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Coronavirus COVID-19 Response

Grinnell College is committed to the health, safety, and wellbeing of our students, faculty, staff, and community as we continue to navigate the COVID-19 crisis and work to support one another through this unprecedented situation.

Important new information may come forward at any time; please continue to check your Grinnell email and this website regularly for updates or to register your questions.

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There are 4 known cases of COVID-19 in Poweshiek County. Two helpful resources tracking reported and confirmed cases of COVID-19 are:

Latest Updates

A Message from President Kington to the Grinnell Community

March 26, 2020 - We have come to a new chapter for Grinnell - our temporary “new normal” of living and learning together, yet apart. Next week we gather in virtual classrooms and connect online in our commitment to academic continuity.

COVID-19 Campus Update 3-25-20

March 25, 2020 - According to Iowa public health officials there are now four confirmed cases of COVID-19 within Poweshiek County. One of the cases, according to credible sources, is within the City of Grinnell.

COVID-19 Campus Update: 3-24-20

March 24, 2020 - Scarlet & Give Back Day has been canceled for 2020. Also includes details on contingency plan actions, clarification regarding student employment, and updates on community information and resources.

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