卫生服务 closely monitors outbreaks of illness(es) that could potentially become 基于标准的公共卫生问题 疾病控制中心 和 世界卫生组织. The CDC closely monitors any widespread, contagious illness 和 provides guidance to both healthcare 提供者s 和 the public on how to protect from the illness 和 防止疾病传播.
卫生服务 continues to follow the CDC recommendations for COVID testing, isolation 指导和预防接种.
If you are sick 和 suspect that you have COVID-19 but do not yet have test 结果, you should not attend class, work, or other activities involving exposure to others.
Viruses, including the virus that causes COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2), change over time. 具有重大遗传变化的SARS-CoV-2病毒被称为“变体”.一个新的 variant that is very different than previous variants could behave differently, with 传染性的潜在变化或对治疗的反应. 新COVID 随着病毒的进化和变化，变异将继续发生.
COVID-19 testing is recommended for those who have COVID-19 symptoms 和 should happen 一旦出现症状. 卫生服务部门提供检测:
关于隔离和接触的更多指导可通过疾病预防控制中心获得: http://www.疾病预防控制中心.gov /冠状病毒/ 2019 - ncov /健康/隔离.html
Influenza, the flu, is a contagious respiratory virus that can cause mild to severe illness 和 can pose high risks for people with certain health conditions or compromised 免疫系统.
The Centers for Disease Control 和 Prevention (CDC) closely monitors the spread of
A surveillance map, along with comprehensive flu information can be found at: http://www.Diseases预防控制中心.gov /Flu/索引.htm.
There are steps that you can take to help avoid the flu 和 prevent the spread of 流感让我们的校园保持健康
If you are diagnosed with the flu 和 need assistance with a medically documented 旷课通知，发邮件至学生事务处 firstname.lastname@example.org 并附上一份你的测试结果副本. 如果你有问题，你可以打电话给学生 828-227-7147.
蚊子传播的疾病是通过受感染的蚊子叮咬传播的疾病. 疾病 that are spread to people by mosquitoes include Zika virus, West Nile virus, Chikungunya 病毒，登革热和疟疾.
Mosquitos are most commonly found near st和ing water, or in weedy or wooded areas. 它们通常在温暖月份的黎明和黄昏最活跃.
Although people may not become sick after a bite from an infected mosquito, some people 有轻微的短期疾病或(很少)严重的长期疾病. 严重的病例 蚊媒疾病可致人死亡.
The simplest way to prevent these illnesses is to prevent mosquito 和 tick bites
If you think you may be sick with a mosquito-borne illness, contact 卫生服务 at 828-227-7640.
The CDC (Centers for Disease Control 和 Prevention) is currently tracking an outbreak of 猴痘 across several countries that don’t normally report 猴痘, including 美国. 目前，美国猴痘的风险被认为是 相对较低的.
猴痘 was discovered in 1958 when two outbreaks of a pox-like disease occurred 在研究用的猴群里. 尽管被命名为"猴痘 这种疾病的成因尚不清楚.
猴痘是一种由猴痘病毒感染引起的罕见疾病. 猴痘 virus is part of the same family of viruses as variola virus, the virus that causes 天花. 猴痘 symptoms are similar to 天花 symptoms, but milder, 和 猴痘 很少是致命的. 猴痘与水痘无关.
猴痘 symptoms usually start within three weeks of exposure to the virus, 和 可能包括:
Anyone in close contact with a person 与猴痘 can get it 和 should take steps 保护自己.
Always follow the discharge instructions your received from your medical 提供者. The CDC guidance for isolation recommends isolating with a private bedroom 和 bathroom 直到病变愈合，结痂脱落. 隔离可能会持续3年以上 到四周.
If you feel sick or have unexplained rashes, or you’re concerned about a potential 或者已知的暴露:
Avoid close, skin-to-skin contact with people until you have been evaluated by a healthcare 提供者. 当与他人在一起时，戴上合适的口罩，并将疹子盖住.
For more information, including information about the 猴痘 vaccine 和 examples 皮疹，请访问 http://www.Diseases预防控制中心.gov/poxvirus/Monkeypox/response/2022/index.html.