Covid-19: Continued Essential Operations
Pioneer Pacific College and the Oregon Culinary Institute is committed to state, national and global
efforts to reduce the risk and spread of COVID-19, while appropriately continuing the essential activities
of providing students with high-quality, college level career education.
Effective Tuesday, March 17, 2020, Pioneer Pacific College and the Oregon Culinary Institute will move
to a higher level of response that continues the essential operations of the college, but seeks to reduce
the frequency of interactions among students, faculty, staff and visitors throughout all campuses,
clinicals and externship sites. Our focus is on continued college operations and implementing necessary
steps to assist in reducing the risk and spread of COVID-19.
In taking these steps, we remain mindful and informed by the public health guidance of our local county
health departments, the Oregon Health Authority and the CDC.
- Campuses shall remain open during this time with essential staff.
- All classes, with the exception of lab courses and clinicals, will move to online delivery through
our College LMS.
- Lab courses and clinicals will utilize maximum social distancing measures in the classroom. (EO
- All OUTSIDE CLINICALS in the Practical Nursing and Radiologic Technology programs are
suspended for the remainder of the term.