COVID-19, which is caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus, can lead to fever, cough, runny nose, sore throat, headache, and shortness of breath. If you are not feeling well, particularly if you are feeling feverish and have an accompanying cough, congestion, or difficulty breathing, or if you have any questions about whether you should stay home, please call at Student Health Service at CUIMC (212-305-3400) or Columbia Health at Morningside (212-854-7426). Employees should contact their health care provider or the Employee Assistance Program. CUIMC has compiled these resources to support emotional wellbeing.
Some tips to protect your health
Cover your nose and mouth with a tissue or sleeve when sneezing or coughing — do not use your hands.
Wash your hands often with soap and water. Print a how-to sign for your home.
Clean high-touch surfaces with disinfectant wipes.
Drink plenty of fluids.
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