Watch Kent State Experts Answer Questions About COVID-19

What is COVID-19?

Experts from Kent State University’s College of Public Health answer your COVID-19 questions.

As the fall semester begins and we welcome students, faculty and staff back to all Kent State University campuses and locations, we know you may have questions and concerns about COVID-19.

Ask an Epidemiologist: Episode 1 of 2

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 the COVID-19 virus, symptoms, transmission, the difference between isolation versus quarantine, and things you can do to protect yourself and others.

Kent State is committed to the success – and safety – of every student and everyone in our Kent State family. Keeping you informed – with advice from experts – is an important part of that unwavering commitment. Flashes Take Care of Flashes – always.

Health and Safety Updates

For the most recent updates about Kent State’s health and safety measures, you can always visit This page also provides links to university resources and support.

POSTED: Wednesday, August 12, 2020 - 12:07pm
UPDATED: Thursday, August 13, 2020 - 4:45pm