GIS Covid Response Site


GIS is dedicated to creating a safe learning environment for our students and staff. Our planning is advised by CDC and state health requirements, as well as health and medical professionals from our GIS community.

We believe it is the responsibility of the entire GIS community to help keep our learning environments safe in order to minimize the risk of COVID-19 for our students and staff.

Our reopening plans are based upon the following framework:


  • Education about the virus and how to stay healthy

  • Program adjustments to maximize individual and community wellness

  • Physical and social adjustments to minimize the risk of exposure


  • Monitoring regional and local outbreaks to understand community risk

  • Ensuring individuals coming to campus are of low risk of spreading illness

  • Tracking individual cases and trending illnesses within our community


  • Communicating with local health authorities and internal community

  • Adjusting operational modes

  • Increasing/accelerating cleaning and disinfecting protocols

Please click below to view the current reopening metric status for our local counties or to see common FAQs:


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