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Changes to EHS Services

In response to TTU's COVID-19 modified work requirements, Environmental Health & Safety will be operating with reduced on-campus staff. Going forward, all hazardous waste pick-ups (prioritized by risk) will occur on Wednesdays from 8:00 am – 5:00 pm.

Chemical deliveries to academic work areas are now closed beginning Monday, March 23rd.

We appreciate your understanding in this difficult time. If we can be of assistance, please contact us at 742-3876 or safety@ttu.edu.

Coronavirus Pandemic, 2019

Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) virion.

As of March 11, 2020 the newly emergent strain of Coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, is responsible for the first pandemic caused by a Coronavirus, a mere 6 weeks after being declared a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC) by the World Health Organization.  

There are currently 10 cases in the Lubbock area, two of which are community spread from previously known cases.

For links to situation summaries, travel and prevention information, and tips on how to transition from aware to prepared, read the full article >>

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Coronavirus Pandemic, 2019