Health & Safety
The health and safety of our College community is a priority. For more detailed information about COVID-19, please visit the websites for the Centers for Disease Control or Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services.
How Can You Protect Yourself
- Wash your hands frequently with soap and water.
- Keep hand sanitizer or wipes with you.
- If at all possible, avoid close contact with people who are sick.
- Cover your mouth and nose when you cough or sneeze.
- Avoid touching your eyes, nose or mouth to prevent infection.
What can I do to keep myself healthy?
Everyday preventative actions can help minimize the spread of respiratory viruses, including the flu or a cold.
- Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
- Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth with unwashed hands.
- Stay at home when you are sick.
- When you cough or sneeze, cover your mouth and nose with your elbow or a tissue. Throw away tissues immediately into a trash can, and clean your hands with soap and water or an alcohol-based sanitizer.
- Clean and disinfect items and surfaces that you touch frequently with a regular household cleaning spray or wipe.
- Wash your hands frequently with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, especially after going to the bathroom, before eating, after blowing your nose, coughing or sneezing.
- If you have a fever, cough or difficulty breathing, seek medical care early.
- Don’t share items such as cups, utensils or other personal items.
More Information About COVID-19
You can find more information from the following resources:
- Centers for Disease Control
- Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services has a statewide public hotline for citizens who want guidance on novel coronavirus: 1-877-435-8411. The hotline is operated by medical professionals and is available 24/7.
- St. Louis County Department of Public Health has a hotline for anyone who believes they may have been exposed to COVID-19 or if they are experiencing symptoms. Please call 314-615-2660.