The Warsaw campus of Rappahannock Community has been closed immediately due to a positive test of COVID-19.

A student attended a science lab on campus on July 2, from 12:30 – 3:20 pm, but had not been to campus prior, nor was the student on campus the week of July 9. The student was reported to be asymptomatic, had been wearing a mask and had practiced proper social distancing. There were four other students present, as well as a lab assistant and administrative staff member. All individuals who were in direct, sustained contact are advised to self-quarantine at home until further notice and all have been notified.

RCC’s Safe Reopening Plan states:

Following confirmation of a positive test for COVID-19 within the College community, the facility affected will be immediately closed until such time as cleaning and disinfecting protocols can be completed. 

The Plan can be found on RCC’s website at:

A thorough cleaning and disinfecting of the Warsaw campus has been initiated. Notification will be released when the Warsaw campus is safe for reopening.