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Ohio University is OPEN. West Green is under a boil order until further notice.

Boil order: West Green and Convocation Center. The rest of the Athens Campus is NOT affected.
 
 
Further Information
3/25/17, 2:45 a.m. – A boil order is in effect on Ohio University’s West Green until further notice.

Boil order areas include:
  • West Green, including the Convocation Center (Excluding: Central Food Facility)

It is important to note that the rest of the Athens Campus is NOT affected.

Bottled water is available at The District on West Green (Boyd Hall). Bottled water will continue to be available for the duration of the boil order.

Please stay tuned to www.ohio.edu/alert for the latest updates. 

Here are some tips to keep in mind when a boil order is issued in your area:
  • Bring water to a full boil, and boil for three minutes prior to use.
  • Use only boiled water for drinking, preparing food or baby formula.
  • Use boiled, or bottled water, to brush your teeth.
  • Be sure to use sanitized food grade containers for storing water.
  • Dispose of ice cubes made when a boil order is in place.
  • Water for bathing doesn’t need to be boiled. However, the water should not be ingested.
  • Immuno-compromised persons, such as those with cancer receiving chemotherapy, organ transplant recipients, people with HIV/AIDS or other immune system disorders, elderly people and infants may be more susceptible to infection by Crytosporidium and other microbial contaminants, and should be extra careful.

For additional boil order tips and information, please visit the official website of the City of Athens.  
 
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Further Information
3/25/17, 2:45 a.m. – A boil order is in effect on Ohio University’s West Green until further notice.

Boil order areas include:
  • West Green, including the Convocation Center (Excluding: Central Food Facility)

It is important to note that the rest of the Athens Campus is NOT affected.

Bottled water is available at The District on West Green (Boyd Hall). Bottled water will continue to be available for the duration of the boil order.

Please stay tuned to www.ohio.edu/alert for the latest updates. 

Here are some tips to keep in mind when a boil order is issued in your area:
  • Bring water to a full boil, and boil for three minutes prior to use.
  • Use only boiled water for drinking, preparing food or baby formula.
  • Use boiled, or bottled water, to brush your teeth.
  • Be sure to use sanitized food grade containers for storing water.
  • Dispose of ice cubes made when a boil order is in place.
  • Water for bathing doesn’t need to be boiled. However, the water should not be ingested.
  • Immuno-compromised persons, such as those with cancer receiving chemotherapy, organ transplant recipients, people with HIV/AIDS or other immune system disorders, elderly people and infants may be more susceptible to infection by Crytosporidium and other microbial contaminants, and should be extra careful.

For additional boil order tips and information, please visit the official website of the City of Athens.  
 
Critical Incident

If an emergency is a critical incident, or becomes a critical incident, you can find information through:

  • Ohio University's Homepage
  • Your campus e-mail (@ohio.edu accounts)
  • Text message
  • Ohio University’s Facebook and Twitter accounts
  • Campus televisions connected to CATvision
  • Outdoor emergency notification system
  • 740.597.1800 for a recorded message (on Athens campus, 7-1800)
  • Non-tech methods (on-the-ground teams, bullhorns, posted alerts, etc.)
 
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If you have questions about the University's emergency notification system, please send an e-mail to etm@ohio.edu
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