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University Communications on Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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Preventitive Measures for Coronavirus. Washing your hands is the best protection. Avoid close contact with people who are sick. Face masks are recommended by the CDC. Cover your cough or sneeze. Social Distance. Clean and disinfect often.

Coronavirus – Symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure and can include: Fever (picture of person with fever); Breathing difficulties (picture of person with lungs); Cough (picture of a person coughing).

Be safe, wear your mask. (picture of a mask. Alcorn logo mark).

CORONAVIRUS 1. Wash your hands as often as possible. When no water is available use an alcohol based hand sanitizer. 2. Maintain a social distance of 6 feet. 3. Avoid touching your eyes, nose or mouth. 4. No kissing, no hugging, no shaking hands. 5. Cover your mouth with a tissue when you sneeze and dispose of it properly immediately after. 6. If you feel sick, call ahead to Rowan Hall Health Services Center before showing up: 601-877-6460. 7. If you feel sick after hours Dial Campus Dispatch: 601-877-3000. www.alcorn.edu/coronavirus (picture of a coronavirus germ)

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, we are taking precautions to keep our students, faculty, and staff safe. (Picture of a stop sign with a hand) STOP DO NOT ENTER THE CLINIC. BEFORE ARRIVING, CALL AHEAD TO HEALTH SERVICES, YOUR PRIMARY CARE PROVIDER, OR URGENT CARE FACILITY. YOU WILL BE DIRECTED ON HOW TO PROCEED. 601-877-6460 THANK YOU. After hours or in case of a medical emergency, dial Campus Dispatch at 601-877-3000. ALCORN STATE UNIVERSITY HEALTH & DISABILITY SERVICES, Rowan Hall Health Services Center.

20 Second Hand-Washing the Alcorn Way...e Alcorn Ode.Beneath the shade of giant trees, Fanned by a balmy southern breeze Thy classic walls have dared to stand A giant thou art in learning’s band; O, Alcorn dear, our mother, hear Thy name, we praise, thy name we sing. 20 seconds = Try singing the first verse of the Alcorn Ode during hand-washing. Singing a song is recommended to help you wash your hands for the proper amount of time.

Tips for Social Distancing and Infection Control at Work. (Picture of two people 6 feet apart) FOLLOW THESE TIPS WHEN AT THE OFFICE: 1. Consider installing physical barriers, such as partitions, and changing workspace layouts to ensure all individuals remains at least six feet apart. 2. Close communal spaces, such as break rooms, if possible or stagger use and clean and disinfect in between uses. 3. Remove magazines and coff ee pots from waiting areas. 4. Avoid using other employee’s phones, pens, staplers, or other work tools and equipment, when possible. Clean and disinfect them before and after use. 5. Wash your hands for 20 seconds with soap. 6. Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces such as workstations, keyboards, telephones, handrails, doorknobs, machinery controls on a regular basis. 7. Replace in-person meetings with video- or teleconference calls whenever possible. 8. Restrict nonessential visitors, volunteers, and activities. 9. Avoid physical contact such as shaking hands and fi st/elbow bumps. 10. Maintain a 6 foot distance while walking and standing in lines. 11. Minimize ridesharing. Wear a mask if unavoidable. 12. Wear a face mask or cloth face covering in public. 13. Keep at least 6 feet distance between yourself and others, even when you wear a face mask. FOR MORE INFORMATION: Department of Health and Disability Services 601-877-6460.


We recognize that this is a rapidly evolving situation and have begun implementing contingency plans for university operations. As always, our top priority remains the health and well-being of our faculty, staff, students and community.