1/27/2020 - General Updates; Links to Public Health Agencies
As of January 27, 2020, there is no identified risk of COVID-19 on the Caltech campus.
The situation involving the novel Coronavirus infection (renamed COVID-19 on February 11, 2020) is changing and evolving rapidly as 5 cases have been confirmed in the United States with one in Los Angeles County and one in Orange County. The risk level is still low per public health officials. It is important to read official announcements from public health agencies.
Los Angeles County Public Health Department: http://publichealth.lacounty.gov/media/Coronavirus/
California Department of Public Health: https://www.cdph.ca.gov/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/Immunization/nCOV2019.aspx
Centers for Disease Control: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html
World Health Organization: https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019
(If these links are not current, go to the organization homepage and search COVID-19.)
Caltech Student Wellness Services continues to monitor the situation closely. We are working with the Pasadena Department of Public Health and following their guidance and instructions.
If you have symptoms of respiratory illness and have traveled to Wuhan, China recently or had contact with a confirmed case, please call Student Wellness Services (626-395-6393) and relay the circumstances along with your contact number. We will call you and give you instructions for your care. Please also contact Student Wellness Services with questions or concerns.