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Governmental Response Information
Virginia Department of Health Updates
The Virginia Department of Health is monitoring an outbreak of respiratory illness, called coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), caused by a novel (new) coronavirus
Center for Disease Control - Situation Summary
On January 30, 2020, the International Health Regulations Emergency Committee of the World Health Organization declared the outbreak a “public health emergency of international concernexternal icon” (PHEIC). On January 31, 2020, Health and Human Services Secretary Alex M. Azar II declared a public health emergency (PHE) for the United States to aid the nation’s healthcare community in responding to COVID-19.
CDC Guidelines for High Risk Populations
Older people and people of all ages with severe underlying health conditions — like heart disease, lung disease and diabetes, for example — seem to be at higher risk of developing serious COVID-19 illness.
Overview of U.S. Domestic Response to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
This report discusses selected actions taken by the federal government to quell the introduction and spread of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in the United States.
Richmond City Coronavirus Response
This page will host frequent updates on the regional preparation for and response to the novel coronavirus known as COVID-19.
Henrico County Coronavirus Response
Henrico County is under a state of emergency to help manage its response to the COVID-19 coronavirus. We are making every effort to continue to provide the high level of service our community expects
Workplace, Home and School Safety Information
University of Richmond
Update from President Crutcher
We intend to complete a full academic year of on-campus instruction beginning in fall 2020. This may require adjustments to our operations and academic calendar.
To ensure safety and continuity, we are developing a multi-pronged approach to enhance our community’s capacity and resilience to manage COVID-19 challenges.
In order to align with government and public health guidance and/or mandates, we are working through scenarios that allow for flexibility and adjustments to teaching and campus life as needed.
Only if necessary will we consider remote learning. If we must pivot to this scenario, we will provide high-quality remote learning and the developmental, social, and career supports that help our students to grow and thrive at UR and beyond.
COVID Interim Policies
The following policies have been modified effective as of March 26, 2020 and will remain in effect until further notice. These policies are subject to change at any time as conditions warrant and will be communicated to the University community.
UR Coronavirus FAQ
Coronavirus: Frequently Asked Questions
Coronavirus: International Travel/Study Abroad
All students, faculty, and staff who have recently traveled or are planning to travel internationally this semester for any reason — personal or University-related — are asked to complete the online travel reporting form.
Research on the COVID Virus
Social Sciences Librarian