Divisions over COVID-19 vaccinations has not escaped the sports community at Wartburg.
The Wartburg community will keep wearing masks inside college buildings – classrooms, dining areas and communal areas. Masks are not required in larger areas, according to a recent change.
The mask mandate requirements have been relaxed on campus after a Sept. 17 e-mail sent on behalf of President Darrel Colson. The news had mixed responses on campus.
Masks are no longer required in hallways and other large spaces where social distancing is possible, the Wartburg College Campus Health Recovery Team said in its latest mask update.
Judge Robert Pratt, a federal judge, ordered the state of Iowa to halt the enforcement of a law Governor Kim Reynolds passed in May. The judge’s order is to be put in effect immediately.
Sophomores are coming into the 2021-22 school year and still lack knowing what it’s like to really be a college student.
First year orientation looked a bit different this fall, while still incorporating unique elements from the orientation experience in 2020.
Through the ups and downs of COVID-19, the Wartburg College community persists with a hopeful and safety-minded attitude.
On Tuesday, September 21, there will be a Get Carded push day to encourage everyone in the campus community, including students, faculty and staff, to turn in their vaccination information.
Wartburg College will require masks inside all campus buildings on Aug. 23 as coronavirus cases of the delta variant continue to rise.