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Return to Campus COVID testing

NC State will offer return to campus COVID-19 testing at the beginning of spring semester 2021 for faculty, staff and students. This free test provides an easy and efficient way for individuals returning to campus to learn if they have the virus.  Several campus locations will be available for testing,... Read More

Severe Weather Preparedness Week

What you should know about Severe Weather Know what to do before, during, and after severe weather. Create a communications plan with your family before severe weather hits. Have emergency supplies in place at home, at work, and in the car. Listen to local officials. Check your insurance policies to... Read More

Keep the Flu away!

Keep yourself and others from being sick by taking the proper precautions and keeping your space clean! Prevent the Flu by: Getting plenty of sleep, challenge yourself to stay physically active. Manage your stress in healthy ways, whether that is going for a run, meditating, watching your favorite show, or... Read More

Small Steps to Be Pack Ready

Storing up to 72 hours worth of water. During an emergency, you should drink at least two quarts (one half gallon) of water a day. Drink 3-4 quarts a day if you are in a hot climate, pregnant, sick, or a child. Some of the water in your emergency water... Read More

Tax Season To-Do List

Are you ready for Tax Season? Here are some things to think about before filing your taxes and how you can be prepared! Get Your Tax Records and Documents Together Have you received your W-2 or other documents? You won’t start getting tax information like a W-2 wage statement or... Read More

Coronavirus Updates

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is closely monitoring an outbreak of respiratory illness caused by a novel (new) coronavirus first identified in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China. NC State issued an update memorandum on January 28, 2020 for faculty, staff and students. NC State Student Health Services Updates... Read More

Don’t be worried about Winter Weather!

A short preview of spring and now back to Winter Weather. Be sure to take the proper precautions and prepare yourself for the cold and potential ice. Dress in Layers Check the weather before you leave the house. NC State has set up the NC Weather Stem page to Think... Read More

Resolve to Finish your Pack Plan

Are you looking for New Year’s Resolutions or action items to accomplish in the new year? Look no further and resolve to finish your personal pack plan. Having a preparedness plan can equip you with skills and knowledge for what to do in the case of an emergency. Think about... Read More

Gadgets and Gizmos Aplenty

Coming into the holiday season, we know that you are going to get all sorts of gadgets as presents or even to gift. Take precautions and set up security for yourself when you install these things in your home! Utilize Alexa’s Safety Features Turn off voice input and use the... Read More

Don’t Let a Grinch Steal your Holiday Season!

Use these tips to prepare yourself for the holiday season and the porch pirates trying to steal your Christmas! Large displays of holiday gifts should not be visible through windows and doors of your home. Do not leave packages or valuables on the seat of your vehicle because this creates... Read More