Stomach Virus Alert
The Vermont Tech Health Center is notifying the campus community that three students have presented with symptoms of a stomach virus on the Randolph campus.
The virus is not fatal but severe and spreads through physical contact. Personal hygiene is vital. Please wash your hands frequently with soap and water, especially before and after meals. Please also use the hand sanitizer provided on the dining hall tables, classrooms and public spaces. If you feel symptoms coming on, hydration is very important.
Anyone who suspects they are coming down with a stomach virus should STAY HOME/in your residence hall room, then contact the Vermont Tech Health Center at (802) 728-1270 or (802) 249-7309. If on campus during a time the Health Center is closed, contact Public Safety at (802) 728-1292 for access to medical care.
You can continue to be contagious for up to 48 hours after symptoms end so please remain home or in your residence hall room. Contact your RA to have food and water delivered to your room.
A notification of this alert was sent to all students and employees who have opted in to our emergency notification system. Please remember to keep your information up to date. This provides a means for us to send important information quickly via text or voice. Users can enter 2 email and 3 phone addresses. To update or add your contact information to the emergency notification records:
- Login to the portal
- My Vermont Tech tab
- Emergency Notification Management (under Campus Life)