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Avian Flu Pandemic Plan
Introduction
Pre-Level 1
Level 1
Level 2
Level 3
Level 4
Recovery
Appendices

Areas of Institutional Response:

•Communications
•Academic Programs
Health and Safety
Student LIfe
Administrative Services
Transportation and Controlled Access

 

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Avian Flu Pandemic Plan

This report is subject to change as the campus planning process continues.

August 15, 2008

Table of Contents

Introduction
The Pandemic Threat

Assumptions Underlying the Avian Flu Pandemic Plan of Action

Areas of Institutional Response
  • Communications
  • Academic Program
  • Health and Safety
  • Student Life
  • Administrative Services
  • Transportation and Controlled Access
Avian Flu Phases
  • Pre-Level 1: Prior to efficient human-to-human transmission
  • Level 1: First cases of efficient human-to-human transmission internationally—Campus open, business as usual, enhanced planning
  • Level 2: First verified case in North America AND one or more other triggering events (listed in text)—Implement social distancing measures; cancel classes and other scheduled activities; prepare for closing; begin liberal leave for non-essential employees, healthy essential employees report
  • Level 3: Within 1-5 days of declaring Level 2 and depending on national and local conditions—All University residences will close; thereafter as soon as practicable most administrative offices and academic buildings will close
  • Level 4: As soon as practicable following Level 3—Campus closed; declared emergency condition; evacuation of campus; all facilities closed except skeletal services for infirmary, temporary emergency shelter housing for students with extreme hardships, and essential research; access to campus sealed off; closure sustained
  • Recovery Level: Recovery stage once pandemic is under control—Campus poised to re-open
>Pre-Level 1
  • Communications
  • Academic Program
  • Health and Safety
  • Student Life
  • Administrative Services (Staffing, Facilities, and Financial Services)
  • Transportation and Controlled Access
>Level 1
  • Communications
  • Academic Program
  • Health and Safety
  • Student Life
  • Administrative Services
  • Transportation and Controlled Access
>Level 2
  • Communications
  • Academic Program
  • Health and Safety
  • Student Life
  • Administrative Services
  • Transportation and Controlled Access
>Level 3
  • Communications
  • Academic Program
  • Health and Safety
  • Student Life
  • Administrative Services
  • Transportation and Controlled Access
>Level 4
  • Communications
  • Academic Program
  • Health and Safety
  • Student Life
  • Administrative Services
  • Transportation and Controlled Access
>Recovery
  • Communications
  • Academic Program
  • Health and Safety
  • Student Life
  • Administrative Services
  • Transportation and Controlled Access
>Appendices
Appendix A—Communication Roll Out Plan

Appendix B—Fall 2006 Student Correspondence Draft

Appendix C—Protocol for Personal Protective Equipment Use by Employees

Appendix D—Instructions for Employees Who Request Voluntary Use of a Respirator

Appendix E—Protocol for Cleaning and Disinfection of Environmental Surfaces

Appendix F—OIT Response Plan

Appendix G—Academic Instruction and Research Emergency Management Plan

Appendix H—Point of Distribution Center

Appendix I—Temporary Campus Closing—Resident Life and Residential Facilities

Appendix J—Temporary Campus Closing—Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life

Appendix K—Emergency Plan for Dining Services

Appendix L—Study Abroad Emergency Action Plan

Appendix M—Staffing Policies and Procedures

Appendix N—Departmental Closing Plan

Appendix O—Memorandum on Direct Deposit Requirements for Staff

Appendix P—Evacuation of Residence Halls and Fraternity and Sorority Houses

Appendix Q—Checklist for Temporary Closure of Laboratories







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