People can protect themselves and others from the spread of illness by practicing these healthy habits:
Wash hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds or use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer. Wash your hands with warm water and soap for at least 20 seconds or use hand sanitizer that is at least 60% alcohol if soap and water are not available.
Avoid touching your face, eyes, nose and mouth.
Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue or your sleeve (not your hands) when coughing or sneezing.
Wipe down surfaces with disinfectant products.
Do not share cups, utensils, lip balm, etc.
Practice social distancing when possible.
Avoid contact with people who are sick, especially if they are exhibiting cold or flu-like symptoms.
Stay home if you are sick. Avoid contact with others except when seeking medical care.Watch for cough, shortness of breath and fever. If you feel ill, call your health care provider before going in for an appointment or if you have any questions or health concerns.
For students, Medical Services offers a 24/7 nurse line and can provide advice and recommendations: 303-492-5101.
There are resources available for members of the CU Boulder community experiencing personal impacts due to the novel coronavirus outbreak. Whether individuals have loved ones in affected areas or other connections to people impacted by the outbreak, all members of the CU Boulder community have access to services that may be helpful.
The International Student and Scholar office provides resources for all international students, faculty and staff. The ISSS office is located in the Center for Community, room S355 (third floor). Drop-in advising hours are Monday through Friday between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m., except for Wednesdays when drop-in advising is available from 12:30 p.m.-3 p.m. The office can be contacted via email or by calling 303-492-8057. Visit the ISSS website for more information and the latest news relevant to international students, faculty and staff.