Protect Yourself During Cold and Flu Season

November 25, 2013, 8:30 a.m.

During the cold and flu season, it's important to take precautions to protect yourself and others, including:

  • Engaging in preventative hygiene measure such as covering cough and washing hands
  • Receiving a vaccination, if you are deemed eligible, in accordance with public health guidelines
  • Protecting yourself and others by contacting your healthcare provider and staying home if you are feeling ill
    • Students on the Morningside campus may call (212) 854-2284
    • Students on the CUMC campus may call (212) 305-3400
    • Faculty and staff should contact their healthcare provider
  • Taking safety precautions when traveling to areas affected by disease

For more information, visit the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s website.