Pacer Ready, Set, Return

COVID-19 Prevention & Care

Welcome Back!

Dr. Daren Timmons, Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, kicks off the semester with a video message to students.

College During COVID-19

Dr. Thayer McGahee, Dean of the School of Nursing, and Cindy Gelinas, director of the Student Health Center and Counseling Center discuss the fall semester.

What We've Done On Campus

Facilities Director, Brian Enter, shares what we've done to help prevent the spread of germs on campus.

Contact Tracing

Nursing Instructor, Hannah Mottel, and Student Government President, Samuel Boyd, share the importance of contact tracing.

What You Can Do to Help

Nursing Professor, Kay Lawrence, shares how you can help prevent the spread of germs on campus.


To prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus or other viruses, follow these simple precautions:

  • Wash your hands regularly, using the video below as a guide
  • Avoid touching your face with unwashed hands
  • Disinfect surfaces regularly
  • Avoid close contact with someone who is sick
  • Cover your cough or sneeze
  • Stay home if you are sick

Spreading of Coronavirus



If you are experiencing symptoms such as fever, cough or shortness of breath, you should contact your health care provider.

The Medical University of South Carolina is offering free virtual COVID-19 screenings and consultations to anyone in South Carolina experiencing COVID-19-like symptoms. Use the promo code "COVID19."

Prisma Health is also offering free virtual COVID-19 screenings by using the promo code "COVID19."

Additional Resources

More information on the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) can be obtained from the following sources :

PBC Return to Play Plan
Return to Play Plan for Athletics

The Peach Belt Conference – Return to Play Plan consists of mandatory standards and best practices to minimize the risk of COVID-19 exposure and transmission.

Contact Us

Share your questions, comments and ideas with our campus COVID-19 co-coordinators.