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COVID-19 Information

The following changes are being made to the COVID-19 vaccine mandate requirements effective immediately. 

All students can now take in-person classes (and access in-person services) if they meet ONE of the following:

  1. Upload proof of COVID-19 vaccine (See instructions to upload) OR
  2. Test for COVID-19 twice a week (not on consecutive days) at the approved SCCCD testing sites. 

You only need to submit documentation once.

We will also continue to offer quality online classes and services.

Proof of Vaccine Upload Site

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Proof of Vaccine Upload Site

Upload your COVID-19 vaccine documentation. It can take 48 hours to process your documentation before you can register for classes.

Submit COVID Vaccine Card

 

Vaccine FAQs for Students 

For a full set of FAQs, please see the State Center Community College District FAQs. 

In-person students who have symptoms and/or test positive:

  1. Stay home and email reportcovid@maderacollege.edu or call 559-675-4198. Someone will reach out to you with next steps.
  2. Reach out to your instructors. Faculty will be as flexible as possible with you.
See district procedures for students.


All students with symptoms:

Reach out to your instructor for support needed if you are not able to complete your studies. Faculty will be as flexible as possible with you.

  1. Go to,  COVID Vaccine Mandate Site
  2. Login in with your student account (SCCCD login)
  3. Confirm date of birth
  4. Select the middle button, “Enter My COVID-19 Vaccination Information
  5. Select Upload to provide a copy of vaccination card (see instructions below)
  6. Verify Upload
  7. Select “Cancel Upload” or “Looks Good”
  8. Select Add Immunization
    1. Enter the date of your COVID-19 immunization and the immunization type of your first dose
    2. Make sure to upload the dates of both doses if you received a two-dose vaccine. 
  1. Select Done

Uploading Documentation

If using a mobile device with a camera:

  1. Select Upload to provide a copy of vaccination card. Select one of the options:
  • Photo Library – to access an existing photo of your vaccine card
  • Take Photo to take a photo using your mobile device
  • Choose File to select a scan of your vaccination card and save it as a .PDF, .PNG, .JPG, .JPEG, or .GIF file.
  1. Verify Upload: Select “Cancel Upload”, “Edit Image”, or “Looks Good”

If using a computer without a camera:

  1. First, take a picture or scan of your vaccine card. Save it as a .PDF, .PNG, .JPG, .JPEG, or .GIF file.
  • If needed, email the picture or scanned image to your email address
  • Save the picture or scanned image to the Download folder on your computer
  1. Select Upload
  • Navigate to your Download folder
  • If you do not see your file, select the drop-down, “Custom files” and choose “All files”. You will see this option in the lower right of the navigation window.
  • Select the picture or scanned image
  1. Verify Upload: Select “Cancel Upload” or “Looks Good”

 

If you have misplaced your vaccine card, the State of California offers a digital COVID-19 vaccine portal with a digital copy of your vaccine record:  https://myvaccinerecord.cdph.ca.gov/

Students with an approved medical or religious exemption must complete a COVID-19 test two times a week. Please check your student email for your assigned days of the week.

All students can test at any SCCCD college (Madera Community College, Fresno City College, Reedley College, and Clovis Community College).

Madera Community College Information: 

Hours: Mon-Thur, 9 am-6 pm (closed from 12:30 – 1 p.m.)

No symptoms and taking classes in person
Location: R3-B (See map)

Symptoms and/or taking online classes
Location: Parking Lot C (Shield t3 drive thru map)
Call 559-675-4199 to not notify the technicians of your arrival or leave a voicemail. Park in one of the designated Shield T3 testing stalls and wait for a technician to assist. Please remain in your vehicle while testing.  

Please note: You must not have anything to eat or drink the hour prior to testing.

Testing should not take longer than 10-15 minutes.

It takes approximately 48 hours to confirm your submission. To view the status of your submission, click on “Medical Clearances” on the left side of the COVID Vaccine Mandate Site.

If you have misplaced your vaccine card, the State of California can provide a digital copy of your vaccine record at the Digital COVID-19 Vaccine Record website.


For questions, call 559-675-4839 or email outreach@maderacollege.edu.

Masks are strongly recommended but not required. 

Make an appointment at myturn.ca.gov or call (833) 422-4255 and schedule your appointment for a clinic in the community. There are appointment and walk-in options. 

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have made clear that the vaccines are safe and effective. The Pfizer vaccine is now fully FDA approved and others have met the FDA’s rigorous, scientific standards for emergency use authorization. 

Learn more about the Delta variant and why it is important to get vaccinated. 

Physical distancing requirements have been eliminated inside and outside for everyone.

No. However, to maximize protection from COVID-19 and reduce the possibility of spreading it to others, all individuals are strongly encouraged to get vaccinated. 

Please continue to check your student email for updates.

Thank you for your patience as we roll out this important new requirement. The values of Madera Community College include providing a safe learning environment, and we are working hard to roll out this new requirement as effectively as possible. 

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