Prof. of Psychology Bryan Kim: If social distancing and home quarantine are practiced during the COVID-19 health crisis, the number of people needing critical care will decrease significantly. And there are ways for improving behavioral and mental health as we all cope.
UH employees are encouraged to review two new documents (being implemented while under review by the union) and talk to their supervisor and administrators about working from home.
The newly established working group is identifying additional resources and best practices on how to teach students remotely during the COVID-19 health crisis.
“Even if you’re not part of a high-risk group, we all have friends and family that possibly are. Let’s do our part in preventing the spread of COVID-19.” -PSA from the UH Hilo Daniel K. Inouye College of Pharmacy.
The closure is being done as a health and safety measure as many other operations around the state and the world are conducting similar closures.
“We must balance the need to carry on our mission of delivering quality education and pursuing research activities without disruption, while safeguarding the health and wellbeing of faculty, staff and students.” -University of Hawaii Professional Assembly