Important Information about the Coronavirus

FVI School of Nursing and FVI School of Technology wants to share important resources regarding the Coronavirus first identified during an investigation into an outbreak in Wuhan, China.

Student,
You will receive important instructions from your faculty to transition to remote/ online delivery beginning Tuesday, 3/17/2020, for approximately two weeks, when further assessment of the situation will be determined.
In addition to the safety and well-being of our students and faculty, the continuity of your education is our top priority.  Please complete your coursework daily and stay in contact with your instructor.
Please continue to visit FVI.edu website, regularly check your email and remain in contact with your faculty and campus administration for the latest updates.
We strongly encourage everyone  to heed  advice from our state heath officials to stay home, follow good hygiene, avoid large gatherings and practice social distancing to help mitigate the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

Denyse Antunes
Campus President

 

FVI recommends that you check the following sources for the most up to date information on the Coronavirus.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Florida Department of Health

WHO

The 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) is a new virus that causes respiratory illness in people and can spread from person to person.  It is being closely monitored by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Florida Department of Health.

FVI will continue to carefully monitor media reports and heed the guidance from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the Florida Department of Health regarding novel coronavirus COVID-19. This is a very fluid situation but FVI will provide updates as they become available.

Additional Precautions

As part of our action plan, we have enacted an enhanced cleaning protocol that entails:

  • Required twice daily cleaning and disinfecting with and industrial-grade germicidal product in all areas of the campus.
  • Cleaning high traffic surfaces frequently touched by hands, including:
    • Bathrooms
    • Doorknobs, door frames and other frequently touched areas on the door
    • Light switches
    • Tables, chairs, and counter tops
    • Water fountains
  • Deploying hand sanitation stations at key locations on campus.

Prevent Respiratory Illness

There is currently no vaccine to prevent coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). The best way to prevent illness is to avoid being exposed to this virus. However, as a reminder, CDC always recommends everyday preventive actions to help prevent the spread of respiratory diseases, including:

  • Washing hands often with soap and water if  soap and water is not available, then use 60% alcohol based hand sanitizer.
  • Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue when you cough or sneeze or cough or sneeze into your upper sleeve or elbow, not your hands.
  • Stay at home if you are sick.
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces.
  • Do not shake hands with people who are sick.
  • Try not to touch your face with unwashed hands.