As stated on the RIC website, "Rhode Island College is closely following the most current information and guidelines regarding this outbreak, including specific guidelines laid out for college campuses across the country according to the CDC and the Rhode Island Department of Health. For the most recent recommendations regarding this illness and regarding any travel plans, please refer to the following links:

State Department Travel Advisories: https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/traveladvisories/traveladvisories.html

CDC Department Travel Advisories: https://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/notices

CDC COVID 19 Information: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html

World Health Organization (WHO) COVID 19 Information: https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019

CDC Coronavirus Disease Fact Sheets:https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/downloads/2019-ncov-factsheet.pdf

We always recommend that students embrace the following health safety practices:

  • Frequently clean hands with soap and water or alcohol-based hand sanitizer;

  • Cough or sneeze into a flexed elbow or tissue. Throw the tissue away immediately and wash hands;

  • Don’t share drink containers, utensils or other personal use items;

  • Avoid close contact with anyone who is sick or has a fever and cough;

  • Do not travel if you are sick. If you have a fever, cough and/or difficulty breathing, seek medical care.

CDC - Caring for Yourself at Home:
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/if-you-are-sick/caring-for-yourself-at-home.html

CDC - What To Do if You Are Sick:
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/if-you-are-sick/steps-when-sick.html?CDC_AA_refVal=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.cdc.gov%2Fcoronavirus%2F2019-ncov%2Fabout%2Fsteps-when-sick.html "

 

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