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The health and safety of Palomar College students and employees remains a priority. The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) continue to support COVID-19 vaccinations to prevent serious illness and death from COVID-19, as well as early treatment to reduce the severity of illness. Palomar College also encourages full COVID-19 vaccination for students and employees. It is importance for students and employees who do not feel well to not come to work or class, contact their supervisor or faculty member respectively, and if the student or employee tests positive for COVID-19, and complete the COVID-19 Questionnaire.

Palomar College Student Health Centers are hosting Champions for Health on campus to provide free COVID-19 and Flu Vaccinations to Palomar College students, employees and family. COVID vaccines are available to those 19 years and up. Flu vaccines are available to those 6 months and up.

Vaccination Events will take place at the following locations on Thursdays:

  • Escondido Education Center: Student Services Lobby – 02/29/24 from 2PM to 6PM
  • San Marcos Campus: Student Union Quad – 03/07/24 from 10AM to 2PM
  • Fallbrook Education Center: Student Services Conference Room – 03/14/24 from 2PM to 6PM
  • Rancho Bernardo Education Center: Lobby – 3/21/24 from 10AM to 2PM

Current COVID-19 Updates

Spring 2024 Health and Safety Guidelines

Safety MeasuresSignage with general health education guidance is in place at all locations.  While not required, a downloadable poster is available in the COVID-19 Communication Library.  The poster is designed to remind students and employees of the importance of staying home when ill, the use of facial coverings, and the availability of free Antigen Test Kits. In… Continue Reading Spring 2024 Health and Safety Guidelines