On Wednesday afternoon, the World Health Organization raised the swine flu to level 5, indicating widespread human-to-human transmission. A campus emergency task force is actively monitoring the situation and developing strategies to deal with this rapidly-evolving issue.
There are no known cases of swine flu at Cal Poly Pomona, including its residence halls and auxiliary areas. However, we must be vigilant to prevent the spread of this virus:
Other easy tips from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention include:
Students who exhibit symptoms of the flu are asked to immediately contact Student Health Services at (909) 869-4000 for a free health screening. Faculty and staff who exhibit symptoms of the flu are asked to contact their health care provider and notify their immediate supervisor.
For additional information about Cal Poly Pomona's response to the swine flu, visit the regularly-updated Swine Flu Information web site or call Environmental Health & Safety at (909) 869-4697.