COVID-19 Information

SHIELD Illinois will be closed from Thursday, December 22, 2022 through Monday, January 2, 2023 for Holiday Break. SHIELD announces it will be adding a day to the testing schedule after the holiday closure on Tuesday, January 3, 2023 in the Mi-Jack Room. The January hours will be:

  • MONDAY: 2:00-4:00 pm
  • TUESDAY: 4:00-6:00 pm
  • THURSDAY: 2:00-4:00 pm
  • FRIDAY: 9:00 am-12:00 pm


Masks are optional and available on our campuses.

Please be advised that on July 12, 2022, the Governor issued EO 2022-16 rescinding the requirement that higher education employees and students be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or submit to weekly testing in order to access the college premises. SSC will no longer require the Cleared4 system and its vax or test requirement for campus access.

Free rapid COVID-19 testing at the Main Campus in South Holland through SHIELD Illinois is available in the MiJack Room on Mondays from 2 PM – 4 PM, Thursdays from 2 PM – 4 PM, and Fridays 9 AM – 12 PM. To schedule a test with SHIELD, create an account through using agency code df5brbrj.

Please visit for a list of other locations offering COVID-19 testing or for vaccine information.

Individuals who test positive should continue to use the employee online self-reporting tool or the student self-reporting tool. SSC will be strictly following the CDC guidelines for isolation and quarantine.

Updated 07/14/2022

COVID-19 Confirmed Cases
This Week 11/28/22 – 12/03/22 Cumulative Since 3/19/20
Students 0 37
Employees 0 116
Total 0 153
Table updated on 12/01/2022