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COVID-19 Information

COVID-19 Information

ATTENTION

Important information regarding Governor Pritzker’s Mask and Vaccination Mandate from August 26, 2021.

Latest Update

September 20, 2021

As part of the Governor’s Executive Order #2021-20, #87, regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, restricted access to campus will begin on Monday, September 27. 

The College will begin free COVID testing on Monday, September 27, beginning at 6:00 AM for those not vaccinated for COVID-19.  Testing will conclude at 6:30 PM on Monday and resume on Tuesday at 6:00 AM. Testing, or proof of a negative test, will result in the issuance of a weekly COVID Tested Entrance Pass that will be valid from Wednesday to Wednesday.  Testing will occur every Monday and Tuesday until the order is lifted.

In order to utilize the free COVID-19 testing at John A. Logan College, you will be required to complete the attached Consent Form.  Please print and sign the form and bring it with you for your first test.  Failure to provide the form will result in you not being permitted to test.  Directions to establish your SHIELD IL portal account is listed below.

For those that do not test on Monday, testing will resume on Tuesday, September 21, from 6 AM until 6:30 PM. 

Beginning Monday, September 27 those with either the Fast Pass or COVID Tested Entrance Pass can enter campus at the Mary Logan Rd. entrance or in the Fast Pass Lane at the Greenbriar entrance.

After Tuesday, for those that need to enter campus and do not have a pass, you will be required to bring proof of a negative test (at your expense) to the Greenbriar entrance to be issued a weekly COVID Tested Entrance Pass.  Or, you can bring proof of vaccination with a photo ID to gain entrance to campus. Once you are vaccinated, obtain a Fast Pass from the Office of Human Resources in C116.

Visitors will be given separate instructions regarding their requirements to enter campus.  Logan Fitness Patrons should contact Logan Fitness for instructions.

Visit the John A. Logan College COVID-19 website www.jalc.edu/covid19 for updates and further details.

Testing Information

We have partnered with SHIELD Illinois to provide salvia-based COVID-19 tests. In order to utilize this service, you will need to create your SHIELD Illinois patient portal account. You should create this prior to your first test to help expedite the process. Please bring your mobile or electronic device to the testing site. WE WILL NOT BE TAKING APPOINTMENTS FOR TESTING.

What is SHIELD Illinois?

SHIELD Illinois is a University of Illinois program whose goal is to share the innovative, saliva-based COVID-19 test developed at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign with the rest of the state. The process requires individuals to simply deposit a small amount of saliva in a vial, which usually takes less than five minutes, and provides results within 24 hours of samples reaching a SHIELD Illinois lab.

Testing instructions

Individuals should not eat, drink (including water), chew gum, smoke, or use tobacco products within 60 minutes of providing a saliva sample. Doing any of these things within 60 minutes of providing a sample could produce an inconclusive result and require the individual to re-test. Test results will be posted in the patient portal after the lab results are completed.

Create your SHIELD IL Portal account

In order to view test results, individuals should create an account on the SHIELD IL portal. Please use the URL and Agency Code below to create your portal. If you are the parent or guardian of a minor(s) and wish to see their results, please first create a portal for yourself then add your minor(s) as dependents to your account. Do not delete this email until you have set up your account.

Go to SHIELD IL Portal
Agency Code for Students: sifhgi3o-stu

Employees

As part of the Governor’s Executive Order #2021-20, #87, regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, restricted access to campus will begin on Wednesday, September 22. 

The College will begin free COVID testing on Monday, September 20, beginning at 1:00 PM for those not vaccinated for COVID-19.  Testing will conclude at 6:30 PM on Monday and resume on Tuesday at 6:00 AM. Testing, or proof of a negative test, will result in the issuance of a weekly COVID Tested Entrance Pass that will be valid from Wednesday to Wednesday.  Testing will occur every Monday and Tuesday until the order is lifted.

In order to utilize the free COVID-19 testing at John A. Logan College, you will be required to complete the attached Consent Form.  Please print and sign the form and bring it with you for your first test.  Failure to provide the form will result in you not being permitted to test.  Directions to establish your SHIELD IL portal account is listed below.

Beginning Monday, all lanes will be marked, however, we will not be checking Fast Pass ID’s or COVID Tested Entrance Pass until Wednesday, September 22, beginning at 5:00 AM. 

For those that do not test on Monday, testing will resume on Tuesday, September 21, from 6 AM until 6:30 PM. 

Beginning Wednesday, those with either the Fast Pass or COVID Tested Entrance Pass can enter campus at the Mary Logan Rd. entrance or in the Fast Pass Lane at the Greenbriar entrance.

After Tuesday, for those that need to enter campus and do not have a pass, you will be required to bring proof of a negative test (at your expense) to the Greenbriar entrance to be issued a weekly COVID Tested Entrance Pass.  Or, you can bring proof of vaccination with a photo ID to gain entrance to campus. Once you are vaccinated, obtain a Fast Pass from the Office of Human Resources in C116.

Visitors will be given separate instructions regarding their requirements to enter campus.  Logan Fitness Patrons should contact Logan Fitness for instructions.

Visit the John A. Logan College COVID-19 website www.jalc.edu/covid19 for updates and further details.

Testing Information

We have partnered with SHIELD Illinois to provide salvia-based COVID-19 tests. In order to utilize this service, you will need to create your SHIELD Illinois patient portal account. You should create this prior to your first test to help expedite the process. Please bring your mobile or electronic device to the testing site. WE WILL NOT BE TAKING APPOINTMENTS FOR TESTING.

What is SHIELD Illinois?

SHIELD Illinois is a University of Illinois program whose goal is to share the innovative, saliva-based COVID-19 test developed at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign with the rest of the state. The process requires individuals to simply deposit a small amount of saliva in a vial, which usually takes less than five minutes, and provides results within 24 hours of samples reaching a SHIELD Illinois lab.

Testing instructions

Individuals should not eat, drink (including water), chew gum, smoke, or use tobacco products within 60 minutes of providing a saliva sample. Doing any of these things within 60 minutes of providing a sample could produce an inconclusive result and require the individual to re-test. Test results will be posted in the patient portal after the lab results are completed.

Create your SHIELD IL Portal account

In order to view test results, individuals should create an account on the SHIELD IL portal. Please use the URL and Agency Code below to create your portal. If you are the parent or guardian of a minor(s) and wish to see their results, please first create a portal for yourself then add your minor(s) as dependents to your account. Do not delete this email until you have set up your account.Go to SHIELD IL Portal
Agency Code for Employees: sifhgi3o-emp


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