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Hurricane Unlike other natural disasters, a hurricane is usually...

Community and Travel Guidance Related to the Coronavirus

UPDATE: Back-to-campus information on COVID-19 testing and more.

TuftsAlert Test on Tuesday

It's time to test, and time to make sure...

Beat the Heat 

  • STAY INDOORS as much as possible and limit exposure to the sun.
  • DRINK plenty of WATER. Avoid drinks with caffeine.
  • EAT well-balanced, light and regular meals.
  • LIMIT intake of alcoholic beverages.
  • AVOID strenuous work during the warmest part of the day.
  • DRESS in loose-fitting, lightweight, and light-colored clothes that cover as much skin as possible. Wear a wide-brimmed hat to protect face and head.




The fundamental goal of the emergency management program is to minimize the effects of disasters and help the university to remain focused on its chief missions: teaching, research, and patient care.