School Closures

Read: The Coronavirus and Public Safety: Lessons Learned by a Large Institution (So Far)

The Coronavirus and Public Safety: Lessons Learned by a Large Institution (So Far)

Here’s what works and what doesn’t across five broad campus public safety operational categories: personnel, plans and procedures, facilities, equipment and communications.

Read: Colleges Prepping Dorms for Overflow Coronavirus Patients

Colleges Prepping Dorms for Overflow Coronavirus Patients

Many U.S. colleges and universities are prepping empty dorms and other large facilities to house both coronavirus patients and healthcare workers.

Read: Cyber Attacks Increase as Cybercriminals Capitalize on COVID-19 Fears

Cyber Attacks Increase as Cybercriminals Capitalize on COVID-19 Fears

These phishing emails are typically marketing coronavirus information and ask you to open an attachment to see the latest news and statistics.

Read: Videoconferencing Platforms Being Used as Social Networks During COVID-19

Videoconferencing Platforms Being Used as Social Networks During COVID-19

Schools, churches and even groups of friends are taking to Zoom, Webex, Microsoft Teams, BlueJeans and other videoconferencing apps to catch up on lost instruction time, hear the latest sermon or just hang out with family and friends.

Read: Achieving Business Continuity and Cost Savings with Videoconferencing

Achieving Business Continuity and Cost Savings with Videoconferencing

Videoconferencing can help your campus cut costs and survive during these uncertain times.

Read: Communicating with Your Campus During the Coronavirus Crisis Using Mass Notification

Communicating with Your Campus During the Coronavirus Crisis Using Mass Notification

Organizations that leverage mass notifications can take advantage of a number of benefits that will help keep students and staff informed about ongoing COVID-19 developments, expectations and when campus operations will return to normal.

Read: COVID-19 Could Prompt California Schools to Close for Rest of Year

COVID-19 Could Prompt California Schools to Close for Rest of Year

To keep the coronavirus from spreading, K-12 students might not be able to return to in-person classes before summer break.

Read: Vigilance and Campus Security During the Coronavirus Outbreak

Vigilance and Campus Security During the Coronavirus Outbreak

Here’s how one district managed campus security during a closure. Many of these lessons apply to the COVID-19 outbreak.

Read: CDC: School Closures Might Need to Be Longer to Combat the Coronavirus

CDC: School Closures Might Need to Be Longer to Combat the Coronavirus

Handwashing and home isolation are still most effective at slowing down COVID-19.

Read: States Begin Closing Schools in Response to COVID-19

States Begin Closing Schools in Response to COVID-19

Additionally, the coronavirus has prompted the shuttering of several large urban school districts.

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