FAQs

Have questions about COVID-19 and how it's affecting campus? Read our Frequently Asked Questions to find the answers to them.

 

To minimize potential exposure of the campus community to COVID-19, didactic coursework and most administrative operations are continuing remotely. Lab classes are on-campus by prior scheduling.

 

 

 

The Health Center is open. Please call 702-777-4809 to schedule an appointment during normal business hours. If you believe you have been exposed to or may have COVID-19, please call us BEFORE coming for your appointment. Additional precautions need to be taken to protect providers, staff, and other patients.

 

 

 

The Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities is open for in-office visits by appointment only. Please call 702-777-4808 to schedule an appointment during normal business hours.

 

 

Academic programs in both the Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine and Health and Human Services have transitioned to online instruction for didactic courses. Lab classes are now in-person.

 

 

 

Many clinical rotations have resumed. Students should work DIRECTLY with their clinical coordinators and program directors to discuss the status of their rotations and to address any questions or concerns.

 

 

 

Please contact your immediate supervisor to see what, if any, arrangements can be made to obtain the needed items.  Do not come to campus without receiving prior authorization from University administration.

 

 

 

Touro will continue to follow the Touro College & University System (TCUS) policy restricting university sponsored travel. All university sponsored international travel to countries that are designated with a Center for Disease Control (CDC) warning Level 3 Travel Notice is prohibited. All other university-sponsored international or domestic travel requires prior approval by executive leadership. Initial requests for university-related travel must be submitted to either your dean or department who will then consult with senior leadership.

 

 

 

For students or employees who travel for personal reasons, please be mindful of travel restrictions and use due diligence in deciding whether personal travel at this time is warranted and necessary.  Employees are encouraged to notify their immediate supervisors of any planned personal air travel. For those who travel for personal reasons, please be mindful of travel restrictions and use due diligence in deciding whether personal travel is warranted and necessary.  As an added safety precaution, students who travel out of country or goes on a cruise ship will be required to self-isolate for two weeks prior to returning to campus for lab classes.  Employees are encouraged to notify and discuss potential issues with their immediate supervisors for any planned personal air travel, travel out-of-country, and cruise travel. 

 

 

 

All events have been cancelled, rescheduled, or moved to a virtual format from now until the end of 2020.

 

 

 

Yes, there are payroll continuity plans for ensuring employees will continue to receive their pay. There will be no change for employees with direct deposit.  Employees who have payroll checks issued to them will receive them by mail.

 

 

 

Currently there are no furloughs and employees are being paid. The University administration will notify employees of any changes to furlough status.

 

We understand that as the COVID situation continues to evolve, you may find yourself increasingly concerned about dependent care, personal finances or even your family’s preparedness to whether the storm.  If so, rest assured you’re not alone. Remember, your Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is here to provide you and your household members support during challenging times. This includes students, faculty, and staff.

anthemeap.com (log in: Touro University Las Vegas)

Call 800-865-1044

Additionally, Student Counseling Services has moved to a telehealth model and is available to connect with students via phone and soon-to-be video sessions using confidential Zoom.

The University will regularly post updates to this webpage, its social media pages, and will continue to communicate with the campus community via emails.  If you have specific questions which have not been addressed here, please submit your questions or concerns using the form on this web page. 

Yes, thanks to a number of community partners, we have compiled this listing of community resources which may be of help to members of our campus community.  If you need additional assistance, please complete our online form at the bottom of this page and we will work with you to get you the help you need.

NEVADA HEALTH RESPONSE

To inform Nevadans statewide, the Nevada Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) and the Governor's Office have created this website to better share information and resources as it pertains to the current status of the coronavirus (COVID-19) and its impact within the state of Nevada.

SOUTHERN NEVADA HEALTH DISTRICT

Stay tuned to the health district's website for all updated information. The info hotline is open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. PT Monday-Friday. Call 702-759-INFO.

CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL

FOOD SERVICES

Clark County School District

UTILILTY ASSISTANCE

National Cell Phone Carriers

Major LOCAL Internet Service Providers

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

The Henderson Chamber of Commerce has also compiled linkS to a variety of resources during the COVID-19 pandemic.