The College has moved to online instruction for the remainder of the semester Learn more about our ongoing COVID-19 response
Updates on COVID-19
St. Louis College of Pharmacy is closely monitoring the spread of the novel coronavirus that causes Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).
The health and safety of our students, faculty and staff is our top priority, and to best protect our campus community, the College has made the decision to temporarily move to online delivery of all courses, including all classroom, laboratory and recitation instruction, following Spring Break on Monday, March 23.
Our faculty and staff are working diligently to provide support and access to resources to members of our community who are directly or indirectly impacted by the pandemic.
On March 21, stay-at-home orders impacting the College community were announced by leaders of St. Louis City and St. Louis County. The St. Louis City order takes effect at 6 p.m. on Monday, March 23, and will remain in effect until 6 p.m. on April 22. The St. Louis County order will take effect on Monday, March 23, and remain in effect for 30 days.
- St. Louis City Order: Health Commissioner's Order No. 9
- St Louis County Order: Executive Sam Page, Executive Order No. 17
Up-to-date information on the situation in Missouri can be found online at the Missouri Department of Health & Senior Services website.
Additionally, on March 21, Governor J.B. Pritzker issued a statewide stay-at-home order for the State of Illinois, effective at 5 p.m. on Saturday, March 21. The order will remain in effect until April 7.
The College will continue to monitor the spread of COVID-19 and communicate additional response actions to the campus community as needed.
The College’s leadership team is monitoring reports and recommendations regarding the spread of COVID-19 and will issue communication to the campus community as needed.
- June 1, 2020: Statement to the Campus Community from President John A. Pieper
- May 26, 2020: Statement to the Campus Community from President John A. Pieper
- May 18, 2020: Statement to the Campus Community from President John A. Pieper
- May 11, 2020: Statement to the Campus Community from President John A. Pieper
- April 13, 2020: Statement to the Campus Community from President John A. Pieper
- March 20, 2020: Statement to the Campus Community from President John A. Pieper
- March 16, 2020: Statement to the Campus Community from President John A. Pieper
- March 12, 2020: Statement to the Campus Community from President John A. Pieper
- March 11, 2020: Statement to the Campus Community from President John A. Pieper
- March 3, 2020: Statement to the Campus Community from President John A. Pieper
Students, faculty and staff should monitor their College email accounts for additional information on specific topics.
About the COVID-19
COVID-19 is a new disease, and there is still much to learn about it. Cases have been identified in the United States and worldwide, and the U.S. Department of State, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and World Health Organization (WHO) are taking steps to contain the spread of illness.
As new information is gathered and this public health situation unfolds, we encourage all members of our community to seek information from reliable, fact-based sources.
- U.S. Department of State: Current Outbreak of Coronavirus Disease 2019
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
- World Health Organization: Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Outbreak
- American Pharmacists Association: Pharmacists’ Guide to Coronavirus
Subscribe to updates from the CDC to receive up-to-date information on COVID-19.
Continuing Education: COVID-19
The College provides a number of continuing education and lifelong learning opportunities for pharmacists throughout the region. Our new online CE program explores the latest treatment options for COVID-19.
This presentation will review the epidemiology of the current SARS-CoV2, viral structure and transmission. Participants will learn the six most studied and talked about treatments for COVID-19 and address the proposed mechanisms of action, limited in-vitro and clinical data, and risk benefits in the use of each therapeutic option.
For questions about the College’s response or for more information, contact Carlin Harp, emergency management coordinator, at email@example.com or 314.446.8133.
You can also enroll in the College's opt-in Emergency Notification System to receive text alerts on multiple devices and register secondary email addresses for notifications.