Mt. Mercy University To Unveil School Plans Soon


Mount Mercy University in Cedar Rapids is set to release its back to school plan soon. KCRG-TV 9 reports President Bob Beatty says he's waiting for more information from the state about sports, but the decision on school is coming soon.

Beatty says at least some classes will be online and the school will create a quarantine facility to house students who need to be quarantined.

“They are obviously continuing their education in a very safe environment and healthy environment,” Beatty tells KCRG-TV 9. “Until they are well and recovered from the virus or they were not infected from the virus and were able to return to campus.”

Beatty did not specify where the quarantine facility will be located. The school also announced it will require social distancing on campus and masks will be mandatory everywhere.

(Photo: KCRG-TV 9)