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.
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
- CDC’s About COVID-19
- CDC’s COVID-19 Science and Research
- WHO’s COVID-19 Advice for the Public: Mythbusters
- WHO’s Global Research on COVID-19
- WHO’s Infodemic Management
- WHO’s Origins of the SARS-CoV-2 Virus
- WHO Q&A’s on COVID-19 and Related Health Topics
- CA’s Notify Stop the Spread
- CDC’s COVID Data Tracker
- CDPH’s State and County Data
- DataSF Key Public Health Indicators
- GISAID Science Initiative: Tracking COVID-19 Variants
- Tracking COVID-19 in California
- WHO’s COVID-19 Dashboard
For more information on SF State COVID-19 data and tracking, please visit the COVID-19 dashboard.
- CDC Symptoms of COVID-19
- CDC’s “How to Protect Yourself and Others”
- CDC’s “Prevent Getting Sick”
- CDC’s “People at Increased Risk”
- CDC’s “If You Are Sick or Caring for Someone”
- CDC’s “Daily Activities and Going Out”
- CDC’s “Stress and Coping”
- CDPH's "Protect Yourself and Your Family From COVID-19"
For information on wellness resources available at SF State, please visit Wellness.
For more information on SF State COVID-19 prevention plans, please visit Campus Planning.
- CDC’s Guidance for Educators & School Administrators
- CDC’s information for Community, Work, and School
- CDC’s Travel Guidance
- OSHA Protecting Workers: Guiding on Mitigating and Preventing the Spread of COVID-19 in the Workplace
- WHO’s Advice for Health workers and administrators
- WHO Travel Advice
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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