432-640-2100 or mchoncall@echd.org. COVID-19 tests are available at discounted rates: $15 for students and $25 for employees. Free testing is available for those who qualify.

Odessa College continues to follow the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread and unpredictability of the COVID-19 virus. The college’s screening and sanitization protocols significantly reduce exposure to the virus in learning and student support spaces. Campus and community resources are available to students impacted by COVID-19 including a food pantry, a licensed professional counselor and mental health resources, as well as emergency aid.​


TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | November 5, 2020 – A member of the Odessa College community has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves an evening student who is active in Wilkerson Hall. The student is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the Ector County Health Department. The college was notified of the positive test this afternoon; the student was last on campus Thursday, October 29th.

You have received this communication because you may have been exposed to a lab-confirmed, positive COVID-19 person on campus or at an approved instructional site. Due to student (FERPA) and medical (HIPAA) confidentiality and privacy laws, the person’s name will not be shared.  Students and employees who, by process of elimination or otherwise, identify the person who tested positive, and threaten or discriminate against that person, will be subject to the college’s discipline and adjudication process. 

Students and employees who have been exposed are not required to quarantine; however, should you experience the following COVID-19 symptoms, stay home: Cough; Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing; chills; repeated shaking with chills; muscle pain; headache; sore throat; loss of taste or smell; diarrhea; or feeling feverish or a measured temperature greater than or equal to 99.2 degrees Fahrenheit.

Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If you are not feeling well, or you would like to schedule a test for COVID-19, please contact our OC CARES partner Medical Center Health System at 432-640-2100 or mchoncall@echd.org. COVID-19 tests are available at discounted rates: $15 for students and $25 for employees. Free testing is available for those who qualify.


TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | November 5, 2020 – A member of the Odessa College community has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves a student active in the Wood Building for Math and Science. The student is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the Ector County Health Department. The college was notified of the positive test this afternoon; the student was last on campus Thursday, October 29th.

You have received this communication because you may have been exposed to a lab-confirmed, positive COVID-19 person on campus or at an approved instructional site. Due to student (FERPA) and medical (HIPAA) confidentiality and privacy laws, the person’s name will not be shared.  Students and employees who, by process of elimination or otherwise, identify the person who tested positive, and threaten or discriminate against that person, will be subject to the college’s discipline and adjudication process. 

Students and employees who have been exposed are not required to quarantine; however, should you experience the following COVID-19 symptoms, stay home: Cough; Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing; chills; repeated shaking with chills; muscle pain; headache; sore throat; loss of taste or smell; diarrhea; or feeling feverish or a measured temperature greater than or equal to 99.2 degrees Fahrenheit.

Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If you are not feeling well, or you would like to schedule a test for COVID-19, please contact our OC CARES partner Medical Center Health System at 432-640-2100 or mchoncall@echd.org. COVID-19 tests are available at discounted rates: $15 for students and $25 for employees. Free testing is available for those who qualify.


TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | November 5, 2020 – A member of the Odessa College community has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves a continuing education student who is active in the Health Sciences Building. The student is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the Ector County Health Department. The college was notified of the positive test this afternoon; the student was last on campus Friday, October 30th.

You have received this communication because you may have been exposed to a lab-confirmed, positive COVID-19 person on campus or at an approved instructional site. Due to student (FERPA) and medical (HIPAA) confidentiality and privacy laws, the person’s name will not be shared.  Students and employees who, by process of elimination or otherwise, identify the person who tested positive, and threaten or discriminate against that person, will be subject to the college’s discipline and adjudication process. 

Students and employees who have been exposed are not required to quarantine; however, should you experience the following COVID-19 symptoms, stay home: Cough; Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing; chills; repeated shaking with chills; muscle pain; headache; sore throat; loss of taste or smell; diarrhea; or feeling feverish or a measured temperature greater than or equal to 99.2 degrees Fahrenheit.

Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If you are not feeling well, or you would like to schedule a test for COVID-19, please contact our OC CARES partner Medical Center Health System at 432-640-2100 or mchoncall@echd.org. COVID-19 tests are available at discounted rates: $15 for students and $25 for employees. Free testing is available for those who qualify.


TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | November 5, 2020 – A member of the Odessa College community has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves an evening student who attends courses at the Sewell Auto Tech Center. The student is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the Ector County Health Department. The college was notified of the positive test this morning; the student was last on campus Tuesday, November 3rd.

You have received this communication because you may have been exposed to a lab-confirmed, positive COVID-19 person on campus or at an approved instructional site. Due to student (FERPA) and medical (HIPAA) confidentiality and privacy laws, the person’s name will not be shared.  Students and employees who, by process of elimination or otherwise, identify the person who tested positive, and threaten or discriminate against that person, will be subject to the college’s discipline and adjudication process. 

Students and employees who have been exposed are not required to quarantine; however, should you experience the following COVID-19 symptoms, stay home: Cough; Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing; chills; repeated shaking with chills; muscle pain; headache; sore throat; loss of taste or smell; diarrhea; or feeling feverish or a measured temperature greater than or equal to 99.2 degrees Fahrenheit.

Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If you are not feeling well, or you would like to schedule a test for COVID-19, please contact our OC CARES partner Medical Center Health System at 432-640-2100 or mchoncall@echd.org. COVID-19 tests are available at discounted rates: $15 for students and $25 for employees. Free testing is available for those who qualify. 

Odessa College continues to follow the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread and unpredictability of the COVID-19 virus. The college’s screening and sanitization protocols significantly reduce exposure to the virus in learning and student support spaces. Campus and community resources are available to students impacted by COVID-19 including a food pantry, a licensed professional counselor and mental health resources, as well as emergency aid.


TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | November 5, 2020 – A  employee has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves an employee who was active in the Physical Plant Building.  The employee is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the Ector County Health Department.  The College was notified on the morning of November 5, 2020.  The employee has not been on the Odessa College campus since the evening of October 29, 2020.

Physical Plant Building is being sanitized and cleaned according to protocol.   

Odessa College continues to follow the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread and unpredictability of the COVID-19 virus including daily mandatory health screenings; protocols to facilitate social distancing and limit loitering;  as well as frequently sanitizing campus work, learning and common spaces. Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; wear a mask; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.  Campus and community resources are available to employees impacted by COVID-19 including a food pantry, a licensed professional counselor and mental health resources, as well as emergency aid. For insurance purposes, please visit https://ers.texas.gov.   If you are not feeling well, call 68-NURSE. 

This message is posted for the Odessa College community in compliance with the Timely Notice provisions of the Federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act of 1998. Do not forward this message to individuals or mailing lists within Odessa College.

If you have any questions or concerns please contact Human Resources.


TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | November 4, 2020 – A member of the Odessa College community has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves a continuing education student in the college’s electrical lineman program. The student is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the Ector County Health Department. The college was notified of the positive test this afternoon; the student was last on campus Saturday, October 31st.

You have received this communication because you may have been exposed to a lab-confirmed, positive COVID-19 person on campus or at an approved instructional site. Due to student (FERPA) and medical (HIPAA) confidentiality and privacy laws, the person’s name will not be shared.  Students and employees who, by process of elimination or otherwise, identify the person who tested positive, and threaten or discriminate against that person, will be subject to the college’s discipline and adjudication process. 

Students and employees who have been exposed are not required to quarantine; however, should you experience the following COVID-19 symptoms, stay home: Cough; Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing; chills; repeated shaking with chills; muscle pain; headache; sore throat; loss of taste or smell; diarrhea; or feeling feverish or a measured temperature greater than or equal to 99.2 degrees Fahrenheit.

Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If you are not feeling well, or you would like to schedule a test for COVID-19, please contact our OC CARES partner Medical Center Health System at 432-640-2100 or mchoncall@echd.org. COVID-19 tests are available at discounted rates: $15 for students and $25 for employees. Free testing is available for those who qualify.

Odessa College continues to follow the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread and unpredictability of the COVID-19 virus. The college’s screening and sanitization protocols significantly reduce exposure to the virus in learning and student support spaces. Campus and community resources are available to students impacted by COVID-19 including a food pantry, a licensed professional counselor and mental health resources, as well as emergency aid.


TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | November 4, 2020 – A member of the Odessa College community has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves a student active in the ET Building. The student is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the Ector County Health Department. The college was notified of the positive test this morning; the student was last on campus Thursday, October 29th.

You have received this communication because you may have been exposed to a lab-confirmed, positive COVID-19 person on campus or at an approved instructional site. Due to student (FERPA) and medical (HIPAA) confidentiality and privacy laws, the person’s name will not be shared.  Students and employees who, by process of elimination or otherwise, identify the person who tested positive, and threaten or discriminate against that person, will be subject to the college’s discipline and adjudication process. 

Students and employees who have been exposed are not required to quarantine; however, should you experience the following COVID-19 symptoms, stay home: Cough; Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing; chills; repeated shaking with chills; muscle pain; headache; sore throat; loss of taste or smell; diarrhea; or feeling feverish or a measured temperature greater than or equal to 99.2 degrees Fahrenheit.

Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If you are not feeling well, or you would like to schedule a test for COVID-19, please contact our OC CARES partner Medical Center Health System at 432-640-2100 or mchoncall@echd.org. COVID-19 tests are available at discounted rates: $15 for students and $25 for employees. Free testing is available for those who qualify.

Odessa College continues to follow the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread and unpredictability of the COVID-19 virus. The college’s screening and sanitization protocols significantly reduce exposure to the virus in learning and student support spaces. Campus and community resources are available to students impacted by COVID-19 including a food pantry, a licensed professional counselor and mental health resources, as well as emergency aid.


TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | November 4, 2020 – A member of the Odessa College community has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves an Early College High School student active in Sedate Hall. The student is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the Ector County Health Department. The college was notified of the positive test this morning; the student was last on campus Wednesday, October 26th.

You have received this communication because you may have been exposed to a lab-confirmed, positive COVID-19 person on campus or at an approved instructional site. Due to student (FERPA) and medical (HIPAA) confidentiality and privacy laws, the person’s name will not be shared.  Students and employees who, by process of elimination or otherwise, identify the person who tested positive, and threaten or discriminate against that person, will be subject to the college’s discipline and adjudication process. 

Students and employees who have been exposed are not required to quarantine; however, should you experience the following COVID-19 symptoms, stay home: Cough; Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing; chills; repeated shaking with chills; muscle pain; headache; sore throat; loss of taste or smell; diarrhea; or feeling feverish or a measured temperature greater than or equal to 99.2 degrees Fahrenheit.

Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If you are not feeling well, or you would like to schedule a test for COVID-19, please contact our OC CARES partner Medical Center Health System at 432-640-2100 or mchoncall@echd.org. COVID-19 tests are available at discounted rates: $15 for students and $25 for employees. Free testing is available for those who qualify.

Odessa College continues to follow the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread and unpredictability of the COVID-19 virus. The college’s screening and sanitization protocols significantly reduce exposure to the virus in learning and student support spaces. Campus and community resources are available to students impacted by COVID-19 including a food pantry, a licensed professional counselor and mental health resources, as well as emergency aid.


TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | November 4, 2020 – A member of the Odessa College community has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves an evening and weekend student who was active in Sedate Hall and the Wood Building for Math and Science. The student is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the Ector County Health Department. The college was notified of the positive test this morning; the student was last on campus Wednesday, October 26th.

You have received this communication because you may have been exposed to a lab-confirmed, positive COVID-19 person on campus or at an approved instructional site. Due to student (FERPA) and medical (HIPAA) confidentiality and privacy laws, the person’s name will not be shared.  Students and employees who, by process of elimination or otherwise, identify the person who tested positive, and threaten or discriminate against that person, will be subject to the college’s discipline and adjudication process. 

Students and employees who have been exposed are not required to quarantine; however, should you experience the following COVID-19 symptoms, stay home: Cough; Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing; chills; repeated shaking with chills; muscle pain; headache; sore throat; loss of taste or smell; diarrhea; or feeling feverish or a measured temperature greater than or equal to 99.2 degrees Fahrenheit.

Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If you are not feeling well, or you would like to schedule a test for COVID-19, please contact our OC CARES partner Medical Center Health System at 432-640-2100 or mchoncall@echd.org. COVID-19 tests are available at discounted rates: $15 for students and $25 for employees. Free testing is available for those who qualify.

Odessa College continues to follow the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread and unpredictability of the COVID-19 virus. The college’s screening and sanitization protocols significantly reduce exposure to the virus in learning and student support spaces. Campus and community resources are available to students impacted by COVID-19 including a food pantry, a licensed professional counselor and mental health resources, as well as emergency aid.


TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | November 2, 2020 – A member of the Odessa College community has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves a student who was active in Wilkerson Hall and the Testing Center. The student is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the Ector County Health Department. The college was notified of the positive test this afternoon; the student attended classes last week, and was in the Testing Center on October 22nd.

You have received this communication because you may have been exposed to a lab-confirmed, positive COVID-19 person on campus or at an approved instructional site. Due to student (FERPA) and medical (HIPAA) confidentiality and privacy laws, the person’s name will not be shared.  Students and employees who, by process of elimination or otherwise, identify the person who tested positive, and threaten or discriminate against that person, will be subject to the college’s discipline and adjudication process. 

Students and employees who have been exposed are not required to quarantine; however, should you experience the following COVID-19 symptoms, stay home: Cough; Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing; chills; repeated shaking with chills; muscle pain; headache; sore throat; loss of taste or smell; diarrhea; or feeling feverish or a measured temperature greater than or equal to 99.2 degrees Fahrenheit. 

Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If you are not feeling well, or you would like to schedule a test for COVID-19, please contact our OC CARES partner Medical Center Health System at 432-640-2100 or mchoncall@echd.org. COVID-19 tests are available at discounted rates: $15 for students and $25 for employees. Free testing is available for those who qualify.

Odessa College continues to follow the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread and unpredictability of the COVID-19 virus. The college’s screening and sanitization protocols significantly reduce exposure to the virus in learning and student support spaces. Campus and community resources are available to students impacted by COVID-19 including a food pantry, a licensed professional counselor and mental health resources, as well as emergency aid.


TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | November 3, 2020 – A member of the Odessa College community has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves an instructor active in the Health Science Building. The instructor is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the Ector County Health Department. The college was notified of the positive test this morning; the instructor was last on campus Friday, October 30th.

You have received this communication because you may have been exposed to a lab-confirmed, positive COVID-19 person on campus or at an approved instructional site. Due to student (FERPA) and medical (HIPAA) confidentiality and privacy laws, the person’s name will not be shared.  Students and employees who, by process of elimination or otherwise, identify the person who tested positive, and threaten or discriminate against that person, will be subject to the college’s discipline and adjudication process. 

Students and employees who have been exposed are not required to quarantine; however, should you experience the following COVID-19 symptoms, stay home: Cough; Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing; chills; repeated shaking with chills; muscle pain; headache; sore throat; loss of taste or smell; diarrhea; or feeling feverish or a measured temperature greater than or equal to 99.2 degrees Fahrenheit. 

Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If you are not feeling well, or you would like to schedule a test for COVID-19, please contact our OC CARES partner Medical Center Health System at 432-640-2100 or mchoncall@echd.org. COVID-19 tests are available at discounted rates: $15 for students and $25 for employees. Free testing is available for those who qualify.

Odessa College continues to follow the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread and unpredictability of the COVID-19 virus. The college’s screening and sanitization protocols significantly reduce exposure to the virus in learning and student support spaces. Campus and community resources are available to students impacted by COVID-19 including a food pantry, a licensed professional counselor and mental health resources, as well as emergency aid.


TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | November 3, 2020 – A  employee has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves an employee who was active in the HSB Building-Physical Therapy Assistant Program Suite.  The employee is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the Ector County Health Department.  The College was notified on the morning of November 3, 2020.  The employee has not been on the Odessa College campus since the evening of October 26, 2020.

HSB Building-Physical Therapy Assistant Program Suite is being sanitized and cleaned according to protocol.   

Odessa College continues to follow the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread and unpredictability of the COVID-19 virus including daily mandatory health screenings; protocols to facilitate social distancing and limit loitering;  as well as frequently sanitizing campus work, learning and common spaces. Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; wear a mask; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.  Campus and community resources are available to employees impacted by COVID-19 including a food pantry, a licensed professional counselor and mental health resources, as well as emergency aid. For insurance purposes, please visit https://ers.texas.gov.   If you are not feeling well, call 68-NURSE.

This message is posted for the Odessa College community in compliance with the Timely Notice provisions of the Federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act of 1998. Do not forward this message to individuals or mailing lists within Odessa College.

If you have any questions or concerns please contact Human Resources.


TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | November 2, 2020 – A member of the Odessa College community has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves a student active in the Sports Center. The student is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the Ector County Health Department. The college was notified of the positive test this afternoon; the student was last on campus Thursday, October 29th.

You have received this communication because you may have been exposed to a lab-confirmed, positive COVID-19 person on campus or at an approved instructional site. Due to student (FERPA) and medical (HIPAA) confidentiality and privacy laws, the person’s name will not be shared.  Students and employees who, by process of elimination or otherwise, identify the person who tested positive, and threaten or discriminate against that person, will be subject to the college’s discipline and adjudication process. 

Students and employees who have been exposed are not required to quarantine; however, should you experience the following COVID-19 symptoms, stay home: Cough; Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing; chills; repeated shaking with chills; muscle pain; headache; sore throat; loss of taste or smell; diarrhea; or feeling feverish or a measured temperature greater than or equal to 99.2 degrees Fahrenheit. 

Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If you are not feeling well, or you would like to schedule a test for COVID-19, please contact our OC CARES partner Medical Center Health System at 432-640-2100 or mchoncall@echd.org. COVID-19 tests are available at discounted rates: $15 for students and $25 for employees. Free testing is available for those who qualify.

Odessa College continues to follow the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread and unpredictability of the COVID-19 virus. The college’s screening and sanitization protocols significantly reduce exposure to the virus in learning and student support spaces. Campus and community resources are available to students impacted by COVID-19 including a food pantry, a licensed professional counselor and mental health resources, as well as emergency aid.


TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | November 2, 2020 – A member of the Odessa College community has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves an evening student who is active in Wood Building for Math and Science. The student is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the Ector County Health Department. The college was notified of the positive test this afternoon; the student was last on campus Wednesday, October 28th.

You have received this communication because you may have been exposed to a lab-confirmed, positive COVID-19 person on campus or at an approved instructional site. Due to student (FERPA) and medical (HIPAA) confidentiality and privacy laws, the person’s name will not be shared.  Students and employees who, by process of elimination or otherwise, identify the person who tested positive, and threaten or discriminate against that person, will be subject to the college’s discipline and adjudication process. 

Students and employees who have been exposed are not required to quarantine; however, should you experience the following COVID-19 symptoms, stay home: Cough; Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing; chills; repeated shaking with chills; muscle pain; headache; sore throat; loss of taste or smell; diarrhea; or feeling feverish or a measured temperature greater than or equal to 99.2 degrees Fahrenheit.

Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If you are not feeling well, or you would like to schedule a test for COVID-19, please contact our OC CARES partner Medical Center Health System at 432-640-2100 or mchoncall@echd.org. COVID-19 tests are available at discounted rates: $15 for students and $25 for employees. Free testing is available for those who qualify.

Odessa College continues to follow the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread and unpredictability of the COVID-19 virus. The college’s screening and sanitization protocols significantly reduce exposure to the virus in learning and student support spaces. Campus and community resources are available to students impacted by COVID-19 including a food pantry, a licensed professional counselor and mental health resources, as well as emergency aid.


TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | November 2, 2020 – A  employee has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves an employee who was active in the Spur Building-Deans Suite.  The employee is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the Ector County Health Department.  The College was notified on the afternoon of October 26, 2020.  The employee has not been on the Odessa College campus since the evening of October 26, 2020. 

Spur Building-Deans Suite is being sanitized and cleaned according to protocol.   

Odessa College continues to follow the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread and unpredictability of the COVID-19 virus including daily mandatory health screenings; protocols to facilitate social distancing and limit loitering;  as well as frequently sanitizing campus work, learning and common spaces. Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; wear a mask; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.  Campus and community resources are available to employees impacted by COVID-19 including a food pantry, a licensed professional counselor and mental health resources, as well as emergency aid. For insurance purposes, please visit https://ers.texas.gov.   If you are not feeling well, call 68-NURSE.

This message is posted for the Odessa College community in compliance with the Timely Notice provisions of the Federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act of 1998. Do not forward this message to individuals or mailing lists within Odessa College.


TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | November 2, 2020 – A member of the Odessa College community has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves an evening student who is active in the ET Building. The student is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the Ector County Health Department. The college was notified of the positive test this afternoon; the student was last on campus Friday, October 30th.

You have received this communication because you may have been exposed to a lab-confirmed, positive COVID-19 person on campus or at an approved instructional site. Due to student (FERPA) and medical (HIPAA) confidentiality and privacy laws, the person’s name will not be shared.  Students and employees who, by process of elimination or otherwise, identify the person who tested positive, and threaten or discriminate against that person, will be subject to the college’s discipline and adjudication process. 

Students and employees who have been exposed are not required to quarantine; however, should you experience the following COVID-19 symptoms, stay home: Cough; Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing; chills; repeated shaking with chills; muscle pain; headache; sore throat; loss of taste or smell; diarrhea; or feeling feverish or a measured temperature greater than or equal to 99.2 degrees Fahrenheit.

Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If you are not feeling well, or you would like to schedule a test for COVID-19, please contact our OC CARES partner Medical Center Health System at 432-640-2100 or mchoncall@echd.org. COVID-19 tests are available at discounted rates: $15 for students and $25 for employees. Free testing is available for those who qualify.

Odessa College continues to follow the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread and unpredictability of the COVID-19 virus. The college’s screening and sanitization protocols significantly reduce exposure to the virus in learning and student support spaces. Campus and community resources are available to students impacted by COVID-19 including a food pantry, a licensed professional counselor and mental health resources, as well as emergency aid.


TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | November 2, 2020 – A member of the Odessa College community has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves a student who was active in Wilkerson Hall. The student is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the Ector County Health Department. The college was notified of the positive test this morning; the student was last on campus Wednesday, October 21st

You have received this communication because you may have been exposed to a lab-confirmed, positive COVID-19 person on campus or at an approved instructional site. Due to student (FERPA) and medical (HIPAA) confidentiality and privacy laws, the person’s name will not be shared.  Students and employees who, by process of elimination or otherwise, identify the person who tested positive, and threaten or discriminate against that person, will be subject to the college’s discipline and adjudication process. 

Students and employees who have been exposed are not required to quarantine; however, should you experience the following COVID-19 symptoms, stay home: Cough; Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing; chills; repeated shaking with chills; muscle pain; headache; sore throat; loss of taste or smell; diarrhea; or feeling feverish or a measured temperature greater than or equal to 99.2 degrees Fahrenheit.

Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If you are not feeling well, or you would like to schedule a test for COVID-19, please contact our OC CARES partner Medical Center Health System at 432-640-2100 or mchoncall@echd.org. COVID-19 tests are available at discounted rates: $15 for students and $25 for employees. Free testing is available for those who qualify.

Odessa College continues to follow the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread and unpredictability of the COVID-19 virus. The college’s screening and sanitization protocols significantly reduce exposure to the virus in learning and student support spaces. Campus and community resources are available to students impacted by COVID-19 including a food pantry, a licensed professional counselor and mental health resources, as well as emergency aid.


TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | November 2, 2020 – A member of the Odessa College community has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves a student who learns in a clinical setting and is active in the Health Sciences Building. The student is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the Ector County Health Department. The college was notified of the positive test this afternoon; the student was last on campus Thursday, October 29th.

You have received this communication because you may have been exposed to a lab-confirmed, positive COVID-19 person on campus or at an approved instructional site. Due to student (FERPA) and medical (HIPAA) confidentiality and privacy laws, the person’s name will not be shared.  Students and employees who, by process of elimination or otherwise, identify the person who tested positive, and threaten or discriminate against that person, will be subject to the college’s discipline and adjudication process. 

Students and employees who have been exposed are not required to quarantine; however, should you experience the following COVID-19 symptoms, stay home: Cough; Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing; chills; repeated shaking with chills; muscle pain; headache; sore throat; loss of taste or smell; diarrhea; or feeling feverish or a measured temperature greater than or equal to 99.2 degrees Fahrenheit.

Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If you are not feeling well, or you would like to schedule a test for COVID-19, please contact our OC CARES partner Medical Center Health System at 432-640-2100 or mchoncall@echd.org. COVID-19 tests are available at discounted rates: $15 for students and $25 for employees. Free testing is available for those who qualify.

Odessa College continues to follow the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread and unpredictability of the COVID-19 virus. The college’s screening and sanitization protocols significantly reduce exposure to the virus in learning and student support spaces. Campus and community resources are available to students impacted by COVID-19 including a food pantry, a licensed professional counselor and mental health resources, as well as emergency aid.


TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | November 1, 2020 – A member of the Odessa College community has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves a student active at the Monahans Center. The student is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the County Health Department. The college was notified of the positive test this evening; the student was last on campus Tuesday, October 22nd

You have received this communication because you may have been exposed to a lab-confirmed, positive COVID-19 person on campus or at an approved instructional site. Due to student (FERPA) and medical (HIPAA) confidentiality and privacy laws, the person’s name will not be shared.  Students and employees who, by process of elimination or otherwise, identify the person who tested positive, and threaten or discriminate against that person, will be subject to the college’s discipline and adjudication process. 

Students and employees who have been exposed are not required to quarantine; however, should you experience the following COVID-19 symptoms, stay home: Cough; Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing; chills; repeated shaking with chills; muscle pain; headache; sore throat; loss of taste or smell; diarrhea; or feeling feverish or a measured temperature greater than or equal to 99.2 degrees Fahrenheit. 

Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If you are not feeling well, or you would like to schedule a test for COVID-19, please contact our OC CARES partner Medical Center Health System at 432-640-2100 or mchoncall@echd.org. COVID-19 tests are available at discounted rates: $15 for students and $25 for employees. Free testing is available for those who qualify.

Odessa College continues to follow the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread and unpredictability of the COVID-19 virus. The college’s screening and sanitization protocols significantly reduce exposure to the virus in learning and student support spaces. Campus and community resources are available to students impacted by COVID-19 including a food pantry, a licensed professional counselor and mental health resources, as well as emergency aid.


TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | November 1, 2020 – A member of the Odessa College community has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves a continuing education student who is active in the Health Sciences Building. The student is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the Ector County Health Department. The college was notified of the positive test yesterday; the student was last on campus Monday, October 26th.

You have received this communication because you may have been exposed to a lab-confirmed, positive COVID-19 person on campus or at an approved instructional site. Due to student (FERPA) and medical (HIPAA) confidentiality and privacy laws, the person’s name will not be shared.  Students and employees who, by process of elimination or otherwise, identify the person who tested positive, and threaten or discriminate against that person, will be subject to the college’s discipline and adjudication process.  

Students and employees who have been exposed are not required to quarantine; however, should you experience the following COVID-19 symptoms, stay home: Cough; Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing; chills; repeated shaking with chills; muscle pain; headache; sore throat; loss of taste or smell; diarrhea; or feeling feverish or a measured temperature greater than or equal to 99.2 degrees Fahrenheit.

Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If you are not feeling well, or you would like to schedule a test for COVID-19, please contact our OC CARES partner Medical Center Health System at 432-640-2100 or mchoncall@echd.org. COVID-19 tests are available at discounted rates: $15 for students and $25 for employees. Free testing is available for those who qualify.

Odessa College continues to follow the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread and unpredictability of the COVID-19 virus. The college’s screening and sanitization protocols significantly reduce exposure to the virus in learning and student support spaces. Campus and community resources are available to students impacted by COVID-19 including a food pantry, a licensed professional counselor and mental health resources, as well as emergency aid.


TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | October 31, 2020 – A member of the Odessa College community has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves an instructor active at Medical Center Hospital with student in clinical courses. The instructor is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the Ector County Health Department. The college was notified of the positive test today, the instructor was last at the clinical location on Thursday, October 28th.

You have received this communication because you may have been exposed to a lab-confirmed, positive COVID-19 person on campus or at an approved instructional site. Due to student (FERPA) and medical (HIPAA) confidentiality and privacy laws, the person’s name will not be shared.  Students and employees who, by process of elimination or otherwise, identify the person who tested positive, and threaten or discriminate against that person, will be subject to the college’s discipline and adjudication process. 

Students and employees who have been exposed are not required to quarantine; however, should you experience the following COVID-19 symptoms, stay home: Cough; Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing; chills; repeated shaking with chills; muscle pain; headache; sore throat; loss of taste or smell; diarrhea; or feeling feverish or a measured temperature greater than or equal to 99.2 degrees Fahrenheit.

Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If you are not feeling well, or you would like to schedule a test for COVID-19, please contact our OC CARES partner Medical Center Health System at 432-640-2100 or mchoncall@echd.org. COVID-19 tests are available at discounted rates: $15 for students and $25 for employees. Free testing is available for those who qualify.

Odessa College continues to follow the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread and unpredictability of the COVID-19 virus. The college’s screening and sanitization protocols significantly reduce exposure to the virus in learning and student support spaces. Campus and community resources are available to students impacted by COVID-19 including a food pantry, a licensed professional counselor and mental health resources, as well as emergency aid.


TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | October 30, 2020 – A member of the Odessa College community has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves an early college high school student who is active in Sedate Hall. The student is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the Ector County Health Department. The college was notified of the positive test this afternoon; the student was last on campus Wednesday, October 28th.

You have received this communication because you may have been exposed to a lab-confirmed, positive COVID-19 person on campus or at an approved instructional site. Due to student (FERPA) and medical (HIPAA) confidentiality and privacy laws, the person’s name will not be shared.  Students and employees who, by process of elimination or otherwise, identify the person who tested positive, and threaten or discriminate against that person, will be subject to the college’s discipline and adjudication process. 

Students and employees who have been exposed are not required to quarantine; however, should you experience the following COVID-19 symptoms, stay home: Cough; Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing; chills; repeated shaking with chills; muscle pain; headache; sore throat; loss of taste or smell; diarrhea; or feeling feverish or a measured temperature greater than or equal to 99.2 degrees Fahrenheit. 

Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If you are not feeling well, or you would like to schedule a test for COVID-19, please contact our OC CARES partner Medical Center Health System at 432-640-2100 or mchoncall@echd.org. COVID-19 tests are available at discounted rates: $15 for students and $25 for employees. Free testing is available for those who qualify.

Odessa College continues to follow the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread and unpredictability of the COVID-19 virus. The college’s screening and sanitization protocols significantly reduce exposure to the virus in learning and student support spaces. Campus and community resources are available to students impacted by COVID-19 including a food pantry, a licensed professional counselor and mental health resources, as well as emergency aid.


TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | October 30, 2020 – A member of the Odessa College community has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves an a student who attends evening courses in Sedate Hall. The student is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the Ector County Health Department. The college was notified of the positive test last night; the student was last on campus Wednesday, October 21st.

You have received this communication because you may have been exposed to a lab-confirmed, positive COVID-19 person on campus or at an approved instructional site. Due to student (FERPA) and medical (HIPAA) confidentiality and privacy laws, the person’s name will not be shared.  Students and employees who, by process of elimination or otherwise, identify the person who tested positive, and threaten or discriminate against that person, will be subject to the college’s discipline and adjudication process. 

Students and employees who have been exposed are not required to quarantine; however, should you experience the following COVID-19 symptoms, stay home: Cough; Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing; chills; repeated shaking with chills; muscle pain; headache; sore throat; loss of taste or smell; diarrhea; or feeling feverish or a measured temperature greater than or equal to 99.2 degrees Fahrenheit.

Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If you are not feeling well, or you would like to schedule a test for COVID-19, please contact our OC CARES partner Medical Center Health System at 432-640-2100 or mchoncall@echd.org. COVID-19 tests are available at discounted rates: $15 for students and $25 for employees. Free testing is available for those who qualify.

Odessa College continues to follow the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread and unpredictability of the COVID-19 virus. The college’s screening and sanitization protocols significantly reduce exposure to the virus in learning and student support spaces. Campus and community resources are available to students impacted by COVID-19 including a food pantry, a licensed professional counselor and mental health resources, as well as emergency aid.


TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | October 29, 2020 – A member of the Odessa College community has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves an Early College High School student active in Sedate Hall. The student is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the Ector County Health Department. The college was notified of the positive test this afternoon; the student was last on campus Wednesday, October 21st.

You have received this communication because you may have been exposed to a lab-confirmed, positive COVID-19 person on campus or at an approved instructional site. Due to student (FERPA) and medical (HIPAA) confidentiality and privacy laws, the person’s name will not be shared.  Students and employees who, by process of elimination or otherwise, identify the person who tested positive, and threaten or discriminate against that person, will be subject to the college’s discipline and adjudication process. 

Students and employees who have been exposed are not required to quarantine; however, should you experience the following COVID-19 symptoms, stay home: Cough; Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing; chills; repeated shaking with chills; muscle pain; headache; sore throat; loss of taste or smell; diarrhea; or feeling feverish or a measured temperature greater than or equal to 99.2 degrees Fahrenheit.

Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If you are not feeling well, or you would like to schedule a test for COVID-19, please contact our OC CARES partner Medical Center Health System at 432-640-2100 or mchoncall@echd.org. COVID-19 tests are available at discounted rates: $15 for students and $25 for employees. Free testing is available for those who qualify.

Odessa College continues to follow the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread and unpredictability of the COVID-19 virus. The college’s screening and sanitization protocols significantly reduce exposure to the virus in learning and student support spaces. Campus and community resources are available to students impacted by COVID-19 including a food pantry, a licensed professional counselor and mental health resources, as well as emergency aid


TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | October 29, 2020 – A member of the Odessa College community has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves a student active in the Health Sciences Building. The student is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the Ector County Health Department. The college was notified of the positive test this morning; the student was last on campus Monday, October 19th.

You have received this communication because you may have been exposed to a lab-confirmed, positive COVID-19 person on campus or at an approved instructional site. Due to student (FERPA) and medical (HIPAA) confidentiality and privacy laws, the person’s name will not be shared.  Students and employees who, by process of elimination or otherwise, identify the person who tested positive, and threaten or discriminate against that person, will be subject to the college’s discipline and adjudication process. 

Students and employees who have been exposed are not required to quarantine; however, should you experience the following COVID-19 symptoms, stay home: Cough; Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing; chills; repeated shaking with chills; muscle pain; headache; sore throat; loss of taste or smell; diarrhea; or feeling feverish or a measured temperature greater than or equal to 99.2 degrees Fahrenheit.

Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If you are not feeling well, or you would like to schedule a test for COVID-19, please contact our OC CARES partner Medical Center Health System at 432-640-2100 or mchoncall@echd.org. COVID-19 tests are available at discounted rates: $15 for students and $25 for employees. Free testing is available for those who qualify.

Odessa College continues to follow the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread and unpredictability of the COVID-19 virus. The college’s screening and sanitization protocols significantly reduce exposure to the virus in learning and student support spaces. Campus and community resources are available to students impacted by COVID-19 including a food pantry, a licensed professional counselor and mental health resources, as well as emergency aid.


TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | October 28, 2020 – A member of the Odessa College community has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves a student who is active the Wood Building for Math and Science. The student is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the County Health Department. The college was notified of the positive test this this afternoon; the student was last on campus Thursday, October 22nd.

You have received this communication because you may have been exposed to a lab-confirmed, positive COVID-19 person on campus or at an approved instructional site. Due to student (FERPA) and medical (HIPAA) confidentiality and privacy laws, the person’s name will not be shared.  Students and employees who, by process of elimination or otherwise, identify the person who tested positive, and threaten or discriminate against that person, will be subject to the college’s discipline and adjudication process.  

Students and employees who have been exposed are not required to quarantine; however, should you experience the following COVID-19 symptoms, stay home: Cough; Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing; chills; repeated shaking with chills; muscle pain; headache; sore throat; loss of taste or smell; diarrhea; or feeling feverish or a measured temperature greater than or equal to 99.2 degrees Fahrenheit.

Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If you are not feeling well, or you would like to schedule a test for COVID-19, please contact our OC CARES partner Medical Center Health System at 432-640-2100 or mchoncall@echd.org. COVID-19 tests are available at discounted rates: $15 for students and $25 for employees. Free testing is available for those who qualify.

Odessa College continues to follow the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread and unpredictability of the COVID-19 virus. The college’s screening and sanitization protocols significantly reduce exposure to the virus in learning and student support spaces. Campus and community resources are available to students impacted by COVID-19 including a food pantry, a licensed professional counselor and mental health resources, as well as emergency aid.


TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | October 27, 2020 – A member of the Odessa College community has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves a student who attends courses at the Monahans Center. The student is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the County Health Department. The college was notified of the positive test this evening; the student was last on campus Monday, October 26th.
 
You have received this communication because you may have been exposed to a lab-confirmed, positive COVID-19 person on campus or at an approved instructional site. Due to student (FERPA) and medical (HIPAA) confidentiality and privacy laws, the person’s name will not be shared.  Students and employees who, by process of elimination or otherwise, identify the person who tested positive, and threaten or discriminate against that person, will be subject to the college’s discipline and adjudication process. 
 
Students and employees who have been exposed are not required to quarantine; however, should you experience the following COVID-19 symptoms, stay home: Cough; Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing; chills; repeated shaking with chills; muscle pain; headache; sore throat; loss of taste or smell; diarrhea; or feeling feverish or a measured temperature greater than or equal to 99.2 degrees Fahrenheit.
 
Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If you are not feeling well, or you would like to schedule a test for COVID-19, please contact our OC CARES partner Medical Center Health System at 432-640-2100 or mchoncall@echd.org. COVID-19 tests are available at discounted rates: $15 for students and $25 for employees. Free testing is available for those who qualify.
 
Odessa College continues to follow the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread and unpredictability of the COVID-19 virus. The college’s screening and sanitization protocols significantly reduce exposure to the virus in learning and student support spaces. Campus and community resources are available to students impacted by COVID-19 including a food pantry, a licensed professional counselor and mental health resources, as well as emergency aid.

TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | October 27, 2020 – A member of the Odessa College community has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves a continuing education student active in the Health Sciences Building. The student is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the Ector County Health Department. The college was notified of the positive test this morning; the student was last on campus Thursday, October 22nd.

You have received this communication because you may have been exposed to a lab-confirmed, positive COVID-19 person on campus or at an approved instructional site. Due to student (FERPA) and medical (HIPAA) confidentiality and privacy laws, the person’s name will not be shared.  Students and employees who, by process of elimination or otherwise, identify the person who tested positive, and threaten or discriminate against that person, will be subject to the college’s discipline and adjudication process. 

Students and employees who have been exposed are not required to quarantine; however, should you experience the following COVID-19 symptoms, stay home: Cough; Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing; chills; repeated shaking with chills; muscle pain; headache; sore throat; loss of taste or smell; diarrhea; or feeling feverish or a measured temperature greater than or equal to 99.2 degrees Fahrenheit.

Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If you are not feeling well, or you would like to schedule a test for COVID-19, please contact our OC CARES partner Medical Center Health System at 432-640-2100 or mchoncall@echd.org. COVID-19 tests are available at discounted rates: $15 for students and $25 for employees. Free testing is available for those who qualify.

Odessa College continues to follow the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread and unpredictability of the COVID-19 virus. The college’s screening and sanitization protocols significantly reduce exposure to the virus in learning and student support spaces. Campus and community resources are available to students impacted by COVID-19 including a food pantry, a licensed professional counselor and mental health resources, as well as emergency aid.


TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | October 26, 2020 – A  employee has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves an employee who was active in the Wrangler Express.  The employee is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the Ector County Health Department.  The College was notified on the afternoon of October 26, 2020.  The employee has not been on the Odessa College campus since the evening of October 19, 2020.
 
Wrangler Express Building is being sanitized and cleaned according to protocol.   
 
Odessa College continues to follow the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread and unpredictability of the COVID-19 virus including daily mandatory health screenings; protocols to facilitate social distancing and limit loitering;  as well as frequently sanitizing campus work, learning and common spaces. Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; wear a mask; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.  Campus and community resources are available to employees impacted by COVID-19 including a food pantry, a licensed professional counselor and mental health resources, as well as emergency aid. For insurance purposes, please visit https://ers.texas.gov.   If you are not feeling well, call 68-NURSE.
 
This message is posted for the Odessa College community in compliance with the Timely Notice provisions of the Federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act of 1998. Do not forward this message to individuals or mailing lists within Odessa College.
 
If you have any questions or concerns please contact Human Resources.

TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | October 26, 2020 – A  employee has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves an employee who was active in the Sewell Auto Tech.  The employee is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the Ector County Health Department.  The College was notified on the afternoon of October 26, 2020.  The employee has not been on the Odessa College campus since the evening of October 19, 2020.
 
Sewell Auto Tech Building is being sanitized and cleaned according to protocol.   
 
Odessa College continues to follow the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread and unpredictability of the COVID-19 virus including daily mandatory health screenings; protocols to facilitate social distancing and limit loitering;  as well as frequently sanitizing campus work, learning and common spaces. Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; wear a mask; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.  Campus and community resources are available to employees impacted by COVID-19 including a food pantry, a licensed professional counselor and mental health resources, as well as emergency aid. For insurance purposes, please visit https://ers.texas.gov.   If you are not feeling well, call 68-NURSE.
This message is posted for the Odessa College community in compliance with the Timely Notice provisions of the Federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act of 1998. Do not forward this message to individuals or mailing lists within Odessa College.
 
If you have any questions or concerns please contact Human Resources.

TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | October 26, 2020 – A member of the Odessa College community has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves a student active at the Andrews Center. The student is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the County Health Department. The college was notified of the positive test this afternoon; the student was last on campus Tuesday, October 20th.
 
You have received this communication because you may have been exposed to a lab-confirmed, positive COVID-19 person on campus or at an approved instructional site. Due to student (FERPA) and medical (HIPAA) confidentiality and privacy laws, the person’s name will not be shared.  Students and employees who, by process of elimination or otherwise, identify the person who tested positive, and threaten or discriminate against that person, will be subject to the college’s discipline and adjudication process. 
 
Students and employees who have been exposed are not required to quarantine; however, should you experience the following COVID-19 symptoms, stay home: Cough; Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing; chills; repeated shaking with chills; muscle pain; headache; sore throat; loss of taste or smell; diarrhea; or feeling feverish or a measured temperature greater than or equal to 99.2 degrees Fahrenheit.
 
Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If you are not feeling well, or you would like to schedule a test for COVID-19, please contact our OC CARES partner Medical Center Health System at 432-640-2100 or mchoncall@echd.org. COVID-19 tests are available at discounted rates: $15 for students and $25 for employees. Free testing is available for those who qualify.
 
Odessa College continues to follow the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread and unpredictability of the COVID-19 virus. The college’s screening and sanitization protocols significantly reduce exposure to the virus in learning and student support spaces. Campus and community resources are available to students impacted by COVID-19 including a food pantry, a licensed professional counselor and mental health resources, as well as emergency aid.

TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | October 26, 2020 – A member of the Odessa College community has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves a student active in the Wood Building for Math and Science and the Sports Center. The student is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the Ector County Health Department. The college was notified of the positive test this morning; the student was last on campus Thursday, October 23rd.

You have received this communication because you may have been exposed to a lab-confirmed, positive COVID-19 person on campus or at an approved instructional site. Due to student (FERPA) and medical (HIPAA) confidentiality and privacy laws, the person’s name will not be shared.  Students and employees who, by process of elimination or otherwise, identify the person who tested positive, and threaten or discriminate against that person, will be subject to the college’s discipline and adjudication process. 

Students and employees who have been exposed are not required to quarantine; however, should you experience the following COVID-19 symptoms, stay home: Cough; Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing; chills; repeated shaking with chills; muscle pain; headache; sore throat; loss of taste or smell; diarrhea; or feeling feverish or a measured temperature greater than or equal to 99.2 degrees Fahrenheit.

Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If you are not feeling well, or you would like to schedule a test for COVID-19, please contact our OC CARES partner Medical Center Health System at 432-640-2100 or mchoncall@echd.org. COVID-19 tests are available at discounted rates: $15 for students and $25 for employees. Free testing is available for those who qualify.

Odessa College continues to follow the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread and unpredictability of the COVID-19 virus. The college’s screening and sanitization protocols significantly reduce exposure to the virus in learning and student support spaces. Campus and community resources are available to students impacted by COVID-19 including a food pantry, a licensed professional counselor and mental health resources, as well as emergency aid.


TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | October 26, 2020 – A member of the Odessa College community has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves an a student active in Sedate Hall. The student is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the Ector County Health Department. The college was notified of the positive test this weekend; the student was last on campus Monday, October 19th.

You have received this communication because you may have been exposed to a lab-confirmed, positive COVID-19 person on campus or at an approved instructional site. Due to student (FERPA) and medical (HIPAA) confidentiality and privacy laws, the person’s name will not be shared.  Students and employees who, by process of elimination or otherwise, identify the person who tested positive, and threaten or discriminate against that person, will be subject to the college’s discipline and adjudication process. 

Students and employees who have been exposed are not required to quarantine; however, should you experience the following COVID-19 symptoms, stay home: Cough; Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing; chills; repeated shaking with chills; muscle pain; headache; sore throat; loss of taste or smell; diarrhea; or feeling feverish or a measured temperature greater than or equal to 99.2 degrees Fahrenheit. 

Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If you are not feeling well, or you would like to schedule a test for COVID-19, please contact our OC CARES partner Medical Center Health System at 432-640-2100 or mchoncall@echd.org. COVID-19 tests are available at discounted rates: $15 for students and $25 for employees. Free testing is available for those who qualify.

Odessa College continues to follow the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread and unpredictability of the COVID-19 virus. The college’s screening and sanitization protocols significantly reduce exposure to the virus in learning and student support spaces. Campus and community resources are available to students impacted by COVID-19 including a food pantry, a licensed professional counselor and mental health resources, as well as emergency aid.


TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | October 25, 2020 – A member of the Odessa College community has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves student active in the Cosmetology Building. The student is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the Ector County Health Department. The college was notified of the positive test this afternoon; the student was last on campus Thursday, October 22nd.

You have received this communication because you may have been exposed to a lab-confirmed, positive COVID-19 person on campus or at an approved instructional site. Due to student (FERPA) and medical (HIPAA) confidentiality and privacy laws, the person’s name will not be shared.  Students and employees who, by process of elimination or otherwise, identify the person who tested positive, and threaten or discriminate against that person, will be subject to the college’s discipline and adjudication process. 

Students and employees who have been exposed are not required to quarantine; however, should you experience the following COVID-19 symptoms, stay home: Cough; Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing; chills; repeated shaking with chills; muscle pain; headache; sore throat; loss of taste or smell; diarrhea; or feeling feverish or a measured temperature greater than or equal to 99.2 degrees Fahrenheit. 

Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If you are not feeling well, or you would like to schedule a test for COVID-19, please contact our OC CARES partner Medical Center Health System at 432-640-2100 or mchoncall@echd.org. COVID-19 tests are available at discounted rates: $15 for students and $25 for employees. Free testing is available for those who qualify.

Odessa College continues to follow the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread and unpredictability of the COVID-19 virus. The college’s screening and sanitization protocols significantly reduce exposure to the virus in learning and student support spaces. Campus and community resources are available to students impacted by COVID-19 including a food pantry, a licensed professional counselor and mental health resources, as well as emergency aid.


TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | October 25, 2020 – A member of the Odessa College community has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves student active in the Wood Building for Math and Science. The student is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the Ector County Health Department. The college was notified of the positive test this afternoon; the student was last on campus Wednesday, October 21st

You have received this communication because you may have been exposed to a lab-confirmed, positive COVID-19 person on campus or at an approved instructional site. Due to student (FERPA) and medical (HIPAA) confidentiality and privacy laws, the person’s name will not be shared.  Students and employees who, by process of elimination or otherwise, identify the person who tested positive, and threaten or discriminate against that person, will be subject to the college’s discipline and adjudication process. 

Students and employees who have been exposed are not required to quarantine; however, should you experience the following COVID-19 symptoms, stay home: Cough; Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing; chills; repeated shaking with chills; muscle pain; headache; sore throat; loss of taste or smell; diarrhea; or feeling feverish or a measured temperature greater than or equal to 99.2 degrees Fahrenheit. 

Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If you are not feeling well, or you would like to schedule a test for COVID-19, please contact our OC CARES partner Medical Center Health System at 432-640-2100 or mchoncall@echd.org. COVID-19 tests are available at discounted rates: $15 for students and $25 for employees. Free testing is available for those who qualify. 

Odessa College continues to follow the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread and unpredictability of the COVID-19 virus. The college’s screening and sanitization protocols significantly reduce exposure to the virus in learning and student support spaces. Campus and community resources are available to students impacted by COVID-19 including a food pantry, a licensed professional counselor and mental health resources, as well as emergency aid.


TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | October 25, 2020 – A member of the Odessa College community has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves student active in the Health Sciences Building. The student is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the Ector County Health Department. The college was notified of the positive test this afternoon; the student was last on campus Thursday, October 22nd

You have received this communication because you may have been exposed to a lab-confirmed, positive COVID-19 person on campus or at an approved instructional site. Due to student (FERPA) and medical (HIPAA) confidentiality and privacy laws, the person’s name will not be shared.  Students and employees who, by process of elimination or otherwise, identify the person who tested positive, and threaten or discriminate against that person, will be subject to the college’s discipline and adjudication process.  

Students and employees who have been exposed are not required to quarantine; however, should you experience the following COVID-19 symptoms, stay home: Cough; Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing; chills; repeated shaking with chills; muscle pain; headache; sore throat; loss of taste or smell; diarrhea; or feeling feverish or a measured temperature greater than or equal to 99.2 degrees Fahrenheit.

Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If you are not feeling well, or you would like to schedule a test for COVID-19, please contact our OC CARES partner Medical Center Health System at 432-640-2100 or mchoncall@echd.org. COVID-19 tests are available at discounted rates: $15 for students and $25 for employees. Free testing is available for those who qualify.

Odessa College continues to follow the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread and unpredictability of the COVID-19 virus. The college’s screening and sanitization protocols significantly reduce exposure to the virus in learning and student support spaces. Campus and community resources are available to students impacted by COVID-19 including a food pantry, a licensed professional counselor and mental health resources, as well as emergency aid.


TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | October 24, 2020 – A member of the Odessa College community has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves student active in the Wood Building for Math and Science. The student is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the Ector County Health Department. The college was notified of the positive test this afternoon; the student was last on campus Thursday, October 22nd.
 
You have received this communication because you may have been exposed to a lab-confirmed, positive COVID-19 person on campus or at an approved instructional site. Due to student (FERPA) and medical (HIPAA) confidentiality and privacy laws, the person’s name will not be shared.  Students and employees who, by process of elimination or otherwise, identify the person who tested positive, and threaten or discriminate against that person, will be subject to the college’s discipline and adjudication process. 
 
Students and employees who have been exposed are not required to quarantine; however, should you experience the following COVID-19 symptoms, stay home: Cough; Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing; chills; repeated shaking with chills; muscle pain; headache; sore throat; loss of taste or smell; diarrhea; or feeling feverish or a measured temperature greater than or equal to 99.2 degrees Fahrenheit.
 
Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If you are not feeling well, or you would like to schedule a test for COVID-19, please contact our OC CARES partner Medical Center Health System at 432-640-2100 or mchoncall@echd.org. COVID-19 tests are available at discounted rates: $15 for students and $25 for employees. Free testing is available for those who qualify.
 
Odessa College continues to follow the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread and unpredictability of the COVID-19 virus. The college’s screening and sanitization protocols significantly reduce exposure to the virus in learning and student support spaces. Campus and community resources are available to students impacted by COVID-19 including a food pantry, a licensed professional counselor and mental health resources, as well as emergency aid. 

TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | October 24, 2020 – An employee has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves an employee who was active in the Sports Center. The employee is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the Ector County Health Department.  The College was notified on the afternoon of October 24, 2020.  The employee has not been on the Odessa College campus since the evening of October 20, 2020. 

The Sports Center is being sanitized and cleaned according to protocol.   

Odessa College continues to follow the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread and unpredictability of the COVID-19 virus including daily mandatory health screenings; protocols to facilitate social distancing and limit loitering;  as well as frequently sanitizing campus work, learning and common spaces. Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; wear a mask; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.  Campus and community resources are available to employees impacted by COVID-19 including a food pantry, a licensed professional counselor and mental health resources, as well as emergency aid. For insurance purposes, please visit https://ers.texas.gov.   If you are not feeling well, call 68-NURSE.

This message is posted for the Odessa College community in compliance with the Timely Notice provisions of the Federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act of 1998. Do not forward this message to individuals or mailing lists within Odessa College.

If you have any questions or concerns please contact Human Resources.


TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | October 23, 2020 – An employee has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves an employee who was active in the Spur Building-IT Suite. The employee is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the Ector County Health Department.  The College was notified on the afternoon of October 23, 2020.  The employee has not been on the Odessa College campus since the evening of October 22, 2020.

The Spur Building- IT Suite is being sanitized and cleaned according to protocol. 

Odessa College continues to follow the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread and unpredictability of the COVID-19 virus including daily mandatory health screenings; protocols to facilitate social distancing and limit loitering;  as well as frequently sanitizing campus work, learning and common spaces. Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; wear a mask; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.  Campus and community resources are available to employees impacted by COVID-19 including a food pantry, a licensed professional counselor and mental health resources, as well as emergency aid. For insurance purposes, please visit https://ers.texas.gov.   If you are not feeling well, call 68-NURSE.

This message is posted for the Odessa College community in compliance with the Timely Notice provisions of the Federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act of 1998. Do not forward this message to individuals or mailing lists within Odessa College. 

If you have any questions or concerns please contact Human Resources.


TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | October 22, 2020 – A member of the Odessa College community has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves an employee in the Children’s Center. The employee is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the Ector County Health Department. The college was notified of the positive test today. The employee was last in the Children’s Center on Monday, October 19th

Students and employees who have been exposed are not required to quarantine; however, should you experience the following COVID-19 symptoms, stay home: Cough; Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing; chills; repeated shaking with chills; muscle pain; headache; sore throat; loss of taste or smell; diarrhea; or feeling feverish or a measured temperature greater than or equal to 99.2 degrees Fahrenheit.

Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. 

Odessa College continues to follow the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread and unpredictability of the COVID-19 virus. The college’s screening and sanitization protocols significantly reduce exposure to the virus in learning and student support spaces. Campus and community resources are available to students impacted by COVID-19 including a food pantry, a licensed professional counselor and mental health resources, as well as emergency aid


TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | October 22, 2020 – A member of the Odessa College community has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves a student active in the Wood Building for Math and Science. The student is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the Ector County Health Department. The learning and student support spaces are being sanitized. The college was notified of the positive test this morning; the student was last on campus October 21st.

You have received this communication because you may have been exposed to a lab-confirmed, positive COVID-19 person on campus or at an approved instructional site. Due to student (FERPA) and medical (HIPAA) confidentiality and privacy laws, the person’s name will not be shared.  Students and employees who, by process of elimination or otherwise, identify the person who tested positive, and threaten or discriminate against that person, will be subject to the college’s discipline and adjudication process. 

Students and employees who have been exposed are not required to quarantine; however, should you experience the following COVID-19 symptoms, stay home: Cough; Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing; chills; repeated shaking with chills; muscle pain; headache; sore throat; loss of taste or smell; diarrhea; or feeling feverish or a measured temperature greater than or equal to 99.2 degrees Fahrenheit.

Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If you are not feeling well, or you would like to schedule a test for COVID-19, please contact our OC CARES partner Medical Center Health System at 432-640-2100 or mchoncall@echd.org. COVID-19 tests are available at discounted rates: $15 for students and $25 for employees. Free testing is available for those who qualify.

Odessa College continues to follow the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread and unpredictability of the COVID-19 virus. The college’s screening and sanitization protocols significantly reduce exposure to the virus in learning and student support spaces. Campus and community resources are available to students impacted by COVID-19 including a food pantry, a licensed professional counselor and mental health resources, as well as emergency aid.


TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | October 22, 2020 – A member of the Odessa College community has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves a student active in the Wood Building for Math and Science. The student is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the Ector County Health Department. The learning and student support spaces are being sanitized. The college was notified of the positive test this morning; the student was last on campus October 21st.

You have received this communication because you may have been exposed to a lab-confirmed, positive COVID-19 person on campus or at an approved instructional site. Due to student (FERPA) and medical (HIPAA) confidentiality and privacy laws, the person’s name will not be shared.  Students and employees who, by process of elimination or otherwise, identify the person who tested positive, and threaten or discriminate against that person, will be subject to the college’s discipline and adjudication process. 

Students and employees who have been exposed are not required to quarantine; however, should you experience the following COVID-19 symptoms, stay home: Cough; Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing; chills; repeated shaking with chills; muscle pain; headache; sore throat; loss of taste or smell; diarrhea; or feeling feverish or a measured temperature greater than or equal to 99.2 degrees Fahrenheit.

Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If you are not feeling well, or you would like to schedule a test for COVID-19, please contact our OC CARES partner Medical Center Health System at 432-640-2100 or mchoncall@echd.org. COVID-19 tests are available at discounted rates: $15 for students and $25 for employees. Free testing is available for those who qualify.

Odessa College continues to follow the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread and unpredictability of the COVID-19 virus. The college’s screening and sanitization protocols significantly reduce exposure to the virus in learning and student support spaces. Campus and community resources are available to students impacted by COVID-19 including a food pantry, a licensed professional counselor and mental health resources, as well as emergency aid.


TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | October 20, 2020 – A member of the Odessa College community has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves an OCA student active in Wilkerson and Deaderick Hall. The student is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the Ector County Health Department. The college was notified of the positive test this afternoon; the student was last on campus October 14th.

You have received this communication because you may have been exposed to a lab-confirmed, positive COVID-19 person on campus or at an approved instructional site. Due to student (FERPA) and medical (HIPAA) confidentiality and privacy laws, the person’s name will not be shared.  Students and employees who, by process of elimination or otherwise, identify the person who tested positive, and threaten or discriminate against that person, will be subject to the college’s discipline and adjudication process. 

Students and employees who have been exposed are not required to quarantine; however, should you experience the following COVID-19 symptoms, stay home: Cough; Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing; chills; repeated shaking with chills; muscle pain; headache; sore throat; loss of taste or smell; diarrhea; or feeling feverish or a measured temperature greater than or equal to 99.2 degrees Fahrenheit.

Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If you are not feeling well, or you would like to schedule a test for COVID-19, please contact our OC CARES partner Medical Center Health System at 432-640-2100 or mchoncall@echd.org. COVID-19 tests are available at discounted rates: $15 for students and $25 for employees. Free testing is available for those who qualify.

Odessa College continues to follow the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread and unpredictability of the COVID-19 virus. The college’s screening and sanitization protocols significantly reduce exposure to the virus in learning and student support spaces. Campus and community resources are available to students impacted by COVID-19 including a food pantry, a licensed professional counselor and mental health resources, as well as emergency aid.


TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | October 20, 2020 – A member of the Odessa College community has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves an OC TECHS student active in the LRC and the ET Building. The student is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the Ector County Health Department. The learning and student support spaces will be sanitized. The college was notified of the positive test this morning; the student was last on campus October 19.

You have received this communication because you may have been exposed to a lab-confirmed, positive COVID-19 person on campus or at an approved instructional site. Due to student (FERPA) and medical (HIPAA) confidentiality and privacy laws, the person’s name will not be shared.  Students and employees who, by process of elimination or otherwise, identify the person who tested positive, and threaten or discriminate against that person, will be subject to the college’s discipline and adjudication process. 

Students and employees who have been exposed are not required to quarantine; however, should you experience the following COVID-19 symptoms, stay home: Cough; Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing; chills; repeated shaking with chills; muscle pain; headache; sore throat; loss of taste or smell; diarrhea; or feeling feverish or a measured temperature greater than or equal to 99.2 degrees Fahrenheit. 

Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If you are not feeling well, or you would like to schedule a test for COVID-19, please contact our OC CARES partner Medical Center Health System at 432-640-2100 or mchoncall@echd.org. COVID-19 tests are available at discounted rates: $15 for students and $25 for employees. Free testing is available for those who qualify.

Odessa College continues to follow the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread and unpredictability of the COVID-19 virus. The college’s screening and sanitization protocols significantly reduce exposure to the virus in learning and student support spaces. Campus and community resources are available to students impacted by COVID-19 including a food pantry, a licensed professional counselor and mental health resources, as well as emergency aid.


TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | October 19, 2020 – A member of the Odessa College community has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves two students at the Odessa College Pecos Center. The college was notified of the positive tests today. One student is active in the PBTISD dual credit welding program and was last at the Center on Tuesday, October 13th. The other student visited the Center for orientation and student service support this morning. Both students are in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the Department.

You have received this communication because you may have been exposed to a lab-confirmed, positive COVID-19 person on campus or at an approved instructional site. Due to student (FERPA) and medical (HIPAA) confidentiality and privacy laws, the person’s name will not be shared.  Students and employees who, by process of elimination or otherwise, identify the person who tested positive, and threaten or discriminate against that person, will be subject to the college’s discipline and adjudication process. 

Students and employees who have been exposed are not required to quarantine; however, should you experience the following COVID-19 symptoms, stay home: Cough; Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing; chills; repeated shaking with chills; muscle pain; headache; sore throat; loss of taste or smell; diarrhea; or feeling feverish or a measured temperature greater than or equal to 99.2 degrees Fahrenheit.

Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If you are not feeling well, or you would like to schedule a test for COVID-19, please contact our OC CARES partner Medical Center Health System at 432-640-2100 or mchoncall@echd.org. COVID-19 tests are available at discounted rates: $15 for students and $25 for employees. Free testing is available for those who qualify.

Odessa College continues to follow the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread and unpredictability of the COVID-19 virus. The college’s screening and sanitization protocols significantly reduce exposure to the virus in learning and student support spaces. Campus and community resources are available to students impacted by COVID-19 including a food pantry, a licensed professional counselor and mental health resources, as well as emergency aid.


TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | October 19, 2020 – A member of the Odessa College community has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves a student active in Wilkerson Hall and the Wood Building for Math and Science. The student is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the Ector County Health Department. The college was notified of the positive test today; the student was last on campus October 13th.

You have received this communication because you may have been exposed to a lab-confirmed, positive COVID-19 person on campus or at an approved instructional site. Due to student (FERPA) and medical (HIPAA) confidentiality and privacy laws, the person’s name will not be shared.  Students and employees who, by process of elimination or otherwise, identify the person who tested positive, and threaten or discriminate against that person, will be subject to the college’s discipline and adjudication process. 

Students and employees who have been exposed are not required to quarantine; however, should you experience the following COVID-19 symptoms, stay home: Cough; Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing; chills; repeated shaking with chills; muscle pain; headache; sore throat; loss of taste or smell; diarrhea; or feeling feverish or a measured temperature greater than or equal to 99.2 degrees Fahrenheit.

Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If you are not feeling well, or you would like to schedule a test for COVID-19, please contact our OC CARES partner Medical Center Health System at 432-640-2100 or mchoncall@echd.org. COVID-19 tests are available at discounted rates: $15 for students and $25 for employees. Free testing is available for those who qualify. 

Odessa College continues to follow the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread and unpredictability of the COVID-19 virus. The college’s screening and sanitization protocols significantly reduce exposure to the virus in learning and student support spaces. Campus and community resources are available to students impacted by COVID-19 including a food pantry, a licensed professional counselor and mental health resources, as well as emergency aid.


TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | October 19, 2020 – A member of the Odessa College community has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves an instructor active in the Health Sciences Building. The instructor is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the Ector County Health Department. The college was notified of the positive test today; the instructor was last on campus October 15th

You have received this communication because you may have been exposed to a lab-confirmed, positive COVID-19 person on campus or at an approved instructional site. Due to student (FERPA) and medical (HIPAA) confidentiality and privacy laws, the person’s name will not be shared.  Students and employees who, by process of elimination or otherwise, identify the person who tested positive, and threaten or discriminate against that person, will be subject to the college’s discipline and adjudication process. 

Students and employees who have been exposed are not required to quarantine; however, should you experience the following COVID-19 symptoms, stay home: Cough; Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing; chills; repeated shaking with chills; muscle pain; headache; sore throat; loss of taste or smell; diarrhea; or feeling feverish or a measured temperature greater than or equal to 99.2 degrees Fahrenheit.

Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If you are not feeling well, or you would like to schedule a test for COVID-19, please contact our OC CARES partner Medical Center Health System at 432-640-2100 or mchoncall@echd.org. COVID-19 tests are available at discounted rates: $15 for students and $25 for employees. Free testing is available for those who qualify. 

Odessa College continues to follow the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread and unpredictability of the COVID-19 virus. The college’s screening and sanitization protocols significantly reduce exposure to the virus in learning and student support spaces. Campus and community resources are available to students impacted by COVID-19 including a food pantry, a licensed professional counselor and mental health resources, as well as emergency aid.


TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | October 19, 2020 – A member of the Odessa College community has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves an instructor active in the Wood Building for Math and Science. The instructor is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the Ector County Health Department. The college was notified of the positive test October 15th; the instructor was last on campus October 8th.

You have received this communication because you may have been exposed to a lab-confirmed, positive COVID-19 person on campus or at an approved instructional site. Due to student (FERPA) and medical (HIPAA) confidentiality and privacy laws, the person’s name will not be shared.  Students and employees who, by process of elimination or otherwise, identify the person who tested positive, and threaten or discriminate against that person, will be subject to the college’s discipline and adjudication process.  

Students and employees who have been exposed are not required to quarantine; however, should you experience the following COVID-19 symptoms, stay home: Cough; Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing; chills; repeated shaking with chills; muscle pain; headache; sore throat; loss of taste or smell; diarrhea; or feeling feverish or a measured temperature greater than or equal to 99.2 degrees Fahrenheit.

Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If you are not feeling well, or you would like to schedule a test for COVID-19, please contact our OC CARES partner Medical Center Health System at 432-640-2100 or mchoncall@echd.org. COVID-19 tests are available at discounted rates: $15 for students and $25 for employees. Free testing is available for those who qualify.

Odessa College continues to follow the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread and unpredictability of the COVID-19 virus. The college’s screening and sanitization protocols significantly reduce exposure to the virus in learning and student support spaces. Campus and community resources are available to students impacted by COVID-19 including a food pantry, a licensed professional counselor and mental health resources, as well as emergency aid.


TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | October 15, 2020 – A  employee has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves an employee who was active in the Math Wood and Science building- Math Suite.  The employee is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the Ector County Health Department.  The College was notified on the afternoon of October 15, 2020.  The employee has not been on the Odessa College campus since the evening of October 08, 2020.

The Math Wood and Science building- Math Suite. is being sanitized and cleaned according to protocol.   

Odessa College continues to follow the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread and unpredictability of the COVID-19 virus including daily mandatory health screenings; protocols to facilitate social distancing and limit loitering;  as well as frequently sanitizing campus work, learning and common spaces. Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; wear a mask; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.  Campus and community resources are available to employees impacted by COVID-19 including a food pantry, a licensed professional counselor and mental health resources, as well as emergency aid. For insurance purposes, please visit https://ers.texas.gov.   If you are not feeling well, call 68-NURSE.

This message is posted for the Odessa College community in compliance with the Timely Notice provisions of the Federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act of 1998. Do not forward this message to individuals or mailing lists within Odessa College.

If you have any questions or concerns please contact Human Resources.


TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | October 14, 2020 – A member of the Odessa College community has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves a student active in Wilkerson Hall and the Wood Building for Math and Science. The student is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the Ector County Health Department. The college was notified of the positive test today. The student was last on campus Monday, October 12th.

You have received this communication because you may have been exposed to a lab-confirmed, positive COVID-19 person on campus or at an approved instructional site. Due to student (FERPA) and medical (HIPAA) confidentiality and privacy laws, the person’s name will not be shared.  Students and employees who, by process of elimination or otherwise, identify the person who tested positive, and threaten or discriminate against that person, will be subject to the college’s discipline and adjudication process. 

Students and employees who have been exposed are not required to quarantine; however, should you experience the following COVID-19 symptoms, stay home: Cough; Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing; chills; repeated shaking with chills; muscle pain; headache; sore throat; loss of taste or smell; diarrhea; or feeling feverish or a measured temperature greater than or equal to 99.2 degrees Fahrenheit. 

Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If you are not feeling well, or you would like to schedule a test for COVID-19, please contact our OC CARES partner Medical Center Health System at 432-640-2100 or mchoncall@echd.org. COVID-19 tests are available at discounted rates: $15 for students and $25 for employees. Free testing is available for those who qualify.

Odessa College continues to follow the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread and unpredictability of the COVID-19 virus. The college’s screening and sanitization protocols significantly reduce exposure to the virus in learning and student support spaces. Campus and community resources are available to students impacted by COVID-19 including a food pantry, a licensed professional counselor and mental health resources, as well as emergency aid.


TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | October 14, 2020 – A member of the Odessa College community has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves a student who lives in residence and is enrolled in online courses. The student has been in isolation since Sunday, October 11th, and is receiving care following protocols from the Ector County Health Department. The college was notified of the positive test this evening. 

You have received this communication because you may have been exposed to a lab-confirmed, positive COVID-19 person on campus or at an approved instructional site. Due to student (FERPA) and medical (HIPAA) confidentiality and privacy laws, the person’s name will not be shared.  Students and employees who, by process of elimination or otherwise, identify the person who tested positive, and threaten or discriminate against that person, will be subject to the college’s discipline and adjudication process. 

Students and employees who have been exposed are not required to quarantine; however, should you experience the following COVID-19 symptoms, stay home: Cough; Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing; chills; repeated shaking with chills; muscle pain; headache; sore throat; loss of taste or smell; diarrhea; or feeling feverish or a measured temperature greater than or equal to 99.2 degrees Fahrenheit.

Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If you are not feeling well, or you would like to schedule a test for COVID-19, please contact our OC CARES partner Medical Center Health System at 432-640-2100 or mchoncall@echd.org. COVID-19 tests are available at discounted rates: $15 for students and $25 for employees. Free testing is available for those who qualify.

Odessa College continues to follow the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread and unpredictability of the COVID-19 virus. The college’s screening and sanitization protocols significantly reduce exposure to the virus in learning and student support spaces. Campus and community resources are available to students impacted by COVID-19 including a food pantry, a licensed professional counselor and mental health resources, as well as emergency aid.


TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | October 13, 2020 – A member of the Odessa College community has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves a parent from the Children’s Center. The child enrolled in the center is not experiencing symptoms at this time. The family is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the Ector County Health Department. The college was notified of the positive test today. Per the Children’s Center protocol, the parent has not entered the Center since re-opening this summer. 

Students and employees who have been exposed are not required to quarantine; however, should you experience the following COVID-19 symptoms, stay home: Cough; Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing; chills; repeated shaking with chills; muscle pain; headache; sore throat; loss of taste or smell; diarrhea; or feeling feverish or a measured temperature greater than or equal to 99.2 degrees Fahrenheit. 

Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. 

Odessa College continues to follow the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread and unpredictability of the COVID-19 virus. The college’s screening and sanitization protocols significantly reduce exposure to the virus in learning and student support spaces. Campus and community resources are available to students impacted by COVID-19 including a food pantry, a licensed professional counselor and mental health resources, as well as emergency aid.


TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | October 13, 2020 – A member of the Odessa College community has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves a student active in the Health Sciences Building. The student is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the Ector County Health Department. The college was notified of the positive test today. The student was last on campus Monday, October 12th.

You have received this communication because you may have been exposed to a lab-confirmed, positive COVID-19 person on campus or at an approved instructional site. Due to student (FERPA) and medical (HIPAA) confidentiality and privacy laws, the person’s name will not be shared.  Students and employees who, by process of elimination or otherwise, identify the person who tested positive, and threaten or discriminate against that person, will be subject to the college’s discipline and adjudication process. 

Students and employees who have been exposed are not required to quarantine; however, should you experience the following COVID-19 symptoms, stay home: Cough; Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing; chills; repeated shaking with chills; muscle pain; headache; sore throat; loss of taste or smell; diarrhea; or feeling feverish or a measured temperature greater than or equal to 99.2 degrees Fahrenheit.

Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If you are not feeling well, or you would like to schedule a test for COVID-19, please contact our OC CARES partner Medical Center Health System at 432-640-2100 or mchoncall@echd.org. COVID-19 tests are available at discounted rates: $15 for students and $25 for employees. Free testing is available for those who qualify.

Odessa College continues to follow the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread and unpredictability of the COVID-19 virus. The college’s screening and sanitization protocols significantly reduce exposure to the virus in learning and student support spaces. Campus and community resources are available to students impacted by COVID-19 including a food pantry, a licensed professional counselor and mental health resources, as well as emergency aid


TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | October 12, 2020 – A member of the Odessa College community has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves an OC TECHS student active in Wilkerson Hall and the ET Building. The student is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the Ector County Health Department. The college was notified of the positive test today. The student did not attend class last week.

You have received this communication because you may have been exposed to a lab-confirmed, positive COVID-19 person on campus or at an approved instructional site. Due to student (FERPA) and medical (HIPAA) confidentiality and privacy laws, the person’s name will not be shared.  Students and employees who, by process of elimination or otherwise, identify the person who tested positive, and threaten or discriminate against that person, will be subject to the college’s discipline and adjudication process. 

Students and employees who have been exposed are not required to quarantine; however, should you experience the following COVID-19 symptoms, stay home: Cough; Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing; chills; repeated shaking with chills; muscle pain; headache; sore throat; loss of taste or smell; diarrhea; or feeling feverish or a measured temperature greater than or equal to 99.2 degrees Fahrenheit.

Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If you are not feeling well, or you would like to schedule a test for COVID-19, please contact our OC CARES partner Medical Center Health System at 432-640-2100 or mchoncall@echd.org. COVID-19 tests are available at discounted rates: $15 for students and $25 for employees. Free testing is available for those who qualify.

Odessa College continues to follow the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread and unpredictability of the COVID-19 virus. The college’s screening and sanitization protocols significantly reduce exposure to the virus in learning and student support spaces. Campus and community resources are available to students impacted by COVID-19 including a food pantry, a licensed professional counselor and mental health resources, as well as emergency aid.


TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | October 12, 2020 – A member of the Odessa College community has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves a student active in Wilkerson Hall. The student is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the Ector County Health Department. The college was notified of the positive test today. The student did not attend class last week.

You have received this communication because you may have been exposed to a lab-confirmed, positive COVID-19 person on campus or at an approved instructional site. Due to student (FERPA) and medical (HIPAA) confidentiality and privacy laws, the person’s name will not be shared.  Students and employees who, by process of elimination or otherwise, identify the person who tested positive, and threaten or discriminate against that person, will be subject to the college’s discipline and adjudication process. 

Students and employees who have been exposed are not required to quarantine; however, should you experience the following COVID-19 symptoms, stay home: Cough; Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing; chills; repeated shaking with chills; muscle pain; headache; sore throat; loss of taste or smell; diarrhea; or feeling feverish or a measured temperature greater than or equal to 99.2 degrees Fahrenheit.

Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If you are not feeling well, or you would like to schedule a test for COVID-19, please contact our OC CARES partner Medical Center Health System at 432-640-2100 or mchoncall@echd.org. COVID-19 tests are available at discounted rates: $15 for students and $25 for employees. Free testing is available for those who qualify.

Odessa College continues to follow the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread and unpredictability of the COVID-19 virus. The college’s screening and sanitization protocols significantly reduce exposure to the virus in learning and student support spaces. Campus and community resources are available to students impacted by COVID-19 including a food pantry, a licensed professional counselor and mental health resources, as well as emergency aid.


TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | October 10, 2020 – A  employee has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves an employee who was active in the Auto Diesel Tech Training Facility.  The employee is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the Ector County Health Department.  The College was notified on the afternoon of October 10, 2020.  The employee has not been on the Odessa College campus since the evening of October 09, 2020.

The Auto Diesel Tech Training Facility is being sanitized and cleaned according to protocol.   

Odessa College continues to follow the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread and unpredictability of the COVID-19 virus including daily mandatory health screenings; protocols to facilitate social distancing and limit loitering;  as well as frequently sanitizing campus work, learning and common spaces. Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; wear a mask; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.  Campus and community resources are available to employees impacted by COVID-19 including a food pantry, a licensed professional counselor and mental health resources, as well as emergency aid. For insurance purposes, please visit https://ers.texas.gov.   If you are not feeling well, call 68-NURSE.

This message is posted for the Odessa College community in compliance with the Timely Notice provisions of the Federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act of 1998. Do not forward this message to individuals or mailing lists within Odessa College.

If you have any questions or concerns please contact Human Resources.


TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | October 7, 2020 – A member of the Odessa College community has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves an evening student active in the Wood Building for Math and Science. The student is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the Ector County Health Department. The college was notified of the positive test today. The student was last on campus Wednesday, September 30th.

You have received this communication because you may have been exposed to a lab-confirmed, positive COVID-19 person on campus or at an approved instructional site. Due to student (FERPA) and medical (HIPAA) confidentiality and privacy laws, the person’s name will not be shared.  Students and employees who, by process of elimination or otherwise, identify the person who tested positive, and threaten or discriminate against that person, will be subject to the college’s discipline and adjudication process. 

Students and employees who have been exposed are not required to quarantine; however, should you experience the following COVID-19 symptoms, stay home: Cough; Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing; chills; repeated shaking with chills; muscle pain; headache; sore throat; loss of taste or smell; diarrhea; or feeling feverish or a measured temperature greater than or equal to 99.2 degrees Fahrenheit. 

Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If you are not feeling well, or you would like to schedule a test for COVID-19, please contact our OC CARES partner Medical Center Health System at 432-640-2100 or mchoncall@echd.org. COVID-19 tests are available at discounted rates: $15 for students and $25 for employees. Free testing is available for those who qualify.

Odessa College continues to follow the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread and unpredictability of the COVID-19 virus. The college’s screening and sanitization protocols significantly reduce exposure to the virus in learning and student support spaces. Campus and community resources are available to students impacted by COVID-19 including a food pantry, a licensed professional counselor and mental health resources, as well as emergency aid.


TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | October 7, 2020 – A member of the Odessa College community has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves a parent from the Children’s Center. The children are not experiencing symptoms at this time. The family is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the Ector County Health Department. The college was notified of the positive test today. Per the Children’s Center protocol, the parent has not entered the Center since re-opening in this summer. 

Students and employees who have been exposed are not required to quarantine; however, should you experience the following COVID-19 symptoms, stay home: Cough; Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing; chills; repeated shaking with chills; muscle pain; headache; sore throat; loss of taste or smell; diarrhea; or feeling feverish or a measured temperature greater than or equal to 99.2 degrees Fahrenheit.

Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.  

Odessa College continues to follow the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread and unpredictability of the COVID-19 virus. The college’s screening and sanitization protocols significantly reduce exposure to the virus in learning and student support spaces. Campus and community resources are available to students impacted by COVID-19 including a food pantry, a licensed professional counselor and mental health resources, as well as emergency aid.


TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | October 7, 2020 – A member of the Odessa College community has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves a student active in the Health Sciences Building. The student is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the Ector County Health Department. The learning and student support spaces will be sanitized. The college was notified of the positive test today. The student was last on campus Tuesday, October 6th

You have received this communication because you may have been exposed to a lab-confirmed, positive COVID-19 person on campus or at an approved instructional site. Due to student (FERPA) and medical (HIPAA) confidentiality and privacy laws, the person’s name will not be shared.  Students and employees who, by process of elimination or otherwise, identify the person who tested positive, and threaten or discriminate against that person, will be subject to the college’s discipline and adjudication process. 

Students and employees who have been exposed are not required to quarantine; however, should you experience the following COVID-19 symptoms, stay home: Cough; Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing; chills; repeated shaking with chills; muscle pain; headache; sore throat; loss of taste or smell; diarrhea; or feeling feverish or a measured temperature greater than or equal to 99.2 degrees Fahrenheit.

Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If you are not feeling well, or you would like to schedule a test for COVID-19, please contact our OC CARES partner Medical Center Health System at 432-640-2100 or mchoncall@echd.org. COVID-19 tests are available at discounted rates: $15 for students and $25 for employees. Free testing is available for those who qualify.

Odessa College continues to follow the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread and unpredictability of the COVID-19 virus. The college’s screening and sanitization protocols significantly reduce exposure to the virus in learning and student support spaces. Campus and community resources are available to students impacted by COVID-19 including a food pantry, a licensed professional counselor and mental health resources, as well as emergency aid.


TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | October 7, 2020 – A member of the Odessa College community has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves a student active in the Wood Building for Math and Science as well as the Sports Center. The student is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the Ector County Health Department. The college was notified of the positive test last night. The student was last on campus Thursday, October 1st

You have received this communication because you may have been exposed to a lab-confirmed, positive COVID-19 person on campus or at an approved instructional site. Due to student (FERPA) and medical (HIPAA) confidentiality and privacy laws, the person’s name will not be shared.  Students and employees who, by process of elimination or otherwise, identify the person who tested positive, and threaten or discriminate against that person, will be subject to the college’s discipline and adjudication process. 

Students and employees who have been exposed are not required to quarantine; however, should you experience the following COVID-19 symptoms, stay home: Cough; Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing; chills; repeated shaking with chills; muscle pain; headache; sore throat; loss of taste or smell; diarrhea; or feeling feverish or a measured temperature greater than or equal to 99.2 degrees Fahrenheit.

Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If you are not feeling well, or you would like to schedule a test for COVID-19, please contact our OC CARES partner Medical Center Health System at 432-640-2100 or mchoncall@echd.org. COVID-19 tests are available at discounted rates: $15 for students and $25 for employees. Free testing is available for those who qualify. 

Odessa College continues to follow the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread and unpredictability of the COVID-19 virus. The college’s screening and sanitization protocols significantly reduce exposure to the virus in learning and student support spaces. Campus and community resources are available to students impacted by COVID-19 including a food pantry, a licensed professional counselor and mental health resources, as well as emergency aid.


TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | October 7, 2020 – A member of the Odessa College community has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves an evening student who was active in Wilkerson Hall. The student is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the Ector County Health Department. The college was notified of the positive test today. The student was last on campus Thursday, October 1st.

You have received this communication because you may have been exposed to a lab-confirmed, positive COVID-19 person on campus or at an approved instructional site. Due to student (FERPA) and medical (HIPAA) confidentiality and privacy laws, the person’s name will not be shared.  Students and employees who, by process of elimination or otherwise, identify the person who tested positive, and threaten or discriminate against that person, will be subject to the college’s discipline and adjudication process. 

Students and employees who have been exposed are not required to quarantine; however, should you experience the following COVID-19 symptoms, stay home: Cough; Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing; chills; repeated shaking with chills; muscle pain; headache; sore throat; loss of taste or smell; diarrhea; or feeling feverish or a measured temperature greater than or equal to 99.2 degrees Fahrenheit.

Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If you are not feeling well, or you would like to schedule a test for COVID-19, please contact our OC CARES partner Medical Center Health System at 432-640-2100 or mchoncall@echd.org. COVID-19 tests are available at discounted rates: $15 for students and $25 for employees. Free testing is available for those who qualify. 

Odessa College continues to follow the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread and unpredictability of the COVID-19 virus. The college’s screening and sanitization protocols significantly reduce exposure to the virus in learning and student support spaces. Campus and community resources are available to students impacted by COVID-19 including a food pantry, a licensed professional counselor and mental health resources, as well as emergency aid.


TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | October 6, 2020 – A member of the Odessa College community has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves an early college high school student who was active in Sedate Hall. The student is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the Ector County Health Department. The learning and student support spaces are being sanitized. The college was notified of the positive test today. The student was last on campus Monday, October 5th.

You have received this communication because you may have been exposed to a lab-confirmed, positive COVID-19 person on campus or at an approved instructional site. Due to student (FERPA) and medical (HIPAA) confidentiality and privacy laws, the person’s name will not be shared.  Students and employees who, by process of elimination or otherwise, identify the person who tested positive, and threaten or discriminate against that person, will be subject to the college’s discipline and adjudication process. 

Students and employees who have been exposed are not required to quarantine; however, should you experience the following COVID-19 symptoms, stay home: Cough; Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing; chills; repeated shaking with chills; muscle pain; headache; sore throat; loss of taste or smell; diarrhea; or feeling feverish or a measured temperature greater than or equal to 99.2 degrees Fahrenheit.

Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If you are not feeling well, or you would like to schedule a test for COVID-19, please contact our OC CARES partner Medical Center Health System at 432-640-2100 or mchoncall@echd.org. COVID-19 tests are available at discounted rates: $15 for students and $25 for employees. Free testing is available for those who qualify.

Odessa College continues to follow the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread and unpredictability of the COVID-19 virus. The college’s screening and sanitization protocols significantly reduce exposure to the virus in learning and student support spaces. Campus and community resources are available to students impacted by COVID-19 including a food pantry, a licensed professional counselor and mental health resources, as well as emergency aid.


TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | October 6, 2020 – A member of the Odessa College community has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves an employee who was active in the Dean’s Suit of the Spur Building. The employee is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the Ector County Health Department. The college was notified of the positive test last night. The employee was last on campus Monday, October 5, 2020 .

You have received this communication because you may have been exposed to a lab-confirmed, positive COVID-19 person on campus or at an approved instructional site. Due to student (FERPA) and medical (HIPAA) confidentiality and privacy laws, the person’s name will not be shared.  Students and employees who, by process of elimination or otherwise, identify the person who tested positive, and threaten or discriminate against that person, will be subject to the college’s discipline and adjudication process.  

Students and employees who have been exposed are not required to quarantine; however, should you experience the following COVID-19 symptoms, stay home: Cough; Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing; chills; repeated shaking with chills; muscle pain; headache; sore throat; loss of taste or smell; diarrhea; or feeling feverish or a measured temperature greater than or equal to 99.2 degrees Fahrenheit.

Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If you are not feeling well, or you would like to schedule a test for COVID-19, please contact our OC CARES partner Medical Center Health System at 432-640-2100 or mchoncall@echd.org. COVID-19 tests are available at discounted rates: $15 for students and $25 for employees. Free testing is available for those who qualify.

Odessa College continues to follow the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread and unpredictability of the COVID-19 virus. The college’s screening and sanitization protocols significantly reduce exposure to the virus in learning and student support spaces. Campus and community resources are available to students impacted by COVID-19 including a food pantry, a licensed professional counselor and mental health resources, as well as emergency aid.


TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | October 5, 2020 – A member of the Odessa College community has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves an employee who was active in the Cosmetology Building. The employee is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the Ector County Health Department. The college was notified of the positive test last night. The employee was last on campus Friday, October 2, 2020 .

You have received this communication because you may have been exposed to a lab-confirmed, positive COVID-19 person on campus or at an approved instructional site. Due to student (FERPA) and medical (HIPAA) confidentiality and privacy laws, the person’s name will not be shared.  Students and employees who, by process of elimination or otherwise, identify the person who tested positive, and threaten or discriminate against that person, will be subject to the college’s discipline and adjudication process. 

Students and employees who have been exposed are not required to quarantine; however, should you experience the following COVID-19 symptoms, stay home: Cough; Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing; chills; repeated shaking with chills; muscle pain; headache; sore throat; loss of taste or smell; diarrhea; or feeling feverish or a measured temperature greater than or equal to 99.2 degrees Fahrenheit. 

Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If you are not feeling well, or you would like to schedule a test for COVID-19, please contact our OC CARES partner Medical Center Health System at 432-640-2100 or mchoncall@echd.org. COVID-19 tests are available at discounted rates: $15 for students and $25 for employees. Free testing is available for those who qualify.

Odessa College continues to follow the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread and unpredictability of the COVID-19 virus. The college’s screening and sanitization protocols significantly reduce exposure to the virus in learning and student support spaces. Campus and community resources are available to students impacted by COVID-19 including a food pantry, a licensed professional counselor and mental health resources, as well as emergency aid


TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | October 4, 2020 – A member of the Odessa College community has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves a student active in the Cosmetology Building. The student is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the Ector County Health Department. The college was notified of the positive test this evening. The employee was last on campus Thursday, October 1, 2020.

You have received this communication because you may have been exposed to a lab-confirmed, positive COVID-19 person on campus or at an approved instructional site. Due to student (FERPA) and medical (HIPAA) confidentiality and privacy laws, the person’s name will not be shared.  Students and employees who, by process of elimination or otherwise, identify the person who tested positive, and threaten or discriminate against that person, will be subject to the college’s discipline and adjudication process. 

Students and employees who have been exposed are not required to quarantine; however, should you experience the following COVID-19 symptoms, stay home: Cough; Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing; chills; repeated shaking with chills; muscle pain; headache; sore throat; loss of taste or smell; diarrhea; or feeling feverish or a measured temperature greater than or equal to 99.2 degrees Fahrenheit.

Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If you are not feeling well, or you would like to schedule a test for COVID-19, please contact our OC CARES partner Medical Center Health System at 432-640-2100 or mchoncall@echd.org. COVID-19 tests are available at discounted rates: $15 for students and $25 for employees. Free testing is available for those who qualify. 

Odessa College continues to follow the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread and unpredictability of the COVID-19 virus. The college’s screening and sanitization protocols significantly reduce exposure to the virus in learning and student support spaces. Campus and community resources are available to students impacted by COVID-19 including a food pantry, a licensed professional counselor and mental health resources, as well as emergency aid.


TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | October 1, 2020 – A member of the Odessa College community has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves an evening student who was active in Wilkerson Hall. The student is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the Ector County Health Department. The college was notified of the positive test this evening. The employee was last on campus Thursday, September 24th.

You have received this communication because you may have been exposed to a lab-confirmed, positive COVID-19 person on campus or at an approved instructional site. Due to student (FERPA) and medical (HIPAA) confidentiality and privacy laws, the person’s name will not be shared.  Students and employees who, by process of elimination or otherwise, identify the person who tested positive, and threaten or discriminate against that person, will be subject to the college’s discipline and adjudication process. 

 Students and employees who have been exposed are not required to quarantine; however, should you experience the following COVID-19 symptoms, stay home: Cough; Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing; chills; repeated shaking with chills; muscle pain; headache; sore throat; loss of taste or smell; diarrhea; or feeling feverish or a measured temperature greater than or equal to 99.2 degrees Fahrenheit.

 Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If you are not feeling well, or you would like to schedule a test for COVID-19, please contact our OC CARES partner Medical Center Health System at 432-640-2100 or mchoncall@echd.org. COVID-19 tests are available at discounted rates: $15 for students and $25 for employees. Free testing is available for those who qualify.

Odessa College continues to follow the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread and unpredictability of the COVID-19 virus. The college’s screening and sanitization protocols significantly reduce exposure to the virus in learning and student support spaces. Campus and community resources are available to students impacted by COVID-19 including a food pantry, a licensed professional counselor and mental health resources, as well as emergency aid.


TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | September 28, 2020 – A  employee has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves an employee who was active in the Health Sciences Building.  The employee is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the Ector County Health Department.  The College was notified in the afternoon of September 28, 2020.  The employee has not been on the Odessa College campus since September 22, 2020.  

The Health Sciences Building is being sanitized and cleaned according to protocol.    

Odessa College continues to follow the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread and unpredictability of the COVID-19 virus including daily mandatory health screenings; protocols to facilitate social distancing and limit loitering; as well as frequently sanitizing campus work, learning and common spaces. Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; wear a mask; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. Campus and community resources are available to employees impacted by COVID-19 including a food pantry, a licensed professional counselor and mental health resources, as well as emergency aid. For insurance purposes, please visit https://ers.texas.gov.  If you are not feeling well, call 68-NURSE.

This message is posted for the Odessa College community in compliance with the Timely Notice provisions of the Federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act of 1998. Do not forward this message to individuals or mailing lists within Odessa College

If you have any questions or concerns please contact Human Resources. 


TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | September 28, 2020 – A member of the Odessa College community has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves a dual credit student who was active in the ET Building. The student is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the Ector County Health Department. The learning and student support spaces are being sanitized. The college was notified of the positive test this evening. The employee was last on campus Monday, September 28, 2020.

You have received this communication because you may have been exposed to a lab-confirmed, positive COVID-19 person on campus or at an approved instructional site. Due to student (FERPA) and medical (HIPAA) confidentiality and privacy laws, the person’s name will not be shared.  Students and employees who, by process of elimination or otherwise, identify the person who tested positive, and threaten or discriminate against that person, will be subject to the college’s discipline and adjudication process.  

Students and employees who have been exposed are not required to quarantine; however, should you experience the following COVID-19 symptoms, stay home: Cough; Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing; chills; repeated shaking with chills; muscle pain; headache; sore throat; loss of taste or smell; diarrhea; or feeling feverish or a measured temperature greater than or equal to 99.2 degrees Fahrenheit.

Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If you are not feeling well, call 68-NURSE.

Odessa College continues to follow the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread and unpredictability of the COVID-19 virus. The college’s screening and sanitization protocols significantly reduce exposure to the virus in learning and student support spaces. Campus and community resources are available to students impacted by COVID-19 including a food pantry, a licensed professional counselor and mental health resources, as well as emergency aid.


TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | September 27, 2020 – A member of the Odessa College community has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves a student who was active in the Sewell Auto Tech Center. The student is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the Ector County Health Department. The learning and student support spaces are being sanitized. The college was notified of the positive test yesterday. The employee was last on campus Thursday, September 17, 2020.

You have received this communication because you may have been exposed to a lab-confirmed, positive COVID-19 person on campus or at an approved instructional site. Due to student (FERPA) and medical (HIPAA) confidentiality and privacy laws, the person’s name will not be shared.  Students and employees who, by process of elimination or otherwise, identify the person who tested positive, and threaten or discriminate against that person, will be subject to the college’s discipline and adjudication process. 

Students and employees who have been exposed are not required to quarantine; however, should you experience the following COVID-19 symptoms, stay home: Cough; Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing; chills; repeated shaking with chills; muscle pain; headache; sore throat; loss of taste or smell; diarrhea; or feeling feverish or a measured temperature greater than or equal to 99.2 degrees Fahrenheit.

Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If you are not feeling well, call 68-NURSE.

Odessa College continues to follow the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread and unpredictability of the COVID-19 virus. The college’s screening and sanitization protocols significantly reduce exposure to the virus in learning and student support spaces. Campus and community resources are available to students impacted by COVID-19 including a food pantry, a licensed professional counselor and mental health resources, as well as emergency aid.


TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | September 26, 2020 – A member of the Odessa College community has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves a student who was active in the Cosmetology Building. The student is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the Ector County Health Department. The learning and student support spaces are being sanitized. The college was notified of the positive test yesterday. The employee was last on campus Tuesday, September 22, 2020. 

You have received this communication because you may have been exposed to a lab-confirmed, positive COVID-19 person on campus or at an approved instructional site. Due to student (FERPA) and medical (HIPAA) confidentiality and privacy laws, the person’s name will not be shared.  Students and employees who, by process of elimination or otherwise, identify the person who tested positive, and threaten or discriminate against that person, will be subject to the college’s discipline and adjudication process. 

Students and employees who have been exposed are not required to quarantine; however, should you experience the following COVID-19 symptoms, stay home: Cough; Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing; chills; repeated shaking with chills; muscle pain; headache; sore throat; loss of taste or smell; diarrhea; or feeling feverish or a measured temperature greater than or equal to 99.2 degrees Fahrenheit. 

Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If you are not feeling well, call 68-NURSE.

Odessa College continues to follow the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread and unpredictability of the COVID-19 virus. The college’s screening and sanitization protocols significantly reduce exposure to the virus in learning and student support spaces. Campus and community resources are available to students impacted by COVID-19 including a food pantry, a licensed professional counselor and mental health resources, as well as emergency aid.


TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | September 24, 2020 – A  employee has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves an employee who was active in the Administration Building.  The employee is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the Ector County Health Department.  The College was notified on the evening of September 22, 2020.  The employee has not been on the Odessa College campus since the evening of September 22, 2020. 

The Administration Building is being sanitized and cleaned according to protocol.   

Odessa College continues to follow the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread and unpredictability of the COVID-19 virus including daily mandatory health screenings; protocols to facilitate social distancing and limit loitering;  as well as frequently sanitizing campus work, learning and common spaces. Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; wear a mask; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.  Campus and community resources are available to employees impacted by COVID-19 including a food pantry, a licensed professional counselor and mental health resources, as well as emergency aid. For insurance purposes, please visit https://ers.texas.gov.   If you are not feeling well, call 68-NURSE.

This message is posted for the Odessa College community in compliance with the Timely Notice provisions of the Federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act of 1998. Do not forward this message to individuals or mailing lists within Odessa College.


TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | September 23, 2020 – A member of the Odessa College community has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves an employee who is active in Wilkerson Hall. The employee is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the Ector County Health Department. The college was notified of the positive test today. The employee was last on campus Wednesday, September 23, 2020.

You have received this communication because you may have been exposed to a lab-confirmed, positive COVID-19 person on campus or at an approved instructional site. Due to student (FERPA) and medical (HIPAA) confidentiality and privacy laws, the person’s name will not be shared.  Students and employees who, by process of elimination or otherwise, identify the person who tested positive, and threaten or discriminate against that person, will be subject to the college’s discipline and adjudication process.  

Students and employees who have been exposed are not required to quarantine; however, should you experience the following COVID-19 symptoms, stay home: Cough; Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing; chills; repeated shaking with chills; muscle pain; headache; sore throat; loss of taste or smell; diarrhea; or feeling feverish or a measured temperature greater than or equal to 99.2 degrees Fahrenheit.

Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If you are not feeling well, call 68-NURSE. 

Odessa College continues to follow the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread and unpredictability of the COVID-19 virus. The college’s screening and sanitization protocols significantly reduce exposure to the virus in learning and student support spaces. Campus and community resources are available to students impacted by COVID-19 including a food pantry, a licensed professional counselor and mental health resources, as well as emergency aid.


TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | September 21, 2020 – A member of the Odessa College community has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves a dual credit who attends classes at the Odessa College Sewell Auto Tech Center. The student is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the Ector County Health Department. The college was notified of the positive test today. The student was last on campus Monday, September 14, 2020.

You have received this communication because you have possibly been exposed to a lab-confirmed, positive COVID-19 person on campus or at an approved instructional site. Due to student (FERPA) and medical (HIPAA) confidentiality and privacy laws, the person’s name will not be shared.  Students who, by process of elimination or otherwise, identify the person who tested positive, and threaten or discriminate against that person, will be subject to the college’s discipline and adjudication process.  

Students and employees who have been exposed are not required to quarantine; however, should you experience the following COVID-19 symptoms, stay home: Cough; Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing; chills; repeated shaking with chills; muscle pain; headache; sore throat; loss of taste or smell; diarrhea; or feeling feverish or a measured temperature greater than or equal to 99.2 degrees Fahrenheit.

Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If you are not feeling well, call 68-NURSE.

Odessa College continues to follow the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread and unpredictability of the COVID-19 virus. The college’s screening and sanitization protocols significantly reduce exposure to the virus in learning and student support spaces. Campus and community resources are available to students impacted by COVID-19 including a food pantry, a licensed professional counselor and mental health resources, as well as emergency aid


TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | September 21, 2020 – A member of the Odessa College community has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves a student who lives off campus and attends classes in both Wilkerson Hall and the Wood Building for Math and Science. The student is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the County Health Department. The student was last on campus Monday, September 14, 2020. The college was notified this morning.

You have received this communication because you have possibly been exposed to a lab-confirmed, positive COVID-19 person on campus or at an approved instructional site. Due to student (FERPA) and medical (HIPAA) confidentiality and privacy laws, the person’s name will not be shared.  People who, by process of elimination or otherwise, identify the person who tested positive, and threaten or discriminate against that person, will be subject to the college’s discipline and adjudication process. 

Students and employees who have been exposed are not required to quarantine; however, should you experience the following COVID-19 symptoms, stay home: Cough; Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing; chills; repeated shaking with chills; muscle pain; headache; sore throat; loss of taste or smell; diarrhea; or feeling feverish or a measured temperature greater than or equal to 99.2 degrees Fahrenheit.

Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If you are not feeling well, call 68-NURSE. 

Odessa College continues to follow the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread and unpredictability of the COVID-19 virus. The college’s screening and sanitization protocols significantly reduce exposure to the virus in learning and student support spaces. Campus and community resources are available to students impacted by COVID-19 including a food pantry, a licensed professional counselor and mental health resources, as well as emergency aid.


TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | September 17, 2020 – A member of the Odessa College community has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves a part-time employee in the Fire/EMS program. The employee is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the County Health Department. The learning and student support spaces are being sanitized. The college was notified this morning.

You have received this communication because you have possibly been exposed to a lab-confirmed, positive COVID-19 person on campus or at an approved instructional site. Due to student (FERPA) and medical (HIPAA) confidentiality and privacy laws, the person’s name will not be shared.  People who, by process of elimination or otherwise, identify the person who tested positive, and threaten or discriminate against that person, will be subject to the college’s discipline and adjudication process. 

Students and employees who have been exposed are not required to quarantine; however, should you experience the following COVID-19 symptoms, stay home: Cough; Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing; chills; repeated shaking with chills; muscle pain; headache; sore throat; loss of taste or smell; diarrhea; or feeling feverish or a measured temperature greater than or equal to 99.2 degrees Fahrenheit.

Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If you are not feeling well, call 68-NURSE.

Odessa College continues to follow the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread and unpredictability of the COVID-19 virus. The college’s screening and sanitization protocols significantly reduce exposure to the virus in learning and student support spaces. Campus and community resources are available to students impacted by COVID-19 including a food pantry, a licensed professional counselor and mental health resources, as well as emergency aid.


TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | September 15, 2020 – A member of the Odessa College community has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves a dual credit student in the criminal justice program. The student is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the County Health Department. The learning and student support spaces are being sanitized. The college was notified today.

You have received this communication because you have possibly been exposed to a lab-confirmed, positive COVID-19 person on campus or at an approved instructional site. Due to student (FERPA) and medical (HIPAA) confidentiality and privacy laws, the person’s name will not be shared.  People who, by process of elimination or otherwise, identify the person who tested positive, and threaten or discriminate against that person, will be subject to the college’s discipline and adjudication process. 

Students and employees who have been exposed are not required to quarantine; however, should you experience the following COVID-19 symptoms, stay home: Cough; Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing; chills; repeated shaking with chills; muscle pain; headache; sore throat; loss of taste or smell; diarrhea; or feeling feverish or a measured temperature greater than or equal to 99.2 degrees Fahrenheit.

Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If you are not feeling well, call 68-NURSE.

Odessa College continues to follow the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread and unpredictability of the COVID-19 virus. The college’s screening and sanitization protocols significantly reduce exposure to the virus in learning and student support spaces. Campus and community resources are available to students impacted by COVID-19 including a food pantry, a licensed professional counselor and mental health resources, as well as emergency aid.


TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | September 15, 2020 – A member of the Odessa College community has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves a student in the Radiologic Technology program. The student is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the County Health Department. The college was late yesterday evening.

You have received this communication because you have possibly been exposed to a lab-confirmed, positive COVID-19 person on campus or at an approved instructional site. Due to student (FERPA) and medical (HIPAA) confidentiality and privacy laws, the person’s name will not be shared.  People who, by process of elimination or otherwise, identify the person who tested positive, and threaten or discriminate against that person, will be subject to the college’s discipline and adjudication process. 

Students and employees who have been exposed are not required to quarantine; however, should you experience the following COVID-19 symptoms, stay home: Cough; Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing; chills; repeated shaking with chills; muscle pain; headache; sore throat; loss of taste or smell; diarrhea; or feeling feverish or a measured temperature greater than or equal to 99.2 degrees Fahrenheit.

Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If you are not feeling well, call 68-NURSE. 

Odessa College continues to follow the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread and unpredictability of the COVID-19 virus. The college’s screening and sanitization protocols significantly reduce exposure to the virus in learning and student support spaces. Campus and community resources are available to students impacted by COVID-19 including a food pantry, a licensed professional counselor and mental health resources, as well as emergency aid.


TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | September 12, 2020 – A member of the Odessa College community has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves a student in the Radiologic Technology program. The student is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the County Health Department. The learning and student support spaces are being sanitized. The college was notified today.

You have received this communication because you have possibly been exposed to a lab-confirmed, positive COVID-19 person on campus or at an approved instructional site. Due to student (FERPA) and medical (HIPAA) confidentiality and privacy laws, the person’s name will not be shared.  People who, by process of elimination or otherwise, identify the person who tested positive, and threaten or discriminate against that person, will be subject to the college’s discipline and adjudication process. 

Students and employees who have been exposed are not required to quarantine; however, should you experience the following COVID-19 symptoms, stay home: Cough; Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing; chills; repeated shaking with chills; muscle pain; headache; sore throat; loss of taste or smell; diarrhea; or feeling feverish or a measured temperature greater than or equal to 99.2 degrees Fahrenheit.

Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If you are not feeling well, call 68-NURSE.

Odessa College continues to follow the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread and unpredictability of the COVID-19 virus. The college’s screening and sanitization protocols significantly reduce exposure to the virus in learning and student support spaces. Campus and community resources are available to students impacted by COVID-19 including a food pantry, a licensed professional counselor and mental health resources, as well as emergency aid.


TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | September 11, 2020 – A member of the Odessa College community has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves an employee from the Learning Resources Center. The employee was last on campus on Thursday, September 10, 2020. The employee is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the County Health Department. The college was notified today.

You have received this communication because you have possibly been exposed to a lab-confirmed, positive COVID-19 person on campus or at an approved instructional site. Due to student (FERPA) and medical (HIPAA) confidentiality and privacy laws, the person’s name will not be shared.  People who, by process of elimination or otherwise, identify the person who tested positive, and threaten or discriminate against that person, will be subject to the college’s discipline and adjudication process. 

Students and employees who have been exposed are not required to quarantine; however, should you experience the following COVID-19 symptoms, stay home: Cough; Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing; chills; repeated shaking with chills; muscle pain; headache; sore throat; loss of taste or smell; diarrhea; or feeling feverish or a measured temperature greater than or equal to 99.2 degrees Fahrenheit.

Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If you are not feeling well, call 68-NURSE.

Odessa College continues to follow the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread and unpredictability of the COVID-19 virus. The college’s screening and sanitization protocols significantly reduce exposure to the virus in learning and student support spaces. Campus and community resources are available to students impacted by COVID-19 including a food pantry, a licensed professional counselor and mental health resources, as well as emergency aid.


TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | September 10, 2020 – A member of the Odessa College community has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves an instructor from the Culinary Arts program. The instructor was last on campus on Wednesday, September 9, 2020. The instructor is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the County Health Department. The college was notified today.

You have received this communication because you have possibly been exposed to a lab-confirmed, positive COVID-19 person on campus or at an approved instructional site. Due to student (FERPA) and medical (HIPAA) confidentiality and privacy laws, the person’s name will not be shared.  People who, by process of elimination or otherwise, identify the person who tested positive, and threaten or discriminate against that person, will be subject to the college’s discipline and adjudication process. 

Students and employees who have been exposed are not required to quarantine; however, should you experience the following COVID-19 symptoms, stay home: Cough; Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing; chills; repeated shaking with chills; muscle pain; headache; sore throat; loss of taste or smell; diarrhea; or feeling feverish or a measured temperature greater than or equal to 99.2 degrees Fahrenheit.

Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If you are not feeling well, call 68-NURSE.

Odessa College continues to follow the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread and unpredictability of the COVID-19 virus. The college’s screening and sanitization protocols significantly reduce exposure to the virus in learning and student support spaces. Campus and community resources are available to students impacted by COVID-19 including a food pantry, a licensed professional counselor and mental health resources, as well as emergency aid.


TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | September 6, 2020 – A member of the Odessa College community has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves a student who lives off campus and attends classes at the Andrews Center. The student was last at the Center on Tuesday, September 1, 2020. The student is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the County Health Department. The college was notified today.

You have received this communication because you have possibly been exposed to a lab-confirmed, positive COVID-19 person on campus or at an approved instructional site. Due to student (FERPA) and medical (HIPAA) confidentiality and privacy laws, the person’s name will not be shared.  Students who, by process of elimination or otherwise, identify the person who tested positive, and threaten or discriminate against that person, will be subject to the college’s discipline and adjudication process.  

Students and employees who have been exposed are not required to quarantine; however, should you experience the following COVID-19 symptoms, stay home: Cough; Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing; chills; repeated shaking with chills; muscle pain; headache; sore throat; loss of taste or smell; diarrhea; or feeling feverish or a measured temperature greater than or equal to 99.2 degrees Fahrenheit.

Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If you are not feeling well, call 68-NURSE.

Odessa College continues to follow the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread and unpredictability of the COVID-19 virus. The college’s screening and sanitization protocols significantly reduce exposure to the virus in learning and student support spaces. Campus and community resources are available to students impacted by COVID-19 including a food pantry, a licensed professional counselor and mental health resources, as well as emergency aid.


TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | September 2, 2020 – A member of the Odessa College community has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves a student who lives on campus and attends classes on the Odessa College Campus. The student is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the Ector County Health Department. The student notified the college today.

You have received this communication because you have possibly been exposed to a lab-confirmed, positive COVID-19 person on campus or at an approved instructional site. Due to student (FERPA) and medical (HIPAA) confidentiality and privacy laws, the person’s name will not be shared.  Students who, by process of elimination or otherwise, identify the person who tested positive, and threaten or discriminate against that person, will be subject to the college’s discipline and adjudication process.  

Students and employees who have been exposed are not required to quarantine; however, should you experience the following COVID-19 symptoms, stay home: Cough; Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing; chills; repeated shaking with chills; muscle pain; headache; sore throat; loss of taste or smell; diarrhea; or feeling feverish or a measured temperature greater than or equal to 99.2 degrees Fahrenheit. 

Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If you are not feeling well, call 68-NURSE. 

Odessa College continues to follow the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread and unpredictability of the COVID-19 virus. The college’s screening and sanitization protocols significantly reduce exposure to the virus in learning and student support spaces. Campus and community resources are available to students impacted by COVID-19 including a food pantry, a licensed professional counselor and mental health resources, as well as emergency aid.


TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | August 28, 2020 – A member of the Odessa College community has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves a student who lives off campus and attends classes on the Odessa College Campus. The student is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the Ector County Health Department. The student notified the college today.

You have received this communication because you have possibly been exposed to a lab-confirmed, positive COVID-19 person on campus or at an approved instructional site. Due to student (FERPA) and medical (HIPAA) confidentiality and privacy laws, the person’s name will not be shared.  Students who, by process of elimination or otherwise, identify the person who tested positive, and threaten or discriminate against that person, will be subject to the college’s discipline and adjudication process. 

Students and employees who have been exposed are not required to quarantine; however, should you experience the following COVID-19 symptoms, stay home: Cough; Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing; chills; repeated shaking with chills; muscle pain; headache; sore throat; loss of taste or smell; diarrhea; or feeling feverish or a measured temperature greater than or equal to 99.2 degrees Fahrenheit.

Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If you are not feeling well, call 68-NURSE.

Odessa College continues to follow the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread and unpredictability of the COVID-19 virus. The college’s screening and sanitization protocols significantly reduce exposure to the virus in learning and student support spaces. Campus and community resources are available to students impacted by COVID-19 including a food pantry, a licensed professional counselor and mental health resources, as well as emergency aid.


TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | August 19, 2020 – A  community member has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves a community member who was active in the Goff and Phillips Art Gallery.  The employee is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the Ector County Health Department.  The College was notified on the afternoon of August 19, 2020.  The employee has not been on the Odessa College campus since, Saturday August 15th.

The Goff and Phillips Art Gallery is being sanitized and cleaned according to protocol.   

Odessa College continues to follow the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread and unpredictability of the COVID-19 virus including daily mandatory health screenings; protocols to facilitate social distancing and limit loitering;  as well as frequently sanitizing campus work, learning and common spaces. Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; wear a mask; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.  Campus and community resources are available to employees impacted by COVID-19 including a food pantry, a licensed professional counselor and mental health resources, as well as emergency aid. For insurance purposes, please visit https://ers.texas.gov.   If you are not feeling well, call 68-NURSE.

This message is posted for the Odessa College community in compliance with the Timely Notice provisions of the Federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act of 1998. Do not forward this message to individuals or mailing lists within Odessa College.


TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | August 12, 2020 – A member of the Odessa College community has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves a employee who was active in the Learning Resources Center.  The employee is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the Ector County Health Department.  The College was notified on the afternoon of August 12, 2020.  The employee has not been on the Odessa College campus since, Tuesday August 11th

The Learning Resources Center is being sanitized and cleaned according to protocol.   

Odessa College continues to follow the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread and unpredictability of the COVID-19 virus including daily mandatory health screenings; protocols to facilitate social distancing and limit loitering;  as well as frequently sanitizing campus work, learning and common spaces. Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; wear a mask; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.  Campus and community resources are available to employees impacted by COVID-19 including a food pantry, a licensed professional counselor and mental health resources, as well as emergency aid. For insurance purposes, please visit https://ers.texas.gov.   If you are not feeling well, call 68-NURSE.

This message is posted for the Odessa College community in compliance with the Timely Notice provisions of the Federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act of 1998. Do not forward this message to individuals or mailing lists within Odessa College.

If you have any questions or concerns please contact Human Resources.


TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | August 10, 2020 – A member of the Odessa College community has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves an Early College High School employee who was active on campus last week. The College was notified of the suspected case on Friday, August 7th, and the common spaces were sanitized over the weekend.   

This morning, the College was notified of the lab-confirmed, positive test. The employee is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the Ector County Health Department.

Odessa College continues to follow the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread and unpredictability of the COVID-19 virus including daily mandatory health screenings; protocols to facilitate social distancing and limit loitering;  as well as frequently sanitizing campus work, learning and common spaces. Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; wear a mask; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.  Campus and community resources are available to students impacted by COVID-19 including a food pantry, a licensed professional counselor and mental health resources, as well as emergency aid. If you are not feeling well, call 68-NURSE.

This message is posted for the Odessa College community in compliance with the Timely Notice provisions of the Federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act of 1998. Do not forward this message to individuals or mailing lists within Odessa College. 


TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | July 29, 2020 – A member of the Odessa College community has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves an employee who was active in the Sewell Auto Tech and Gregory Williams Hall.  The employee is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the Ector County Health Department.  The College was notified on the morning of July 29th, 2020.  

The Sewell Auto Tech and Gregory Williams Hall is being sanitized and cleaned according to protocol.   

Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If you are not feeling well, call 68-NURSE.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding support services such as health, wellness, or counseling please contact Human Resources.


TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | July 27, 2020 – A member of the Odessa College community has tested positive for COVID-19. Our records indicate that you may have interacted with this employee in person or virtually last week. Virtual visits, of course, are not at risk of exposure. Only students who interacted with an employee in the Saulsbury Campus Center last week, are at an increased risk of exposure.  

The employee is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the Ector County Health Department, and the space is being sanitized.  The College was notified on the morning of July 27, 2020.  The employee has not been on the Odessa College campus since, Thursday July 23rd

The college has taken precautions to minimize the spread and mitigate the unpredictability of the including daily mandatory health screenings; protocols to facilitate social distancing and limit loitering;  as well as frequently sanitizing campus work, learning and common spaces. Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; wear a mask; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If you are not feeling well, call 68-NURSE.


TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | July 27, 2020 – A member of the Odessa College community has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves a employee who was active in the Campus Center.  The employee is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the Ector County Health Department.  The College was notified on the morning of July 27, 2020.  The employee has not been on the Odessa College campus since, Thursday July 23rd.
 
The Campus Center is being sanitized and cleaned according to protocol.   
 
Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If you are not feeling well, call 68-NURSE.
 
If you have any questions or concerns please contact Human Resources.

TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | July 8, 2020 – A member of the Odessa College community has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves a contractor who was active in Gregory D. Williams Hall.  The contractor is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the Ector County Health Department.  The College was notified on the morning of July 8, 2020.  The contractor was on the Odessa College campus the morning of July, 8th, 2020.

Gregory D. Williams Hall is currently being sanitized and cleaned according to protocol.    

Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If you are not feeling well, call 68-NURSE.

If you have any questions or concerns please contact Human Resources. 


TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | July 6, 2020 – A member of the Odessa College community has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves a employee who was active in the Physical Plant.  The employee is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the Ector County Health Department.  The College was notified on the morning of July 6, 2020.  The employee has not been on the Odessa College campus since, Monday June 29th.

The Physical Plant has been sanitized and cleaned according to protocol.   

Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If you are not feeling well, call 68-NURSE.


TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | June 26, 2020 – A member of the Odessa College community has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves a student who lives off campus and attends clinicals at Midland Memorial Hospital. The student is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the Ector County Health Department.

The student notified the college today. We do not anticipate any changes to your courses or clinicals at this time; however, we encourage you to continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus and at the clinical site: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If you are not feeling well, call 68-NURSE.

Should you have any questions or need additional information regarding this temporary transition, please contact your instructor.


TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | June 18, 2020 – A member of the Odessa College community has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves a student who lives off campus and attends classes in the Cosmetology Building. The student is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the Ector County Health Department. 

The student notified the college on Thursday, and the college is working to sanitize the affected learning spaces. Out of an abundance of caution, your course/program will not resume until Tuesday, June 23. All Friday courses in the building have been cancelled. Saturday classes will meet as scheduled.  Should you have any questions or need additional information regarding your course(s), please contact your instructor. 

Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If you are not feeling well, call 68-NURSE.


TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | June 18, 2020 – A member of the Odessa College community has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves an employee who was active in the Fire Technology Training Center.  The employee is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the Ector County Health Department.  The College was notified on the evening of June 17th, 2020. The employee has not been on the Odessa College campus since, Monday June 15th.

The Fire Technology Training Center has been sanitized and cleaned according to protocol.   

Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If you are not feeling well, call 68-NURSE.


TIMELY WARNING: COVID-19 | June 15, 2020 – A member of the Odessa College community has tested positive for COVID-19. The case involves a student who lives off campus and attends classes in the Health Sciences Building. The student is in isolation and receiving care following protocols from the Ector County Health Department. 

The student notified the college over the weekend, and the college immediately sanitized the affected learning spaces. Out of an abundance of caution, your course will transition to online instruction this week: June 15 – 19. In person classes will resume the week of June 22nd. Should you have any questions or need additional information regarding this temporary transition, please contact your instructor.

Please continue taking recommended precautions to protect yourself and others while on campus: avoid close contact with others; cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If you are not feeling well, call 68-NURSE.


Timely Warning: Search for Suspects Involved in Drive By Shooting Near Campus

Update Timely Warning: suspects involved in drive by shooting in custody

OCPD has been made aware that suspects are now in custody and OPD is no longer securing the search area. The suspects have not been identified at this time. More details are expected to be released in the near future.

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Odessa, TX – Today at approximately 1 pm, OPD made Odessa College Police Department aware of an investigation and ongoing search for suspects in drive by shooting incidents this morning.  The search for suspects is active and just northwest of campus. There is an active police presence on this side of town, and our officers are monitoring campus entrances and exits.  

While a threat to campus does not appear to be imminent, nor ongoing, it is incumbent on us to ensure the campus community is aware, updated, and reminded to practice situational awareness at all times.  Because the possible threat included references to gun-related violence, OCPD and Odessa College  want to remind all students and employees of the key behavior in any possible or real Active Shooter situation: Run, Hide, Fight. To learn more about this policy, go to: Run. Hide. Fight.® Surviving an Active Shooter Event

OCPD and Odessa College remind all students, faculty, staff and campus visitors to:

  • Report suspicious activity or suspicious people immediately.
  • Stay alert and tuned in to your surroundings. Be aware and prepared.
  • Trust your instincts, and if you do not feel comfortable in place or situation, leave.
  • Use caution when walking alone at all times, and travel in groups whenever possible. 
  • If you suspect any situation as potentially threatening to your personal safety or are victimized yourself, call 9-1-1 immediately.

The OC Police Department has escorts available on campus 24 hours a day for any student, faculty, staff or visitor. Contact the OCPD via phone at 432-335-6666 to request a campus escort.  Students, faculty, staff and campus visitors can also text the on-call police officer at 432-238-6334 with any information about suspicious activity on campus.​

This message is posted for the Odessa College community in compliance with the Timely Notice provisions of the Federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act of 1998. Do not forward this message to individuals or mailing lists within Odessa College.


Timely Warning: update | suspect in custody in connection to shootings in Ector County

ECTOR CO., Tx (KOSA) --

UPDATE: The Ector County Sheriff's Office says that a suspect is now in custody. 

The suspect has not been identified at this time.

More details are expected to be released in the near future.

https://www.cbs7.com/content/news/FIRST-ON-CBS7--Ector-County-Sheriffs-Office-searching-for-serial-shooter-561531181.html

This message is posted for the Odessa College community in compliance with the Timely Notice provisions of the Federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act of 1998. Do not forward this message to individuals or mailing lists within Odessa College.


Timely Warning: Update | investigation ongoing

Odessa TX, -- OCPD has received no new information regarding the serial shooting investigation in Ector County. Please stay tuned to local media for further updates. 
This morning’s timely warning was sent as a precaution. While a threat to campus did not appear to be imminent, nor ongoing, it is incumbent on us to ensure the campus community is aware, updated, and reminded to practice situational awareness at all times. 
Because the possible threat included references to gun-related violence, OCPD and Odessa College  want to remind all students and employees of the key behavior in any possible or real Active Shooter situation: Run, Hide, Fight. To learn more about this policy, go to: Run. Hide. Fight.® Surviving an Active Shooter Event
 
OCPD and Odessa College remind all students, faculty, staff and campus visitors to:
  • Report suspicious activity or suspicious people immediately.
  • Stay alert and tuned in to your surroundings. Be aware and prepared.
  • Trust your instincts, and if you do not feel comfortable in place or situation, leave. 
  • Use caution when walking alone at all times, and travel in groups whenever possible.  
  • If you suspect any situation as potentially threatening to your personal safety or are victimized yourself, call 9-1-1 immediately.
 
The OC Police Department has escorts available on campus 24 hours a day for any student, faculty, staff or visitor. Contact the OCPD via phone at 432-335-6666 to request a campus escort.  Students, faculty, staff and campus visitors can also text the on-call police officer at 432-238-6334 with any information about suspicious activity on campus.
 
 
This message is posted for the Odessa College community in compliance with the Timely Notice provisions of the Federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act of 1998. Do not forward this message to individuals or mailing lists within Odessa College.

Timely Warning: Ector County Sheriff's Office searching for serial shooter; Shooter fires at drivers of broken down vehicles 

Odessa TX, -- Today, Friday, September 27, 2019, at approximately 10 am CST, Odessa College Police Department was made aware of an Ector County Sheriff's Office investigation regarding a possible serial shooter. Per the CBS 7 (KOSA) news release:  
Ector County Sheriff Mike Griffis tells CBS7 two people have been shot in four separate instances since Tuesday, and he believes the same person is doing the shooting.
He says two people were shot and at least one died.
THE SHERIFF SAYS IN ALL OF THE CASES, THE SHOOTER PULLED UP TO HELP A BROKEN DOWN VEHICLE AND SHOT THE DRIVER. 
The latest was last night around 10:30 p.m. on Business 20 between Highway 1936 and the I-20 overpass.
The shooter used a handgun in all four shootings. The identity of the shooter varies in all of the instances.
Investigators say the suspect is driving a white pickup truck, possibly a 4-door. They can't confirm the make or model yet.
The times and locations include:
#1) Tuesday morning at 12:45 a.m. at 8th and Grant
#2) Then at 7:36 a.m. at I-20 and Highway 866
#3) That afternoon at Meteor Crater Road and I-20 near the Pilot truck stop
#4) Then last night on Business 20​
Updates to this investigation will be sent via email and posted on the college website at https://www.odessa.edu/future-students/campus-life/safety/Timely%20Warning/index.html​.  
 
OCPD and Odessa College remind all students, faculty, staff and campus visitors to:
  • Report suspicious activity or suspicious people immediately.
  • Stay alert and tuned in to your surroundings. Be aware and prepared.
  • Trust your instincts, and if you do not feel comfortable in place or situation, leave. 
  • Use caution when walking alone at all times, and travel in groups whenever possible.  
  • If you suspect any situation as potentially threatening to your personal safety or are victimized yourself, call 9-1-1 immediately.
The OC Police Department has escorts available on campus 24 hours a day for any student, faculty, staff or visitor. Contact the OCPD via phone at 432-335-6666 to request a campus escort.  Students, faculty, staff and campus visitors can also text the on-call police officer at 432-238-6334 with any information about suspicious activity on campus.
 
This message is posted for the Odessa College community in compliance with the Timely Notice provisions of the Federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act of 1998. Do not forward this message to individuals or mailing lists within Odessa College.

Timely Warning: report of gunfire near campus

ODESSA, TX – Today, Saturday,  August 31, 2019, at approximately 7:10 CST, an automobile rammed an ECISD Police Department car near campus. Reports of gunfire were received immediately following the incident. The suspect has been detained and there is no ongoing threat to the campus or campus community. 

OCPD and Odessa College remind all students, faculty, staff and campus visitors to:

  • Report suspicious activity or suspicious people immediately.
  • Stay alert and tuned in to your surroundings. Be aware and prepared.
  • Trust your instincts, and if you do not feel comfortable in place or situation, leave. 
  • Use caution when walking alone at all times, and travel in groups whenever possible.  
  • If you suspect any situation as potentially threatening to your personal safety or are victimized yourself, call 9-1-1 immediately.

The OC Police Department has escorts available on campus 24 hours a day for any student, faculty, staff or visitor. Contact the OCPD via phone at 432-335-6666 to request a campus escort.  Students, faculty, staff and campus visitors can also text the on-call police officer at 432-238-6334 with any information about suspicious activity on campus.​


ODESSA, TX – Today, Saturday,  August 31, 2019, at approximately 6:30 pm CST. 
Please be advised: reports indicate that the campus is no longer under threat from the active shooter situation in Odessa. As such, the residence hall lock down has been lifted. Campus residents will be updated regarding evening meal service via the Remind App. 
The Odessa College Sports Center will close for the evening and reopen tomorrow at the regular time. 
Additional updates, including grief counseling for students will be sent via email. 
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Timely Warning: OCPD reports active shooter within city limits. 
 
ODESSA, TX – Today, Saturday,  August 31, 2019, at approximately 4:05 pm CST, Odessa College Police Department (OCPD) were made aware of an active shooter situation within the city limits - approximately one mile from campus. As a precaution, the residence halls have been put on lockdown and all others on campus, or in campus buildings, are urged to use the college’s active shooter protocol: run, hide, fight. Additional directions and updates will be sent via email. 
 
OCPD and Odessa College remind all students, faculty, staff and campus visitors to:
  • Report suspicious activity or suspicious people immediately.
  • Stay alert and tuned in to your surroundings. Be aware and prepared.
  • Trust your instincts, and if you do not feel comfortable in place or situation, leave. 
  • Use caution when walking alone at all times, and travel in groups whenever possible.  
  • If you suspect any situation as potentially threatening to your personal safety or are victimized yourself, call 9-1-1 immediately.
The OC Police Department has escorts available on campus 24 hours a day for any student, faculty, staff or visitor. Contact the OCPD via phone at 432-335-6666 to request a campus escort.  Students, faculty, staff and campus visitors can also text the on-call police officer at 432-238-6334 with any information about suspicious activity on campus.​
 
 
This message is posted for the Odessa College community in compliance with the Timely Notice provisions of the Federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act of 1998. Do not forward this message to individuals or mailing lists within Odessa College.