COVID-19 Information
The teams at Arizona Western College are dedicated to providing a healthy and safe environment.
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In order to slow the spread of COVID-19 which is once again prevalent in our communities, we are shifting to

- Faculty Modality Choice (for at least the next 3 weeks, Feb 14) (for in-person and hybrid courses)
- Non-essential staff A/B remote work schedule wherever possible – at the discretion of your department leader or VP
- Mandatory masking in public indoor spaces, regardless of social distancing (offices and protected desk areas exempted)

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The teams at Arizona Western College are dedicated to providing a healthy and safe environment. We understand that you may be experiencing uncertainty given the rapidly evolving information on COVID-19 with the shift to online instruction, travel restrictions, and canceled or postponed events.

This web page is a place for us to post updated information and make sure you have links to helpful community resources.

We will continue to monitor the situation here in the counties we serve and across the region and beyond, and we'll use this web site, as well as college email, social media and online videos to keep you up to date.

The health of the Matador community is our top priority. This situation has raised many questions; we have tried to answer many of them on our FAQ. If you have an issue that is not addressed there, please email an address below:
COVID.Answers@azwestern.edu Disbursement@azwestern.edu Mandy.Heil@azwestern.edu Lori.Stofft@azwestern.edu
or call (928) 317-6000.

Announcements & Updates

AWC Plan for Spring Instruction 2022

Classes will be offered in five formats to maximize the opportunity to keep the college community safe while still offering access to higher educational programs. Faculty and student choice are emphasized in these formats.

Spring 2022 Instruction Plan Announcement

COVID-19 Notification and Mitigation Plans

As AWC prepares to welcome students, faculty and staff to the Fall semester, we have collaborated with local leadership to develop these plans to keep our populations safe and reduce risk of exposure to COVID-19.

COVID-19 Notification and Mitigation Plans (August 2020)

Updates to COVID-19 Mitigation Measures (September 1, 2021) New

Updated on Wed, 01/19/2022 - 4:49pm

Spring 2022 Change to COVID Response Plan

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Updated on Thu, 01/06/2022 - 12:45pm

COVID Testing and Vaccine Dates

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Updated on Thu, 01/06/2022 - 10:37am

Spring 2022 Instruction Plan

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Upcoming Testing and Vaccine Dates

  • Monday, January 24, 2022
  • Monday, January 31, 2022
  • Monday, February 7
  • Monday, February 14
  • Monday, February 21
  • Monday, February 28

Learn more about these dates.

Reported COVID Cases 

Cases (2022) Jan
Student 52
Faculty/Staff 56
Cases (2021) Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
Student 14 17 9 8 2
Faculty/Staff 6 7 5 8 6

 

Video Updates - Facebook & The Corr Report

Health Tips & Resources

Please educate yourself on health resources around the community and the state.

Here are the recommended ways to prevent the spread of respiratory viruses:

  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer.
  • 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 immediately throw the tissue in the trash.
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.

Other resources for infection prevention guidance and information are: