Coronavirus Resources The campus is closed to the public, however services and instruction are still open and available online and by telephone.
COVID-19 is a respiratory illness caused by a novel virus that is spreading worldwide. Though the full clinical picture is still unknown, the majority of cases are mild and can be treated. Special care should be taken by individuals with compromised immune systems.
As the situation of COVID-19 develops, including media reports, travel restrictions, canceled events, and televised news, concerns for your own health and the health of your loved ones is normal. These concerns can bring up responses such as fear, anxiety, anger, hypervigilance, and feelings of helplessness or vulnerability.
In times like these, moderating our thoughts, feelings, and reactions is important for both ourselves and our community. While many people are careful to follow the current recommended practices like hand-washing and disinfection, most people do not consider what other habits they may be engaging in that could harm others.
Currently, there is an intense focus on several groups of individuals:
Discrimination against all people of a nationality or occupation is wrong.
It is important to remember that the vast majority of people are at equal risk of contracting the COVID-19 virus. Only those who live in or have recently visited an area of ongoing viral spread, or are in direct contact with someone who has COVID-19 are at a higher risk.
Here are ways to ensure you are not spreading stigma:
If you believe you have contracted COVID-19, stay at home and call 911 for a medical evaluation. Otherwise, Take time off if you are not feeling well and make sure to visit a doctor or other health professional to discuss relevant symptoms.
For health-related inquires contact the health clinic on your respective campus.
Fresno City College: 559.442.8268 Clovis College: 559.325.5318
Madera College: 559.675.4759 Reedley College: 559.638.3328
If you are feeling overwhelmed by your reactions to the recent events, or if your reaction is beginning to impact your relationships, academics, personal life, and/or general wellbeing, then you may consider contacting Psychological Services at your respective campus.
Fresno City College: 559.443.8687 Clovis College: 559.325.5377
Madera College: 559.675.4859 Reedley College: 559.638.3328