The health of the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy (UMSOP) community is our top priority. School officials are closely monitoring the spread of COVID-19, also known as the coronavirus.

Please continue to check this webpage for details, as it will be updated with the most current information about any impact to School of Pharmacy operations.

If you’re concerned about your health, contact a care provider. To make an appointment at UMaryland Immediate Care, call 667-214-1899.

Video Message from UMB's Interim President

Interim President Bruce E. Jarrell, MD, FACS, delivers a video message on how the UMB community must adapt, work together, and move forward during the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis.

UMSOP Communications:

School of Pharmacy Educational Continuity of Operations - Coronavirus

Faculty, staff, and students should familiarize themselves with the School's Educational Continuity of Operations - Coronavirus document, which outlines the plan the School will follow in the event of a COVID-19 infection or quarantine.

Download the Document

Guidance and Letters to the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) Community:

Visit the UMB Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) website to view guidances and letters to the UMB community shared by UMB Interim President Bruce Jarrell, MD, FACS.


Our top priority at this time is to remain as healthy as possible by utilizing good prevention practices, per the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the University of Maryland Medical Center:

  • Avoid close contact with sick people.
  • Don’t touch your eyes, nose, and mouth.
  • Stay home when you are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue.
  • Avoid shaking hands.
  • Maintain social distances of at least 6 feet.
  • Clean and disinfect objects and surfaces.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water.
  • Use a 60% (or more) alcohol-based hand sanitizer.
  • Wear a cloth face covering in public settings where social distancing measures are difficult to maintain.
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For more information about COVID-19, as well as additional details about UMB's preparedness plan, explore this webpage.

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