COVID-19 Updates at Pickens Technical College
Last Updated: September 2022
While encouraged, masks are no longer a requirement in any APS environment as a preventative measure.
You can reach our staff by dialing the main number 303-344-4910.
The campus is open Monday-Friday from 7:00 AM to 4:00 PM You are welcome to stop by the registration office to speak with staff members or make payments.
All post-secondary students in Colorado are required to show proof of two MMR (Measles, Mumps, Rubella) vaccinations. Please be aware that proof of vaccination or a signed waiver must be turned in to the school nurse before the start of the semester.
In-person COVID testing is available through your local healthcare provider and many pharmacies; testing information is available on the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment website. Home test kits are also available through your healthcare provider, pharmacies, and the federal government.
Symptom Self Assessment
Students are encouraged to complete a self-assessment every day before arriving at school. If you develop any of the symptoms below, remain at home, report your absence to your instructor, and get tested for COVID-19.
Symptoms of COVID-19 may include:
- New or unexplained persistent cough
- Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
- Loss of taste and smell
- Feeling feverish, having chills or a temperature of 100.0 or greater
- Sore throat
- Runny nose or congestion
- Muscle or body aches
Testing Positive for COVID
Students who test positive for COVID-19 are required to isolate at home for at least five (5) full days. If fever free for twenty-four (24) hours, isolation may end after the five (5) day isolation period. Upon returning to campus, individuals are required to wear a mask for the following five (5) days after the period of isolation.