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 Current Campus Recommendations for Influenza-like Illnesses:

Flu symptoms.bmpIrvine Valley College is adhering to the Center for Disease Control (CDC) and the Orange County Health Care Agency current recommendations regarding Influenza-like Illnesses.

As a reminder to all faculty, staff and students, these recommendations are:

  • Keep yourself well through the use of good hygiene practices.
  • Wash your hands frequently with soap and water or use hand sanitizer.
  • Keep unwashed hands away from your face.
  • Get yourself vaccinated with the seasonal influenza vaccine as soon as it is available.
  • If you have influenza symptoms, a fever of 100F or greater, cough and sore throat, stay home!
    • Do not attend class or other social functions until you are fever free without the use of fever-reducing medications such as Tylenol or Advil for at least 24 hours or you no longer have symptoms.
    • See a Health Care Provider within 48 hours of the onset of your first symptom as antiviral medications may be prescribed.
      • Faculty and Staff: Contact your private health care provider.
      • Students: Contact your personal health care professional or the Student Health and Wellness Center at 949-451-5221


Current Campus recommendations…


For Faculty and Staff:


  • Notify your area Dean or Manager or Vice President of Instruction if you become ill with influenza symptoms and when your students are absent with self-reported influenza.
  • Student influenza absences should be reported to the Student Health Center whenever possible.
  • Provide a method for the student to keep up with his/her class assignments so that if he/she is ill with fever for more than a few days, he/she can complete your class.

For Students:

Contact your instructors by voice or e-mail if you become ill with influenza symptoms.



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