Health officials worldwide continue to investigate an outbreak of a novel coronavirus, now referred to as COVID-19.
The University of Arizona College of Pharmacy is cooperating with the Arizona Department of Health Services, the University of Arizona and our educational partners to ensure the health of our students, faculty and staff. You may find information about the virus and how to protect yourself through these sources:
- Univeristy of Arizona COVID-19 Information and Resources
- Arizona Department of Health Services
- University of Arizona Campus Health
- The World Health Organization
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
College of Pharmacy COVID-19 Mitigation Plans & Procedure Guidance
Below is a listing of all guidance from the university and the College of Pharmacy in regard to changes due to COVID-19. For recommendations on IT resources during this time, visit COP IT's COVID-19 Resources Page.
Updated Guidance for College of Pharmacy Community (Updated September 1):
Face shields have been acquired for faculty and students to utilize in certain settings. Instructions on how to assemble these face shields can be found here.
Faculty, staff and students are permitted to be on campus, provided they follow these rules:
- Screen yourself each day you are on campus through the Wildcat Wellcheck system
- Wear a face covering unless you are in a private office
- Practice social distancing
- Wash hands and use hand sanitizer
- Stay home if you are sick
The university has decided to allow students to continue their semester at home following the Thanksgiving break. All finals review and testing will be delivered in an online modality. Professors will discuss the specifics with their classes at the beginning of the semester.
UArizona has issued final guidance for supervisors when a colleague tests positive for COVID-19, comes into close contact with someone who has tested positive, or is exhibiting symptoms. We encourage everyone, not just supervisors, to read this guidance so that we all understand the procedure. The University has also issued guidance for students who have tested positive as well.
All students, faculty, and staff are encourgaed to complete the College of Pharmacy's Safe Return Pledge prior to joining us on campus.
Employees and DCCs are required to conduct daily wellness checks whenever they are going to work on-campus.
All events are canceled, postponed or being reorganized to take place online until further notice.
View more updates and resources on the COP semester updates page.
Looking for College of Pharmacy Coronavirus Information, Resources & FAQs from Spring 2020? View those older resources here.