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South Florida: Preparing for Coronavirus

Public health experts at the University of South Florida College of Public Health (COPH) are poised to educate the public about the coronavirus, answering questions on everything from preparedness to prevention to public policy.

Dr. Jill Roberts is a professor of environmental health who specializes in emerging diseases. She is frequently sought out by the media to speak on a variety of public health topics, including disease preparedness and prevention. She shares her insight on how to prepare, prevention of spread, and what symptoms to look out for.
Watch her Facebook Live interview.

Dr. Anna Torrens Armstrong is an assistant professor with a discipline in health education and promotion. She is available to answer questions on the coronavirus and health education, prevention and working with children on appropriate preventive and sick role behaviors. She shares her insight on the role of health education in prevention efforts and working with children on prevention.
Watch her Facebook Live interview.

Dr. Donna Petersen is dean of the University of South Florida College of Public Health with a discipline in maternal and child health. She also is leading USF’s task force to address coronavirus. Dean Petersen discusses why social distancing is important, COVID-19 symptoms, handwashing, and how public health practitioners are helping to address the pandemic.
Watch her Facebook Live interview.

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