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CDC: Interim Guidance for Administrators of US Institutions of Higher EducationApril 2, 2020
Plan, Prepare, and Respond to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
AUTHORITY: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
DATE PRODUCED: Last Revised March 18, 2020
THE QUESTIONS IT ANSWERS:
- How should administrators of public and private institutions of higher education (IHE) prepare for, and respond to, COVID-19?
- What should administrators do if they have a confirmed person with COVID-19 on campus?
SHORT DESCRIPTION: This guidance will help administrators of public and private institutions of higher education (IHE) and their partners understand how to help prevent the transmission of COVID-19 among students, faculty, and staff. It also aims to help IHE react quickly should a case be identified in the IHE or if there is spread within the community in which the IHE is located. The guidance includes considerations to help administrators plan for the continuity of teaching, learning, and research if there is community spread of COVID-19 and address concerns related to COVID-19 associated stigma.