Learn about testing and reporting illness or exposure to COVID-19.
El Camino College (ECC) provides no-cost COVID-19 testing to all students, faculty, and staff.
If an ECC student or employee fall ill, have been exposed to a confirmed COVID-19 case, or test positive for COVID-19 themselves, they must:
Students and employees must not report to campus if they test positive and/or are exhibiting symptoms of COVID-19 after close contact, and should not return to campus until the criteria to discontinue home isolation are met.
El Camino College discourages any person from attending school or performing work while they are sick.
ECC will maintain all information about a student’s, faculty, and staff’s COVID-related information as a confidential medical record in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and HIPAA.
In the event of a serious COVID-19 related illness or death, or if 3 or more confirmed COVID-19 cases in an exposed group on campus in a 14-day period are identified, ECC is obligated by the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (LACDPH) to report to these cases to the local health department.
Contact tracing will commence as soon as the ECC COVID-19 Testing Center is notified of a positive COVID-19 case.
The contact tracing steps are as follows:
Students or employees who test positive for COVID-19, regardless of vaccination status, previous COVID-19 infection or lack of symptoms, cannot return to campus until all the following are true:
Contact the ECC COVID Testing Center at 310-660-3593 ext. 7723 or firstname.lastname@example.org.