410.837.4444 - Emergencies
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The University of Baltimore's Emergency Preparedness Committee has developed comprehensive plans in the event of an outbreak of the H1N1 strain of influenza, as well as other forms of flu. The federal Centers for Disease Control and the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene are tasked to alert and advise the public on what measures to take. The CDC has issued new guidelines on how colleges and universities should respond if an outbreak of flu is reported.
What You Can Do to Prevent the Flu
According to the CDC, flu prevention is the best way to keep the disease under control. Follow these easy steps:
Sign up for UB's emergency text messaging system, which updates you on school closings and other matters that can affect your daily schedule.
What UB Will Do In the Event of a Flu Outbreak
Should a large-scale outbreak occur, UB's response will be targeted at effective management of the disease, as it would be in the event of any disease with the potential to lead to a pandemic.
List of Resources
Learn more about UB's response to emergencies of all kinds.