The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is responding to an outbreak of respiratory disease caused by a novel (new) coronavirus that was first detected in China and which has now been detected in more than 100 locations internationally, including in the United States. The virus has been named “SARS-CoV-2” and the disease it causes has been named “coronavirus disease 2019” (abbreviated “COVID-19”). Source: CDC
Rochester University Preparedness and Response Team (PRT)
The RU Preparedness and Response Team is in place and is following guidelines from the CDC and the State of Michigan to keep you safe and reduce the risk for SARS-CoV-2 spread. Campus community members with COVID-19 questions/concerns that are not answered on this page are encouraged to submit questions to the University’s Preparedness and Response Team using the Contact PRT form below.
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As the crisis with COVID-19 continues to develop and the situation changes rapidly, we at Rochester University continue to be committed to providing a quality education while doing all in our power to protect the health and safety of the University community.