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NWACC's Response
Coronavirus (COVID-19)

NWACC's Response
Coronavirus (COVID-19)

View the following COVID-19 information to learn about NWACC's response and how to do your part to keep us #NWACCStrong.

NOTE: Be sure to also monitor your NWACC email to stay updated on NWACC’s response to the COVID-19 (coronavirus). 


  • Safety Guidelines - Students, employees and visitors are encouraged to do their part to protect each other and keep us #NWACCStrong by getting vaccinated, wearing a face covering, washing hands and social distancing.
  • Face Coverings - NWACC employees, students and visitors are not required to wear a face covering indoors in NWACC locations but are highly encouraged to wear them. Learn more about face coverings.

  • Daily Checklist – Before coming to campus, be sure to review the daily COVID-19 symptom checklist.
    • PPE for Departments - If you are an employee in need of PPE, contact Shipping and Receiving at #4219 or email

  • COVID-19 Testing - View a list of clinics on the Arkansas Dept. of Health website


If you have experienced ANY of the following: 

  • Symptoms related to COVID-19 and/or
  • Tested positive for COVID-19

Please note: If your job or clinical rotation for your degree requires that you be exposed to those with COVID-19 (such as a job in health care), and you wear the proper PPE, there’s no need for you to report exposure to HR or Dean of Students.

DO NOT COME TO CAMPUS until you have been directed to do so by your instructor (if student) or supervisor (if employee).

 If you are a student, please do the following:

  • Email your instructor(s) to let them know you have experienced one (or more) of the items on the list above and cannot come to campus. Your instructors will provide information on next steps.

If you are an employee, please do the following:

  • Report this information to your direct supervisor.  

NOTE: The CDC offers guidance for persons who are exposed to the virus and for those who need to isolate. View CDC information on exposure and on isolation

Responding to a COVID-19 Report:

If you're a faculty member or supervisor who has had a student or employee report a positive COVID-19 case to you, please follow the response checklist and training information below and in Canvas.

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About COVID-19

COVID-19 is an infectious disease caused by a coronavirus. Learn about symptoms, transmission, testing, treatment and how to prevent getting sick. 

About COVID-19

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Face Coverings

To help stop the spread of COVID-19, NWACC continues to assess face covering guidelines. Stay updated by viewing the latest response by the college. 

Face Coverings 

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Student & Employee Resources

Learn more about NWACC's response to COVID-19 and the case reporting process for students and employees. 

COVID-19 Report

Reporting COVID-19 Cases

Learn about reported positive COVID-19 cases on campus and how to report if you have symptoms, been exposed and/or diagnosed with COVID-19.


COVID-19 Cases

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Computers & Tech

Prepare for classes with the computer and technology that best fit your needs. Learn about recommended computer specs for online courses as well as how to reset your NWACC email account.