The University of Maine System (UMS) continues to monitor the ongoing monkeypox (Mpox) outbreak. Our guidance will continue to be informed by science and recommendations from public health best practices, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and other federal and state guidance. UMS has developed a Monkeypox frequently asked questions page.
The University of Maine System has developed a FEMA Hazard Mitigation Plan to address natural hazard risks that may face our campuses. To access this plan, please visit the University of Maine System Safety Management website.
Crises are unexpected, often unpredictable and take many forms. No campus or community can be fully prepared for everything that may happen, but some simple measures are helpful in any emergency:
When trained responders are not immediately available, individuals must take quick, responsible and independent actions in response to an emergent situation. Here are points to remember for individual faculty, staff, and students when an incident occurs.