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Category: COVID

Lyon reopens on-campus competitions to public

Lyon College has reopened athletic competitions to the campus community and the public. Due to the decline in COVID-19 cases on campus and in the local community, Lyon has made several updates to its spring 2022 COVID policies. The College will continue to monitor the COVID-19 pandemic and its variants and will adapt COVID policies as needed.  Athletic Policy The decrease in cases has enabled Lyon to reopen both outdoor and indoor competition to the campus community and the public. Ma... Read More
at Wednesday, February 16, 2022

What will the spring semester look like?

The spring semester at Lyon College will be a little different due to the increase in COVID-19 cases and the rise of the highly contagious Omicron variant. While the College’s policies may change as new information is released, below are a few questions and answers about what the start of the semester will be like.   Will masks be required? Yes, masks will be required when indoors on campus. This includes academic buildings, Edwards Commons, Becknell Gymnasium and residence hall... Read More
at Friday, January 7, 2022

Lyon College updates mask policy for spring semester

Lyon College has updated its mask policy for the spring semester due to the rising number of COVID-19 cases and the rise of the highly contagious Omicron variant. In order to safely continue in-person education, the College will require all persons to properly wear a mask when indoors in all campus buildings, including academic buildings, Edwards Commons, Becknell Gymnasium, and residence halls. Properly wearing a mask is defined as wearing a mask that covers both the mouth and nose. Dispos... Read More
at Monday, January 3, 2022

How will entry testing work on move-in day?

Lyon College will continue testing for COVID-19 this semester, including entry testing on move-in day and surveillance testing throughout the semester. Please read the frequently asked questions below for more information.   Will students be tested for COVID-19 when they arrive on campus? Yes, testing is the first thing students need to do when they return to campus. Students must take the test before starting the check-in process. All students returning for the fall semester are re... Read More
at Tuesday, August 3, 2021

Lyon College announces fall 2021 COVID-19 policies

Lyon College shared its fall COVID-19 policies regarding masks, vaccines, and testing with students, faculty, and staff on Friday, July 16. The College’s policy decisions were informed by the availability of the COVID-19 vaccine and by the percentage of the Lyon community and Batesville community that are vaccinated as of Monday, July 12.  The College's campus vaccination survey showed that approximately 85 percent of Lyon College employees had received at least one dose of t... Read More
at Friday, July 16, 2021