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COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Resources​

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A​s the coronavirus (COVID-19) concerns continue to increase in California, we want to provide our community with new information when appropriate. Our top priority is the health and safety of our students and staff, and we take this responsibility seriously. Aligned with these safety precautions, Norco College is temporarily closed through June 19, 2020

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The California Department of Public Health has identified a number of precautions to protect yourself and those around you, including:

  • Washing your hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds or clean your hands often with an alcohol-based hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose or mouth with unwashed hands.
  • ​Covering your nose and mouth with a tissue when coughing or sneezing (or an elbow or shoulder if no tissue is available). Discard tissue and wash your hands.
  • Riverside County health officials have issued a public health order to cover your face when outdoors or in public spaces - “The face coverings do not have to be hospital grade but need to cover the nose and mouth. For example, bandanas, fabric masks and neck gaiters are acceptable. Fabric covers and bandanas can be washed and used again.
  • Practice Social distancing – stay home except to leave the house for essential items. Call your health care provider or local public health department first before seeking medical attention.
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If you have medical related questions, contact your health care provider or the Riverside County Health department at (951) 358-5107 during business hours or the emergency line at (951) 782-2974. For general questions regarding coronavirus, call 2-1-1. You can also call the CDC hotline at 1-800-CDC-INFO.

COVID-19 Updates 
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Settlement House is providing Norco students with a FREE bag of groceries worth $60-75 once a week Monday through Friday from 1:00pm to 2:00pm. You will need to your Norco College Student ID.  Address:  507 S. Vicentia Ave, Corona, CA 92882 ​ 

The Riverside County Office of Education is offering FREE meal service to RCCD students at six locations throughout the county of Riverside. Food service will be from 8:30 am to 11:30 AM. The locations below will provide two breakfast meals and two lunch meals per student so that one trip will last two days. 

Riverside 

Arlington Regional Learning Center 

6511 Arlington Ave., Riverside  92503 

 
Hemet and San Jacinto  

Betty Gibbel Regional Learning Center  

1251 Eagle Dr., San Jacinto 92583 

 
Southern Riverside County  

David Long Regional Learning Center  

41350 Guava St., Murrieta, 92562 

 
Perris and Moreno Valley  

Val Verde Regional Learning Center  

3010 Webster Ave., Perris, 92571 


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If you have lost your job due to COVID-19 OnwardCA is an initiative of companies, foundations, and humans to get California workers displaced by COVID-19 essential life services and back to work as quickly as possible. This new resource that will help you: 
  •  Connect to essential life services (money, food, shelter, etc.) 
  • Connected to retraining opportunities  
  • Connect to their next job 
Local job postings are available online through NC Connect 
Websites to Find Contracting Opportunities: 
FREE Internet Access
​If you do not have internet access, the following companies are offering FREE internet service for 60 days to students. Please contact the companies directly for more information:
​​FREE Access to Electronic Textbooks
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The following platforms require registration using your RCCD email address, which should take 5-10 minutes. Instructions for registering can be found here
  • RedShelf (Note: free access through May 25; limit 7 books max per students.
  • Vital Source (Note: free access through May 25; limit 7 books max per student)
  • JoVE (Note: free access through June 15; limit applies to Science Education only)
  • Cengage (Note: free access to all our digital platforms and 14,000 ebooks through Cengage Unlimited, for the remainder of this semester)

Libby, by Overdrive app - use your local library card to borrow thousands of ebooks and audiobooks free of charge​

FREE Mental Health Counseling 

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Resources to Decompress: 
​​Online Student Services
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Although campus is closed, most student services are still operational online. For more info regarding financial aid, student employment, food pantry access, DRC resources, EOPS/CARE/CalWORKS, Foster Youth, Career Center, and Transfer Center, services please visit online student services. 

Norco College Student Services Weekly Newsletter
​​Transition to Online Classes
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All classes, including lab classes, are fully online via Canvas as of March 23, 2020For updates and resources during your transition to online learning visit www.norcocollege.edu/online​​. 

Support and help is available 24 hours a day/7 days a week because we want you to have help when you need it. Contact Canvas Support toll free by calling (844) 603-4264.  Here are additional ways to get technical support:  

​​Online Tutoring & Supplemental Instruction
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  • During the COVID-19 campus closures LRC tutoring will be online via ZOOM, Monday-Thursday: 9am-8pm, Friday 9am-4pm, and Saturday: 9am-2pm. 
  • Use these drop-in schedules (no appointment necessary) to find the access link for drop-in tutoring by subject: 
  • ​Click HERE to schedule a set appointment with a tutor. 5-10 minutes before the start of a scheduled appointment you will receive an email with a Zoom link to access your online tutoring session​.
  • ​All Supplemental Instruction Sessions will be online via Zoom at their scheduled times. Click  HERE to view the SI Schedule and find the access link for each SI session. 
  • For additional information please email the LRC.