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Coronavirus COVID-19

Pandemic Preparedness Plan Status: Level 2
Campuses are open. RSCC is following CDC guidelines. The latest information and resources can be found below.

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Face masks are strongly recommended indoors for everyone on campus. Questions or concerns from any member of the campus community can be submitted by emailing

As we work to maintain a safe environment and prevent the spread of COVID-19, Roane State is continuing its internal case reporting and contact tracing processes. Social distancing recommendations also remain in effect on campus along with enhanced cleaning protocols and remote work opportunities for some employees. At this time, wellness screenings are not required to access campus. If pandemic conditions change, the college’s response will adjust accordingly.

Roane State students, employees and visitors should also continue to practice frequent hand washing to prevent the spread of illnesses. If you experience any symptoms, even if you have been vaccinated against COVID-19, you should not come to campus.

Students, faculty and staff should monitor college email for additional updates.


The State of Tennessee has rolled out new COVID-19 resources, including detailed information on the vaccine.

The CDC guidance, “When You've Been Fully Vaccinated,” contains other important information and is available here: Questions can be directed to the college by emailing

*Note: Being fully vaccinated means you are at least two weeks out from your second dose of a two-dose vaccine (like Moderna or Pfizer) or it has been two weeks since you received a single-dose vaccine (such as Johnson & Johnson).


As part of continued efforts to share important pandemic information with the campus community, Roane State launched an online COVID-19 case reporting dashboard during the Fall 2020 semester. The tool, available at, is updated as needed to include active and recovered cases reported through the college’s online portal. The case data is broken down by campus location.

Cases shown on this dashboard will only include positive cases that have been on a Roane State campus during a period of time when the individual might have been contagious. Positive reports from students, faculty and staff who are learning or working remotely will not be included on the dashboard unless they have visited a campus. Remote cases are still tracked for internal reporting.


Any member of the Roane State community can email if they have an immediate need during the coronavirus pandemic such as food, transportation, childcare, and internet/computer access. While Roane State may not be able to assist directly with every request, we will connect students, staff, faculty and their families with local resources whenever possible.

We will continue to pass along additional information, so please check your Roane State email regularly and monitor this webpage. Please also sign up for RaiderAlerts and follow our social media accounts @RoaneState on Twitter and Facebook.

Visit the links below for up-to-date information from the CDC and the Tennessee Department of Health about the virus.



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