COVID-19 FAQ

August 20, 2020 Dear DePauw Community, Below is a question and answer series that we hope you find helpful. Q: What is the novel coronavirus 2019, also known as COVID-19? A: COVID-19 is a new respiratory virus that started in Wuhan, China in late 2019. Other coronaviruses commonly circulate among humans, including the common cold. 

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FAQ’s for the DePauw Community

Updated: 3/11/20 Dear DePauw Community, There are many questions about coronavirus in our community.  DePauw administration and emergency planning teams are working diligently to keep our community safe.  To that extent, please review the following information to help you and your family follow best practices in avoiding coronavirus infection or dealing with concerns if you 

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Coronavirus Update

Dear DePauw Students, Faculty and Staff,   As Spring Break approaches, we want to provide an update to our Jan. 24 message regarding precautionary health measures to take for Coronavirus COVID-19. Separately, the DePauw International Risk Assessment Committee, Critical Incident Management Team and Cabinet have been meeting to finalize a series of recommendations regarding international travel safety 

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Cold and Flu Prevention

Dear DePauw Community, Wintertime is cold and flu season in Indiana and this year is no exception. Please take a few moments to review the following information and links that will help our community stay healthy. The best way to prevent infection is to avoid being exposed to influenza or other viruses. However, as a reminder, 

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Coronavirus Awareness & Prevention

Updated 1/28/20: Please find FAQ’s here for the DePauw Community.   Dear DePauw Community,   There is a new virus that has been identified in Wuhan, China, Hubei province that the US Centers for Disease Control is monitoring.   There are currently NO cases in the DePauw campus community.   Below is current information from 

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February Is Heart Health Month

February may be Cupid’s favorite month, as that little rascal shoots his arrows into lovers’ hearts! When he pulls back on his bow, he aims for all of the hearts to be healthy–so, let’s talk about Heart Health this month and become more aware of how to keep our hearts in good working order. According 

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How to Have a Happy & Healthy Holiday Season

We’re entering into the busy holiday season–which for many of us, might include making less healthy food and beverage choices. From Halloween through Valentine’s Day, fatty foods and indulgences seem to meet us at every gathering, grocery trip and everywhere in-between. Yet, these months do not need to derail a healthy diet. With appropriate strategies in 

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Stopping the Flu Before It Starts: Your Vaccination Makes a Difference

Cozy sweaters, fun festivals, leaves bursting into an array of beautiful colors, pumpkin flavored everything — with fall fast approaching, we’re reminded of all that comes with this beautiful season. We’re also reminded that fall also marks the beginning of influenza (flu) season! You know, the nasty illness that can cause fever, body aches, cough, runny 

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Register for the “Mind Your Health 5K” This October!

Did you know that October is Exercise Is Medicine® on Campus (EIM-OC) month? It is dedicated to raising awareness of physical activity on university and college campuses across the U.S. Did you also know that DePauw has its own chapter of Exercise Is Medicine initiatives led by amazing students and faculty liaisons? Do you even know 

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