Public Health Information and Guidelines

To keep our campus community well informed, educated and engaged, we have gathered a list of important COVID-19 health information and guidelines from official public health organizations.

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As official public health guidelines shift in the wake of new developments, we will update our response plan and our resource list below accordingly. If you have any updates regarding COVID-19 that you would like to share from trusted public health sources that may be helpful to our Gator community.

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Public Health Resources

Please note that SF State follows California Occupational Safety and Health Administration (Cal/OSHA) and Centers for Disease Control (CDC) for public health guidelines.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is a U.S. federal government agency whose mission is to protect the U.S. from healthy, safety, and security threats. The CDC increases the health security of our nation by conducting critical science, providing health information and working with state health departments and other organizations throughout the country and the world to prevent and control diseases. 


Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) belongs to the United States Department of Labor. OSHA ensures safe and healthful working conditions for workers by setting and enforcing standards and providing training, outreaching, education and assistance.

San Francisco Department of Public Health (SFDPH), which includes the Disease Prevention and Control Branch, protects and promotes the health of San Francisco residents and visitors by working directly with the public to improve individual and community health.

World Health Organization (WHO) works worldwide to promote health, safety and serve the vulnerable. The WHO’s primary role is to direct and coordinate international health within the United Nations system through prevention, surveillance, containment, treatment and much more.

    California Department of Public Health (CDPH) protects the health of all Californians and helps shape positive outcomes for individuals, families and communities. CDPH’s fundamental responsibilities include infectious disease control and prevention, food safety, patient safety, emergency preparedness, chronic disease prevention and health promotion, health equity and vital records and statistics.

      Public Health Information and Guidelines Resources

      For more information on how SF State is using this guidance to inform our response and planning, please visit Campus Planning.

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      COVID-19 Resources