SARS, Coronavirus/COVID-19 and other airborne viruses



*NOTE: These are generic for any pandemic. If a pandemic is declared, specific information will be disseminated in accord with the NC Division of Public Health and the CDC’s current recommendations.

Infection Control Measures for Pandemic Influenza in Healthcare Settings
Personal Protective Equipment and Supplies needed for Pandemic Influenza Preparedness
Personal protective equipment and supplies – Influenza Preparedness
Pandemic Influenza Work Guidelines
Pandemic Flu Preparedness Plan
Pandemic Influenza Student Guidelines

  • Outpatient screening Appendix B
  • Epidemiological Risk Appendix C
  • Clinical Management Appendix D & E
  • Respiratory Hygiene/Cough Etiquette Appendix F
  • Infection Control Recommendations Appendix G
  • Droplet & Contact Precautions Appendix K
  • Screening Staff/Patients/Visitors Appendix N

Coronavirus/COVID-19 Response Training For Students

NIEHS COVID-19 Response Training
Please follow the link below and sign up for the NIEHS COVID-19 Training. Upon completion of your training, you will be provided a certificate which you will take to the Student Affairs Office.

Frequently asked questions about Coronavirus/COVID-19

What is COVID-19?

What are the symptoms of COVID-19?

Who is at higher risk for the disease?

I have symptoms of COVID-19, what should I do?

I work in the clinic/hospital…what precautions should I take?

I’ve traveled recently to Europe…what restrictions should I follow?

I’ve traveled recently within the United States…what should I do?

Depending on where you traveled and possible exposure to people who are ill, you may require monitoring.  Two of the “hot spots” for COVID-19 are Seattle, WA and New Rochelle, NY.

Should I travel in the United States?

Further questions?

Please contact the Office of Prospective Health.

We’ll try to answer your questions as quickly as possible.