UPDATES AND ALERTS


Coronavirus updates:

Any updates, information about the virus, frequently asked questions, and links to resources will continue to be updated and available on our COVID-19 resources website. Any questions or concerns should be sent to health@edcc.edu.

All student resources related to spring quarter are available at edcc.edu/spring2020. Please share with students!

Emergency Communication:

The Triton Alert Emergency Notification System is used to notify campus and community members when there is a campus closure or emergency situation that requires evacuation or securing in place. You are automatically enrolled to receive Triton Alerts through your college email address. You may also sign up to receive text messages on your mobile devices and/or additional email notifications to your personal email address.

 



Frequently Asked Questions


What kinds of self care resources are available to me?

How can I cope with the anxiety around the COVID-19 public health crisis?
How to Cope with Anxiety About Coronavirus (COVID-19) will provide you with strategies for managing stress during a pandemic.

How do I take care of myself?
Read the 20 Top Self-care Tips if you are quarantined during the pandemic.



Resources


Campus Resources

  • COVID-19 Remote Operations Message
  • COVID-19 Door Sign
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)Employees are encouraged to use the EAP and may contact the Human Resources office for additional information or call EAP to set up a confidential appointment at 1.800.648.5834.
    • The Washington State EAP is offering wellness resources to help employees cope with COVID-19. This includes a series of virtual sessions on topics like self-care, coping with stress and fear, and family support.  People can register for a live presentation or to view a recorded session on demand at eap.wa.gov and click on the COVID-19 Resources link.

Community Resources


  • Washington 2-1-1: Connect with thousands of resources across the state. Call 2-1-1 or visit or visit wa211.org to find information about employment, financial services, health care, transportation, housing, and more.
  • Food: The college food bank is closed. Please use this map to find food banks and K-12 school food pickup sites.
  • Unemployment: You may apply for unemployment through the Employment Security Department. The department has programs designed to help people affected by COVID-19.
  • Mental health: Tips and hotlines assembled by The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
  • Internet: Comcast is providing free internet access for 60 days to new, low-income customers, providing free internet at Xfinity hotspots, and suspending its data plan rules.