COVID-19 Health Safety Videos

Kent State is committed to the success – and safety – of every student and everyone in our Kent State family.

The following videos provide essential information about COVID-19-related health and safety measures and protocols in place at all Kent State locations.


Ask an Epidemiologist

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

What is COVID-19?

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.

 


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. 


On Campus Expectations

Expectations for Managing COVID-19 on Campus

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 will provide you with what you can expect as we face positive cases and what we all will be expecting of each other.


Follow the Flashes Safe Seven

Watch all seven Flashes Safe Seven videos!

Watch all seven 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

Learn more about the Flashes Safe Seven 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


Stay Tuned!

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

Flashes Take Care of Flashes – always. Keeping everyone in our Kent State family – students, parents, alumni, faculty and staff – informed is an important part of our unwavering commitment to you.