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Dillard University Emergency Information Lines: (877) 551-5581 and (504) 816-4411

Sign up for text message updates at

In the event of an emergency, please go to regularly for updates.

City of New Orleans/State of Louisiana Resources

Governor's Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Preparedness Hotline: (225) 925-7500

Register at to receive emergency alerts from New Orleans city officials via email and/or text messge.

Click here for information on hurricanes and other emergencies from the New Orleans Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness.

Health, Flu and Disease Resources

For information on health and disease, call the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) 24 hours a day at 1-800-CDC-INFO (1-800-232-4636), or visit

For information on 2009 H1N1 Flu (aka "swine flu"), go to or see Dillard's FAQ here. provides comprehensive information on pandemic influenza from the federal government of the U.S.

World Health Organization:

American College Health Association:


Additional instructions are as follows:

For tomorrow’s (Oct. 4, 2013) evacuation students are to meet downstairs in Kearny Hall for 7 a.m. to board buses to Centenary College in Shreveport. This evacuation applies to Dillard residential students only.  Your RA will provide you details on what items you may bring with you on the bus.

Classes for Monday, Oct. 7 have been cancelled and will resume on Tuesday, Oct. 8. Students should check with their instructor’s Black Board for assignments.

Dillard essential personnel are expected to report to work on Monday based on instructions from your respective supervisors.

Employees should secure their workspace and protect/cover computers and equipment from possible roof leaks before leaving today.

Discard perishables from refrigerators in preparation for a possible power outage.

Unplug appliances, computers, and all electrical equipment

Follow your individual emergency plan for protecting academic files and research

Please monitor the website, twitter and Facebook for updates.

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