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Utah State University to cancel all events and travel as precaution to coronavirus

Posted at 4:45 PM, Mar 11, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-11 19:13:42-04

LOGAN, Utah — Utah State University has announced that it will be suspending all University ran events and travel beginning March 12, 2020.

USU explained in a press release how it is handling coronavirus while still keeping the University running. With help from the USU COVID-19 Task Force is working with guidance from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention on appropriate steps to take in keeping the Utah State community safe.

In an email sent out by University President Noelle E. Cockett on March 11, the University is considering suspending in-person classes in favor of online but has yet to make a ruling.

All University events and travel will be suspended starting Friday, March 12, until April 8, 2020, according to the announcement.

As of March 11, 2020, the state of Utah has had three confirmed cases of COVID-19.

USU has also requested that anyone who has recently traveled outside of the country to fill out a travel survey and those who have traveled to a CDC Level Three country to self-quarantine for 14 days upon returning home.

the University also urges those that have symptoms to stay home and communicate with professors.