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COVID-19 Policy FAQs

Face Coverings

  • What is Linfield’s face mask/covering policy? (updated 03/10/22)

    Face coverings are optional in most indoor and outdoor settings, with the following exceptions:

    In healthcare settings:

    Masks are required within the Student Health, Wellness and Counseling Center (SHWCC) in Walker Hall and the Athletic Treatment Center in HHPA.

    Please note: Event organizers, faculty members or staff members cannot require face coverings; however, any faculty member, staff member or event organizer may ask or request that visitors, attendees or participants wear masks or face coverings during an event, meeting or class. 

    Read the “Temporary Face Covering Policy" on the Environmental Health, Safety and Risk Management webpage. 

  • What is the face covering requirement for nursing students? (01/13/22)

    Equipment and vaccination requirements should be followed.  

  • Are masks available on campus? (07/28/22)

    Disposable masks are available across campus at various locations or by request from Linfield University's Environmental Health, Safety and Risk Management. Community members are encouraged to bring masks for daily use. 

  • Can an individual require others to wear a mask at their event, in their office space, in the classroom (etc.)? (07/28/22)

     

    Event organizers, faculty members or staff members cannot require face coverings; however, any faculty member, staff member or event organizer may ask or request that visitors, attendees or participants wear masks or face coverings during an event, meeting or class. 

    Read the “Temporary Face Covering Policy" on the Environmental Health, Safety and Risk Management webpage. 

Temporary University Policies

  • Where can policy violations be reported? (01/13/22)?

    Violations of university policy and guidelines (including COVID-19 policies) can be reported by any member of the Linfield community on either campus through a public Incident Report Form. The reports are confidential and are processed and addressed by the Student Rights & Responsibilities Office or, when appropriate, are forwarded to Human Resources or the relevant academic dean.

    Reports can also be made by contacting the following support services on campus:

  • Where can people find more information about these policies? (06/15/20)

    Full copies of each policy are available in Environmental Health and Safety and Risk Management.

  • What conditions or circumstances will lead to updated or revised policies? How will the Linfield community be notified? (06/25/20)

    The recovery team, primarily lead by Patty Haddeland, director of Student Health, Wellness and Counseling, is regularly monitoring the Oregon Health Authority (OHA) COVID-19 reports. Linfield will update or revise policies as needed via guidance by the OHA and Linfield leadership team. Changes to these policies will be sent to all Linfield employees and students via email. The most up-to-date version of the policies will be posted on the Environmental Health and Safety and Risk Management webpage.