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NUHS is closely monitoring COVID-19 actively and is committed to
the health and safety of our students, employees, and patients. The
administration is carefully monitoring updates from the Illinois
Department of Public Health, the State of Florida Department of
Health, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and
the World Health Organization (WHO). As future decisions
are made regarding this issue, we will communicate the most
up-to-date information available via the website and
While there are currently no known cases of COVID-19 within the
National University of Health Sciences community, we must do our
part to combat the spread of this coronavirus. Our goal right now
is to FLATTEN THE CURVE in order to limit the spread of the
The finite resources of our national healthcare system can only
handle a certain number of sick patients at any given time. If we
are able to "Flatten the Curve" this will spread the number of
cases over time which will help to keep our healthcare systems
With the information we know at this time, we have developed a
plan that will address weeks 10 - 15. It is important to note that
this a rapidly evolving situation and we will continue to update
the university community. Going forward, we will provide a weekly
update each Friday. However, additional updates will be made as the
In-person classes will be cancelled from March 16
- 20 (Week 10)
In order to address the need for social distancing, the university
is cancelling classes during Week 10. To maintain the academic
standards of the university, faculty and staff will be dedicating
time to successfully transition in-person classes to an on-line
format. Note: Clinical shifts and observations will
continue as scheduled.
Note: Current on-line courses will continue as
On-line classes and in-person labs will be held
March 23 - April 17 (Weeks 11-14)
Lecture classes will be delivered in an on-line format.
Laboratory classes and laboratories will continue in a face-to-face
format. However, the schedule will be modified in order to reduce
risk from social interaction. Schedules are being developed and
will be available by the end of week 10. Note: Clinical
shifts and observations will continue as scheduled.
Final Exams (Weeks 14 and
It is currently planned for laboratory finals to be held on campus
during week 14 and lecture finals during week 15. Detailed
schedules will be communicated at a later date.
In response to state and federal guidance regarding COVID-19, a
decision regarding the April 24thCommencement will be made in the
near future. Details will be communicated as soon as they are
finalized. We encourage individuals to refrain from making travel
arrangements until that time.
Faculty and Staff
Faculty and staff are expected to report to work as per their
normal schedule until further notice. All university sponsored
travel is suspended until further notice. All future travel will be
evaluated by the appropriate vice president. If you are
experiencing any COVID-19 symptoms or have been in contact with
anyone who is a confirmed COVID-19 patient and/or recently traveled
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Whole Health Centers in Lombard, Aurora, Salvation Army, Stroger,
Pinellas Park and SPC will remain open and clinic shifts will
continue as scheduled. For those students currently participating
in preceptorships or planning to participate in a preceptorship
they should contact the Dean of Clinics for important information
Campus housing will remain open. Students are encouraged to follow
the Personal Preparedness guidelines listed below.
Hours during week 10 - 8:30am-5:00pm The LRC will be closed to the
public until further notice.
Closed until further notice.
Employees in the business office, financial aid office and the
registrar's office will be available via email or phone during
normal business hours. Please use email or phone to request
services when possible. Campus security in Illinois will be
maintained as usual. Security in Florida will be determined by St.
We strongly encourage NUHS students and employees to follow the
recommendations provided below to help prevent the spread of
COVID-19 and all respiratory viruses:
- Wash your hands often with soap and water. If soap and water
are not available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer.
- Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed
- Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
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- If you are concerned about your symptoms, seek advice from your
primary care provider or other appropriate healthcare
- Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue
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- If you may have been exposed, contact the county health
department for instruction before proceeding to a physician or
NUHS is committed to maintaining an environment of respect and
freedom from discrimination and to supporting all members of our
community. Please be mindful not to make any assumptions or
comments about others' perceived symptoms (a cough or fever is not
uniquely associated with COVID-19) or based on someone's national
origin, race, color, or other identities. If someone you know has
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Questions regarding the following:
- Classes and laboratories should be directed to the appropriate
- Clinic shifts and observations should be directed to the
programmatic chief clinician
- Accommodations or other student services should be directed to
the Dean of Students
- Employee questions should be directed to Human Resources
Ongoing updates are available from:
Please remember that this is a dynamic situation and we
appreciate your cooperation and understanding as we work to keep
our community safe and healthy.