Keeping Our Community Safe & Healthy
Georgetown University officials are monitoring the COVID-19 situation closely and are taking a number of steps to ensure the health and safety of our community. Check the Georgetown University website for information about our campus, including messages to the community, university resources, FAQs and more. Faculty and instructors should be planning for instructional continuity in the event that the university moves to online courses.
Instructional Continuity Readiness
Helpful Workshops
Tuesday, March 10
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Dahlgren Memorial Library
Instructional Technology Lab
 Lower Level

Learn how to dispense assignments and provide feedback, create and deploy quizzes for self-learning and exams for grading, and analyze and manage students' test results and grades. Register .
Answering Questions about Distance Teaching
Zoom Workshop for GUMC
Learn how to leverage the functionality of Zoom for
teaching remotely.

Thursday, March 12
Friday, March 13
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Dahlgren Memorial Library
BACC Classroom, Lower Level
CNDLS Digital Learning Webinar Series: Instructional Continuity
Thursday, March 26
12:00 p.m.

CNDLS hosts a robust, hourlong webinar covering a multitude of topics on instructional continuity.  Register .
Useful COVID-19 Information
F rom the CDC and Others
Handwashing is a primary way to stop the spread of infectious disease. Download this flyer for your office or lab.
Why? GUMC’s Erin Sorrell explains . ( The Washington Post video/3 minutes)
Stay Home if You Are Sick
Avoid contact with people who are sick and stay home when you are sick. The best way to prevent infection is to avoid being exposed to this virus.  View more preventive guidance from the CDC .
A Kid-Friendly Guide to COVID-19
Just for Kids: A Comic Exploring the New Coronavirus provides a kid-friendly visual guide to what is important to know about COVID-19.
(NPR audio/3 minutes)
GUMC’s Ellen Carlin explains how seasonal change may or may not make a difference . ( The Washington Post video/3 minutes)
Georgetown Global Health Faculty Contribute Expertise
Read how members of Georgetown’s Center for Global Health Science and Security are contributing their knowledge and experience to the COVID-19 outbreak.
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