West Kentucky Community & Technical College wants to ensure the college community that we are closely monitoring the swine flu outbreak in the United States. The World Health Organization no longer considers the swine flu as a world wide pandemic. WKCTCwill continue to take the necessary precautions to prevent the spread of the seasonal influenza virus.
Per our WKCTC Pandemic Influenza Plan, there will be daily disinfection of shared areas. This will entail disinfection of spaces such as: classroom desk tops, computer labs, bathrooms, vending areas, and the common areas where students tend to gather.
Also a daily cleaning of handrails, door knobs/handles, panic bars, etc. will occur.
There are some simple actions you can take to help prevent contacting the virus:
Below are links provided by the Centers for Disease Control that you can review for more information regarding the Swine Flu.
Main Swine Flu Web Link: http://www.cdc.gov/swineflu/
Case Counts: http://www.cdc.gov/swineflu/investigation.htm
Guidance and Recommendations: http://www.cdc.gov/swineflu/recommendations.htm
Influenza General Resources http://www.cdc.gov/flu/pandemic/
Influenza OPLAN http://www.cdc.gov/flu/pandemic/cdcplan.htm
Info Phone Line: 1-800-CDC-INFO (1-800-232-4636)
Key Facts: www.cdc.gov/swineflu/key_facts.htm
Seasonal Flu Overview http://www.cdc.gov/flu/weekly/