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Rhode Island College COVID-19 Fall Reopening 101

FALL REOPENING 101- FACULTY AND STAFF WEBINAR | August 25, 2020

FALL REOPENING 101-STUDENTS AND FAMILIES | August 25, 2020


Rhode Island College COVID-19 Operational Response Plan

View the plan.

Note: Please be advised that in this rapidly changing environment, the college’s plan is subject to change.


Rhode Island College is closely following the most current information and guidelines regarding this outbreak, including specific guidelines laid out for college campuses across the country according to the CDC and the Rhode Island Department of Health. For the most recent recommendations regarding this illness, please refer to the following links:

State and Local Resources

COVID-19 Vaccine Frequently Asked Questions

The COVID-19 Self-checker tool: The state has launched the Rhode Island COVID-19 Self-Checker: a web-based, mobile-friendly tool that will help Rhode Islanders make decisions about seeking appropriate medical care and testing.

Rhode Island Department of Health: https://health.ri.gov/diseases/respiratory/?parm=163

State Department Travel Advisories: https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/traveladvisories/traveladvisories.html

R.I. Tenant Information During COVID-19 Pandemic

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and World Health Organization (WHO) Resources

CDC Department Travel Advisories: https://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/notices

CDC COVID 19 Information: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html

CDC Coronavirus Disease Fact Sheets:https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/downloads/2019-ncov-factsheet.pdf

CDC - Caring for Yourself at Home:
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/if-you-are-sick/caring-for-yourself-at-home.html

CDC - What To Do if You Are Sick:
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/if-you-are-sick/steps-when-sick.html?CDC_AA_refVal=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.cdc.gov%2Fcoronavirus%2F2019-ncov%2Fabout%2Fsteps-when-sick.html

World Health Organization (WHO) COVID 19 Information: https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019

Other Resources

One of the most important messages for us to remember is that someone's nationality alone is not a risk factor for coronavirus. "Someone's risk for 2019 novel coronavirus is closely tied to their recent travel history, and the travel histories of their immediate contacts—specifically, travel to mainland China or close contact with a person confirmed to have 2019 novel coronavirus." There are steps we can take to support our families’ mental and physical health during an infectious disease outbreak.


Send us an email stayinformed@ric.edu.

RIC HOPE Line
Do you feel distressed or wish to speak with someone? Call the 24/7 Rhode Island College HOPE line: 401-456-HOPE (4673).

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Page last updated: December 03, 2020