President Larry Robinson declares coronavirus state of emergency for Florida A&M University
Florida A&M University President Larry Robinson Saturday approved a FAMU State of Emergency to address the threat of the coronavirus, the university said in a release Saturday evening.
2020欧洲杯正规平台Robinson’s signature follows a state of emergency declared for Florida this week by Gov. Ron DeSantis.
2020欧洲杯正规平台According to the release, Robinson declares:
2020欧洲杯正规平台The FAMU Emergency Management Team and Incident Management Team take any actions necessary to protect the public health, welfare, and safety.
I further direct these teams to cooperate with federal, state, county, and municipal agencies on activities pertaining to this emergency and associated responses.
All actions taken by the FAMU Emergency Management Team and Incident Management Team with respect to this emergency before the issuance of this declaration are ratified.
All essential employees make themselves available either in person or remotely to perform the duties necessary to respond to this emergency. Unless directed otherwise, individuals who can work are expected to report to work. If directed not to report to the workplace, employees should follow procedures outlined by their division, department or unit for maintaining communication and direction about assignments.
2020欧洲杯正规平台All FAMU employees follow all university policies and procedures unless guidance has been provided by the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs or the Vice President for Finance and Administration/CFO to alter, amend, or waive any such policies. Employees are further directed to follow all fiscal guidance in incurring, tracking and reporting costs associated with the response to this emergency.
That the chief of staff for Finance and Administration - associate vice president for Human Resources establish guidelines or procedures and other human resources related activities as deemed necessary.
As is the case with all state universities, FAMU will conduct classes by online and other non-face-to-face instructional methods for at least two weeks following Spring Break, which runs March 16 - 20.
2020欧洲杯正规平台From Monday, March 23 through Saturday, April 4, classes will be taught using online or other alternative instructional methods. Students will receive further notification from their instructors.
FAMU will remain open for normal business operations.
FAMU DRS, Florida High closing
2020欧洲杯正规平台The FAMU Developmental Research School is closed from March 16 to March 27, to coincide with Florida’s public K-12 schools, as is Florida High.
“With the closure of K-12 school districts across the state of Florida for the next two weeks due to concerns about COVID-19, Florida State University administrators are evaluating the impact to the university’s workforce and will provide additional guidance to employees early next week," according to a statement Friday.
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