Various institutions announce measures taken as a contingency plan at a time when Puerto Rico is faced with a tropical storm warning, which will bring an average of between three to six inches of rain, and with isolated events of 10 inches.  University of Puerto Rico
Before the tropical storm warning for the island, issued by the National Hurricane Center, the president of the University of Puerto Rico (UPR), Dr. Jorge Haddock, decreed a recess indefinite academic and administrative effective starting tomorrow, Wednesday, July 29, at 6:00 am
Likewise, he reported that all the services that were scheduled for the Thursday, July 30 at the Clinic of the School of Medicine, at the Imaging Center of the School of Medicine, Adult Psychiatry and Child Psychiatry of the Medical School of the Medical Sciences Campus (RCM) have been canceled . Therefore, citizens are urged to remain vigilant in the institutional media and the press, where information on the resumption of services and work will be updated.
The entire university community was informed of the activation of its emergency plans before the tropical storm warning that was issued for all of Puerto Rico, for which an institutional closure has been decreed as of noon today, Wednesday, July 29, 2020.
The institutional closure applies to the Central Administration Offices, the San Juan Campus and the University Center of Mayagüez, the Support Program for Victims of Sexual Abuse (PAF) and the Third Mission Institute.
“From the institutional closure, it is instructed all the personnel of the Albizu University to recess the face-to-face and remote work, and to take all security measures to safeguard their well-being in the face of this cyclonic threat, "explained the P University resident, Dr. José Pons Madera. The resumption of work will be reported once the emergency is over and the corresponding operational evaluation is made. Those members of the university community who need information on operations can contact the following numbers: 787-993-3890 (university community) or 787-993-3895 (employees).
Pontificia Universidad Católica
Before the tropical storm warning issued by the National Hurricane Center due to the development of an atmospheric cyclone, the president of the Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico, Dr. Jorge Iván Vélez Arocho decreed administrative and academic recess starting today Wednesday at 12:00 m in the Ponce, Mayagüez and Arecibo precincts.
The President stressed that, if the weather conditions allow it, the works They will be resumed at regular hours on Friday, July 31, 2020. In the case of the Physical Plant employees, Vélez Arocho reported that, as indicated yesterday, they will complete their tasks regularly today, in such a way that they work with the campus preparations.
"Now more than ever, the physical and emotional security of our community is essential. My call again is to prepare ourselves for the passage of this cyclone and to remain calm in such difficult times for the country. Católica has already activated the Emergency Committee and we are very attentive to the development and trajectory of this system, "said Vélez Arocho.
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