Roadmap to the New Normal

Whether classes are online or in-person, Touro Nevada continues in its mission to provide high quality education. For information on classes and business operations, read Touro University Nevada's Roadmap to the New Normal and all Coronavirus updates. Touro Nevada students continue to provide free K-12 tutoring, undergraduate tutoring, or other community assistance. View #MedReady to learn more.

FAQs

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

In an effort to minimize potential exposure by the campus community to COVID-19, effective at noon on March 18, the campus is closed for at least 30 days as mandated by the Governor to all non-essential employees, students, and scheduled visitors and patients.  Coursework and administrative operations are continuing online.

The Health Center at Touro University Nevada is closed for at least 30 days as mandated by the Governor. Patient visits will be rescheduled as soon as possible after we reopen.  Medical providers of the Touro Health Center will be available by phone or telemedicine to assist with existing patients’ medical needs by calling 702-777-4809.

The Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities is closed for at least 30 days as mandated by the Governor. Patient visits will be rescheduled as soon as possible after the campus reopens.

Academic programs in both the Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine and Health and Human Services have transitioned to online instruction.  Campus is closed to all students at this time. 

Some clinical rotations have been suspended, and others are delayed. Students should work DIRECTLY with their clinical coordinators and program directors to discuss the status of their program and to address any questions or concerns.

The campus is currently closed to all non-essential employees. 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.  Unauthorized personnel will not be allowed access to campus.

Touro Nevada has suspended all employee and student Touro-related travel, both domestic and foreign, for the next eight (8) weeks (March 13 - May 10).

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.  Additionally, employees and students who travel by air, or live with a family member in the household who has traveled by air, during the next eight (8) weeks are required to self-isolate for a two-week period. During that time of self-isolation, employees can work remotely from home. Students should contact their program for information about remote/online access during the self-isolation period. Depending on the time of air travel, this two-week self-isolation period may overlap with when the campus reopens and employees and students would not be able to return to campus until after their two-week period.

All events have been cancelled or rescheduled from now through early May.  Possible changes to the mid-May commencement will be determined at a later date.  Updates will be provided in a timely manner.

Yes, there are payroll continuity plans for ensuring employees will continue to receive their pay during the 30-day campus closure. There will be no change for employees with direct deposit.  Employees who have payroll checks issued to them will receive them by mail.

There are contingency plans in place for this current 30-day closure to ensure all employees are paid. Touro College and University System enacted temporary policies to protect employees given the current status of the COVID 19 situation.  However, these policies are subject to change, and the University administration will notify employees of any proposed changes.

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.