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Health & Safety

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:

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