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Several Alabama colleges take precautions due to coronavirus

Schools in North Alabama are taking precautions due to coronavirus, or COVID 19.

Posted: Mar 13, 2020 7:57 AM
Updated: Mar 13, 2020 1:23 PM

Update: Athens State University says it continues to operate as normal but is closely monitoring the situation and will make updates as necessary. 

The University of North Alabama will have online-only classes the week of March 29 to April 4 due to coronavirus concerns. Read more here

The Alabama Community College System will discontinue on-campus instruction from March 17 to April 3. All events scheduled during this time frame are also cancelled.

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Original story:

Several colleges in Alabama are taking precautions due to coronavirus.

The University of Alabama, University of Alabama in Huntsville, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Auburn University, Jacksonville State University and Alabama A&M University have moved to online classes only.

The University of North Alabama, Northwest-Shoals Community College and University of West Alabama are still monitoring the situation.

We’re working to learn more about how other schools in the state, including Calhoun Community College and Athens State University, are responding.

Stay with WAAY 31 on air and online for updates.

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