COVID-19 Communications

September 17, 2021

COVID-19 Communications

Dear Faculty & Staff,

Kishwaukee College continues to work towards compliance with the Governor’s Executive Order that requires all employees with an on-campus assignment or teaching in-person to have either a COVID-19 vaccine OR proof of weekly testing to be on campus.

While the mandate goes into effect September 19, until Kish has established and implemented a process to provide weekly onsite COVID-19 testing, we will not be requiring weekly testing.

All employees should continue following current COVID-19 protocols and mask guidelines. We will provide additional information regarding Kish onsite testing as we finalize our procedures.

We understand this is a challenging time. Thank you for all you are doing to help us navigate COVID-19, and continue to focus on our organizational mission of providing a quality education.

If you have additional question, please review the frequently asked questions available on the employee COVID-19 FAQ webpage, or email

Laurie Borowicz, Ed.D

Previous updates


The CDC recommends the following everyday preventative actions:

  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth with unwashed hands.
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Stay home when you are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.


The CDC has valuable information on the following:

Watch the informative video “Get the facts on coronavirus.”

Questions or concerns?

Have questions about coronavirus? Contact the Illinois Department of Public Health hotline.

Phone: 800.889.3931


If you have questions or concerns specific to health and safety at Kishwaukee College, please submit them through the comments and suggestions form.

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