COVID-19 and College Students: What you Absolutely Need to Know

COVID-19 and College Students: What you Absolutely Need to Know

When: Thursday, March 26, 2020, 10:00AM-11:00AM (PST); 1:00PM-2:00PM (EST).
Where: Zoom Meeting: Register now at (link to be provided upon registration), or dial based on your location, US: +1 669 900 6833  or +1 346 248 7799  or +1 253 215 8782  or +1 301 715 8592  or +1 312 626 6799  or +1 929 436 2866 


The COVID-19 novel coronavirus is a rapidly emerging and evolving situation. In an effort to promote the health and safety of universities, college students, and young person(s), as well as HELP REDUCE community spread of the COVID-19, join us on March 26th, 2020, 10:00am PST (1:00pm EST), for a free webinar on What you Absolutely Need to Know as a College Student about COVID-19. This webinar will provide important information to stay healthy and most importantly, provide comfort in challenging and uncertain times.


This webinar will educate students on:

• How to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and what young adults should know

• Best ways to practice social distancing and what it means

• Discuss and provide examples of ways to take care of your health


Hala Madanat, PhD 

Director and Professor School of Public Health 

San Diego State University 

Plenary Speaker

Nicholas “Dr. Nick” Yphantides MD, MPH

Physician, Chief Medical Officer

San Diego County

Dr. Nick’s Biography Information

Dr. Nick Yphantides MD, MPH is an advocate for those in his community who need it the most. For nine years, Dr. Nick served as Chief Medical Officer of one the largest network of Community Clinics in San Diego County.  Ultimately, he took his advocacy into politics serving as the publicly elected Chairman of the Board for Palomar Pomerado Health, the largest Public Hospital District in California. Dr. Nick has served the last 11 years as the Chief Medical Officer for the County of San Diego.  For the last 13 years, he has also been the National Director of Health and Wellness for Axene Health Partners, LLC. 

Dr. Nick is also the Founding Co-Chair of San Diego County’s Childhood Obesity Initiative, the Chair of San Diego County’s Childhood Obesity Task Force, and a Board Member of Palomar Pomerado Health System. He was on the Executive Board of the California Center for the Arts, Escondido, Board Member of the Health Care Association of San Diego and Imperial Counties, and Physician Chair of the Medical Board of the Council of Community Clinics. 

Dr. Nick’s life story to address his own personal health needs and achieving an enduring transformation of his personal health has been featured in People Magazine, Reader’s Digest,  Washington Post, New York Times and on CNN, Fox News, Discovery Channel and even in the National Enquirer. Dr. Nick is a cancer survivor, has been to as many countries as he is old and is always willing to lend a helping hand where it is needed the most. 

We look forward to connecting with you on-line Thursday!