Updated: Sept. 23, 2021
Upon review of federal and state guidelines and the collegewide COVID-19 Task Force recommendations, HACC has developed a five-phased approach (pdf) to reopening our campuses. Our summer 2020 semester represented phase one.
For the fall 2021 semester, HACC will be in phase four of the five phases.
Please see detailed information below for the fall 2021 semester. In addition, please note the following:
HACC does not require students or employees to be vaccinated at this time. Some clinical sites are requiring vaccinations. Please visit hacc.edu/HealthCareersUpdate for more information.
Please note the following:
This information is tentative and subject to change.
If anyone has symptoms of the flu or COVID-19 (fever, cough, rash, shortness of breath, loss of taste or smell, etc.) or shows signs of symptoms during the screening process, they are to:
If you have been in direct contact with anyone suspected of or confirmed to have COVID-19 regardless of your vaccination status, you should:
Please note: Contact is defined as within 6 feet for 15 minutes or more.
If you’ve had indirect contact with someone who tested positive for COVID-19 (even if you are fully vaccinated), please email firstname.lastname@example.org to notify us, and we will work with you to determine if it is safe for you to come on campus.
HACC employees, please see the “What should I do before going to a HACC campus?” section of the Information for Employees webpage for detailed instructions on what you should do prior to coming on campus.
Disinfecting procedures are used, as per governor’s orders (pdf) and CDC recommendations to do our part in maintaining student, employee and building safety (where occupied). We have developed a multi-layered cleaning process for classrooms, specialized labs, offices, restrooms and common areas.
Vaccinations will be available through the Family First Health Mobile Unit at the following dates and times:
Please note: These are not HACC events. They are being run through the Family First Health Mobile Unit. Thank you!
Students and employees may find more information on vaccination clinics in their regions at Vaccine.UPMC.com.
HACC’s Harrisburg Campus will be a site for COVID-19 testing. The Pennsylvania Department of Health (DOH) is managing the entire process in cooperation with AMI Testing. This is not a HACC event.
The testing site will be located in the West lot (Gate 3). Testing is open to the general public:
To limit the possibility of any COVID-19 exposure to our students and employees and out of respect for DOH, we will close access to the West lot area where testing will be administered on the dates of the testing.