What is the current CDC guidance for universities?
Guidance for Institutes of Higher Education
Plan, prepare, and respond to coronavirus disease 2019
At all times…
Encourage your staff or community members to protect their personal health.
Post the signs and symptoms of COVID-19:
fever, cough, shortness of breath.
Clean surfaces that are frequently touched – things such as shared desks, countertops, kitchen areas, electronics, and doorknobs.
Limit events and meetings that require close contact.
Stay up to date on developments in your community.
Create an emergency plan for possible outbreak.
Assess if community members are at higher risk and plan accordingly.
During an outbreak in your area
If you identify a case, inform people who might have been exposed.
Continue to safely clean and disinfect the person's area.
Connect with your local health departmentexternal icon.
Cancel large meetings or events.
Put your infectious disease outbreak plan into action.