Archived COVID-19 Health Safety Videos

The following historical videos were provided during Fall 2020 and Spring 2021, to the Kent State Community, with essential information about COVID-19-related health and safety measures and protocols in place at all Kent State locations.


Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 Videos

Face Coverings

In this video, epidemiologists from Kent State’s College of Public Health, Tara Smith, Ph.D., and Christopher Woolverton, Ph.D., provide answers to some of the most-asked questions about face coverings, COVID-19 and how you can protect yourself and others.


Isolation vs. Quarantine

In this video, Christopher Woolverton, Ph.D., epidemiologist from Kent State’s College of Public Health, provides answers to some of the most-asked questions about isolation and quarantine, including the differences between the two, policies around each and ways for students to be prepared. 


Campus Expectations

Expectations for Managing COVID-19 on Campus for Fall 2020

Kent State worked very hard to prepare campus for a safe reopening in fall 2020, we understand you may have questions about what happens when there are positive COVID-19 cases on campus. This video provided what could be expected, as we faced positive cases and what we all were expecting of each other.


Fall 2020/Spring 2021 Videos: Flashes Safe Eight

Watch the archived videos

  1. Always Wear Your Face Covering
  2. Wash Your Hands Frequently
  3. Clean and Sanitize
  4. Stay at Least 6 Feet Apart
  5. Monitor Your Health Every Day
  6. Have Questions? Reach Out.
  7. Flashes Take Care of Flashes
  8. Get Vaccinated

Learn more about the Flashes Safety Principles


Fall 2020 Reopening Campus

A video message from Kent State University President Todd Diacon and Lamar R. Hylton, Ph.D., Vice President for Student Affairs