The safety and wellbeing of our community and visitors are our top priorities. The following information will be reviewed and updated as needed. Students, faculty and staff are advised to check their ICOM email account for the most up-to-date information.
Effective August 12, 2022, ICOM no longer requires that masks be worn. It is recommended, however, that masks continue to be worn by those who are immunocompromised or otherwise at high risk.
COVID test kits remain available free of charge for students and employees in need. Questions or concerns from students should be directed to Liz Watson, Director of Student Services. Employees should contact Shannon Blackstock, SHRM-SCP, SPHR, Vice President of Human Resources.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is the national public health agency of the United States. The agency’s main goal is the protection of public health and safety through the control and prevention of disease, injury, and disability in the US and worldwide.
World Health Organization
The World Health Organization (WHO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations responsible for international public health. The WHO Constitution states its main objective as “the attainment by all peoples of the highest possible level of health”
National Institutes of Health
The National Institutes of Health (NIH), is the primary agency of the United States government responsible for biomedical and public health research.