Disaster Plan Reference
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have raised concerns on the UIS campus regarding biological and chemical
threats. The purpose of this site is to aid the campus community
in answering these concerns.
While we do not expect to have anything to worry
about, we do think it would be prudent of us to have some policies
established for handling suspicious mail. During this difficult time we
should use a little more caution when sorting our mail – take a little
extra time. Anything that you feel is suspicious call the UNIVERSITY
POLICE at 206-6690 immediately. Pay attention not only to incoming
mail, but outgoing mail as well. We need to protect our
campus community first.
The University Police Department in conjunction
with the FBI, state, county, and local law enforcement agencies, along
with fire and health agencies, have developed and implemented a policy
governing our response to a threat of a weapon of mass destruction.
policy is consistent throughout Sangamon County.
The following information has been obtained from the
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Health Advisory Alert and
is being distributed across the country by
all law enforcement agencies to their respective communities. Please
read these guidelines, as they are the recommended procedures for
When confronted with an unknown substance or a suspicious package
- Cover the
substance or package
- Seal off the area to prevent the entry of
- Wash hands with soap and water
- Call the UIS Police Department at
Additional information concerning
Anthrax and other chemical threats.