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COVID-19 (“Coronavrius”) Information and Resources

COVID-19 (“Coronavrius”) Information and Resources

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Laurus College representatives are closely monitoring COVID-19. Our campuses remain open and everyday cleaning measures are being taken.

There are currently no reported outbreaks near our campuses, learning sites or administrative offices. Nevertheless, we are taking every precaution to maintain the health and safety of our students, faculty, and staff. As a result, we ask that anyone who is sick attend class from home. In addition, please attend from home for 14 days if you have recently visited impacted areas in China, Japan, Iran, Italy, and South Korea.

Please note that if you feel more comfortable attending classes remotely / from your home, you are welcome to do so in accordance with the College’s attendance policy (please reach out to your instructor if you have any questions).

To help prevent the spread of illnesses (including COVID-19), please follow the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Guidelines:

1. Avoid close contact.
Avoid close contact with people who are sick. When you are sick, keep your distance from others to protect them from getting sick too.

2. Stay home when you are sick.
This will help prevent spreading your illness to others.

3. Cover your mouth and nose.
Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue when coughing or sneezing. It may prevent those around you from getting sick. 

4. Clean your hands.
Washing your hands often will help protect you from germs. If soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand rub.

5. Avoid touching your eyes, nose or mouth.
Germs are often spread when a person touches something that is contaminated with germs and then touches his or her eyes, nose, or mouth.

6. Practice other good health habits.
Clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces at home, work or school, especially when someone is ill. Get plenty of sleep, be physically active, manage your stress, drink plenty of fluids, and eat nutritious food.

Recommended Websites:

California Department of Public Health
World Health Organization
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)