Coronavirus / COVID-19 Questions

  • If you have questions regarding Coronavirus/COVID-19 please call 1-833-4ASKODH (1-833-427-5634) or email coronavirus@kent.edu

  • If you are experiencing symptoms, email the CPM COVID-19 team at CPMCovid@kent.edu

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current campus policies as of June 17, 2021:

  • Face Coverings Indoors: Consistent with guidance from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), it is strongly recommended for both vaccinated and unvaccinated individuals to wear face coverings when interacting with others indoors, including children ages 2 and older.
  • Face Coverings Outdoors: Fully vaccinated individuals do not need to wear a face covering outdoors. Face coverings are recommended for all people who are not fully vaccinated when they cannot maintain physical distancing outdoors.
  • Physical Distancing: Physical distancing is no longer required on the CPM Campus.
  • All students, faculty and staff should conduct daily self-checks prior to coming to campus to ensure the health of the KSUCPM community:
    • Take your temperature.
    • If you feel sick, stay home.
    • If you are experiencing fever, chills, cough, shortness of breath, loss of taste or smell, fatigue, muscle aches, headaches, sore throat, runny nose, congestion, nausea, vomiting or diarrhea, stay home.
    • If you have been tested for COVID-19 and are awaiting results, stay home.
    • If you have been asked by a medical or public health professional to isolate/quarantine, stay home.
    • If you are experiencing any symptoms, stay home, isolate yourself, call the University COVID-19 response team at 330-672-2525, or email the college at CPMCovid@kent.edu and begin remote instruction.
  • All staff and faculty members will return for full-time, in-person work assignments on July 26, 2021. Until this time, some staff and faculty members may be working remotely.  If you would like to meet in person with a professor or staff member, please call or email first so they can arrange for a space to meet, if necessary.
  • Students on rotations at outside facilities should always follow the COVID-19 guidelines that have been instituted for that facility
  • Any student who has been diagnosed with COVID-19 should immediately report the diagnosis to the College at CPMCovid@kent.edu for next steps

CPM Event Updates

Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine (CPM) is actively monitoring the outbreak of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19. CPM wants to assure you that we will always make the best decisions for the health and safety of our event attendees, as well as for the professional development of the podiatric medical community.

At this time, the following CPM events will be taking place in 2021:

  • The 2021 Hall of Fame & Alumni Awards Dinner by invitation only 
    • ​​​​​Saturday, August 21, 2021
    • Located at the KSUCPM Campus 
  • The North Coast Foot & Ankle Symposium
    • Thursday, August 19 - Sunday, August 22, 2021
    • Located at the KSUCPM Campus
  • The Southeast National Conference
    • Thursday, November 18 - Sunday, November 21, 2021
    • Located at the Walt Disney  World Swan Hotel in Lake Buena Vista, FL

Continue to Take Preventative Measures

  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. Use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer if soap and water are not available.
  • Avoid touching your mouth, nose and eyes.
  • Cover coughs and sneezes with your arm or a tissue.
  • Avoid exposure to others who are sick.
  • Stay at home while you are ill (except to visit a healthcare professional) and avoid close contact with others. 
  • Get adequate sleep and eat well-balanced meals to ensure a healthy immune system.
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.
  • Ohio Department of Health Fact Sheet: How do you know if it is the cold, flu or COVID-19?