Campus Health Updates & Resources

The Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District (GCCCD) leadership continues to monitor the health and safety conditions in the San Diego region.


Proof of COVID-19 vaccination is not required for students. 



Testing for Students and Employees

COVID-19 Antigen tests (at-home tests) are available for pick up from the locations listed below. You are highly encouraged to pick up testing supplies and test regularly. Testing at the first sign of symptoms is the best way to identify and isolate the spread of the virus.


  •  Health & Wellness Center (ground floor of the I-Building) - open Monday - Friday from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Administration (F Building) - open Monday - Friday from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. 
  • Campus and Parking Safety (A Building) - open Monday - Friday from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. 

Off-campus COVID-19 Testing Locations 

COVID-19 testing is also available around the region. To find a location, visit: 

         County of San Diego Health and Human Services Agency – Testing in San Diego County

         COVID Clinic

         Family Health Centers of San Diego County - COVID-19 Testing


Reporting a Positive COVID-19 Test

If you are a student and need to report a positive COVID-19 test or have a question specific to testing, please contact the Health & Wellness Center at 619-660-4200 or email Julia.Chavez@gcccd.edu or Rieko.Suto@gcccd.edu.


If you are an employee and need to report a positive COVID-19 test please contact Francys Ropohl (Francys.Ropohl@gcccd.edu).


  • Everyone (regardless of vaccination status) who tests positive for COVID-19 will stay home for at least 5 calendar days after the start of symptoms or after the date of the first positive test if no symptoms are present.
  • Effective March 13, 2023, employees may return to work after day 5 if symptoms are improving AND they are fever-free for 24 hours (without the use of fever reducing medications.) No testing is necessary.

More information is available online:

COVID-19 Prevention Non-Emergency Regulations (ca.gov)

CDPH Updates COVID-19 Guidance and Reminds Californians Vaccines, Testing and Treatment Remain Available

COVID-19 Case Guide (sandiegocounty.gov)

Isolation and Precautions for People with COVID-19 | CDC.


Need to Get Vaccinated?

Getting vaccinated is the best way to protect yourself against COVID-19 and its variants. The vaccine is free and highly effective at protecting people from getting sick or ill with COVID-19. You can find more information or a vaccine clinic near you by visiting http://coronavirus-sd.com/vaccine or by calling 211.


Free Flu and COVID-19 Vaccine/Booster Clinics

Apr. 24, 2023; 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

May 22, 2023; 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Jun. 12, 2023; 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

All events are located Iin front of the B-Building


These clinics are free and open to the public. If you have any questions about the vaccine clinic, please contact Student Health and Wellness at 619-660-4200.


Additional Information about On- Campus Instruction and Activity

Face Coverings

At this time, face covering/masks are not required. 

Symptom Self-Check

As an important health and safety measure, please conduct a self-screening for symptoms before you come to campus each day.


The Self-Check process is outlined online and provides information on how to proceed if you have symptoms.

Handwashing and Disinfecting Protocol

Regular handwashing and using disinfecting wipes on high touch items are best practices to limit the spread of viruses.