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COVID-19 Crisis update

Southwestern Illinois College campuses will remain closed throughout Governor Pritzker’s Executive Order in Response to COVID-19. Summer and Fall registration are now open.  All summer courses will be conducted through on-line/alternative delivery methods. If the Governor lifts the executive order, courses that include a face-to-face requirement (i.e. labs, clinicals, vocational) will have the ability to …

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SWIC taking additional precautions in response to COVID-19

Southwestern Illinois College is closely watching the activities associated with the coronavirus. The following policies will be implemented by SWIC beginning March 22, 2020 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.  INSTRUCTION • SWIC college courses will be delivered via online or alternative delivery mechanisms beginning March 22 for the remainder of the spring 2020 semester …

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SWIC to extend spring break March 16-22 as precaution

Southwestern Illinois College’s President Nick Mance announced the College will extend spring break for students by one week (March 16-22) as a precautionary measure related to COVID-19. Students currently enrolled in online courses are continuing their academic progression as normal. To reduce the density of people on campus, alternative instructional delivery will resume on March …

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Psychiatric Services of Southern Illinois

(618) 236-6501 2900 Frank Scott Pkwy W. 990, Belleville Monday – Thursday, 8:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Friday 8:30 a.m. – 2 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, closed This psychiatric hospital in St. Clair County is currently holding appointments via telemedicine until further notice. For more information call or visit the website.

Chestnut Health Systems

(618) 397-0900 12 N. 64th St., Belleville Hours: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday; 8 a.m. – 6 p.m., Wednesday; closed Saturday and Sunday The addiction and psychiatric crisis treatment center provides 24-hour short-term supervised care for persons 18 years of age and older experiencing an acute psychiatric crisis that do not …

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West Belleville Health Center

(618) 398-9850 7210 W. Main St., suite 204 The team of health care professionals specializes in adult and family medicine, pediatrics, obstetrics and gynecology, behavioral health and dental care services. Visit the website to find a provider near you.

Missouri History Museum Open

5700 Lindell Boulevard, Forest Park, St. Louis (314) 746-4599 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., Wednesday through Sunday You must reserve free, timed-entry tickets in advance to visit. The Missouri History Museum Shop will be open Wednesday through Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Café St. Louis will reopen July 22. The History Clubhouse …

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Juneteenth: Message from the President

Juneteenth: a time for reflection and recommitment on the Black Life and the Fight against Racism As an institution of higher education, we at Southwestern Illinois College are committed to valuing human life,with respect, fairness, equality, and dignity. I am appalled at the recent events across our country, the tragic deaths of George Floyd, Ahmaud …

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The St. Louis Wheel is open

(314) 923-3900 Union Station, 201 S. 18th St., St. Louis The St. Louis Wheel is now open and accepting reservations for guests. To purchase tickets and learn more about safety protocol, visit the website.

St. Louis Aquarium is open

(314) 923-3900 Union Station, 201 S. 18th St., St. Louis All aquarium guests will be required to reserve timed tickets in advance, including annual pass holders. Guests over the age of 9 must wear masks.  At the Ropes Course and Mirror Maze, guests will be offered gloves.   For more information, visit the Aquarium website.

St. Louis Zoo reopens

(314) 781-0900 1 Government Drive, St. Louis Reservations will be required. Visitors are limit to one-third capacity of normal attendance. Masks will be required for guests who are older than 9 and who are medically able to wear them. Three attractions at the Zoo will remain closed: Penguin and Puffin Coast, Insectarium and the 4D Theater. …

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Cutter’s Bar & Grill is open

(618) 235-7642 239 Carlyle Ave., Belleville  Patio Seating and carryout orders available.   Until further notice Patio hours will be 11 a.m. – 9 p.m., daily. Call to place your carryout order.