COVID-19 Coronavirus:

Vanderbilt University Medical Center is actively monitoring the COVID-19 outbreak and working closely with local and state health departments following the guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Prevention Methods:

  • Avoid close contact.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze.
  • Clean and disinfect surfaces.
  • Cover your mouth and nose with a cloth face cover when around others.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
  • Use hand sanitizer when soap and water are not available.
  • Monitor your health.

VUMC COVID-19 Website: https://www.vumc.org/coronavirus/information-vumc-employees-and-patients

Tennessee Department of Health Website: https://www.tn.gov/health/cedep/ncov.html

Full details of this new CDC guidance can be found on the CDC website at https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/travelers/faqs.html

 

VUMC Department of Emergency Preparedness Information

The VUMC Department of Emergency Preparedness & Response implements the Hospital Preparedness Program, which allows Vanderbilt to respond quickly and appropriately to internal and external emergency situations and work effectively with external agencies at the local, regional, state and national levels.

Contact us if you have questions about emergency preparedness and response at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.