Guidance from the CDC indicates that other general prevention measures that prevent the flu and other viruses, such as hand washing, covering your mouth and nose when coughing or sneezing and importantly, staying home when you are sick, are also the best measures to protect from contracting COVID-2019.

It is important to rely on official sources of information for facts about COVID-19, not share unconfirmed information, and practice prevention measures like handwashing, covering your coughs and sneezes, and cleaning frequently touched surfaces.

Appalachian is implementing measures for everyone’s healthy and safe return to campus. Read about them here.