Slow the Spread. Do the Five.

Slow the Spread. Do the Five. Radford University

In an effort to promote the health, safety, and well-being of the campus and broader community, Radford University has instituted a “Slow the Spread. Do the Five.” awareness campaign.

The campaign includes signage in all buildings encouraging students, faculty, staff, and others to do the following.

Wash your hands! 

To learn about proper handwashing, visit https://www.vdh.virginia.gov/haiar/infection-prevention/standard-precautions/hand-hygiene.

Wear a mask! 

Radford University is proud to be part of the Virginia Department of Health’s “Mask Up Virginia” Initiative. For information about the importance of cloth masks, visit https://www.vdh.virginia.gov/blog/2020/05/11/masks-up-why-you-need-to-be-wearing-a-cloth-mask. Students, faculty, staff, and others are encouraged to review Radford University’s Universal Masking and Cloth Mask Guidance and Cloth Mask or Face Covering Distribution Plan for additional information.

Avoid touching your face!

Maintain physical distancing! 
You should exercise six feet of distance between you and others in all possible situations.

Stay home if you feel sick! 
If you are experiencing COVID-19 like symptoms, you should consult with a healthcare provider.  For detailed information, visit https://www.vdh.virginia.gov/coronavirus/covidcheck.

Radford University is also encouraging individuals to monitor the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) for additional guidance and best practices.