New College of Florida takes strict action to keep students and staff safe from COVID

From WTSB, August 10, 2020

“We’re just trying to do the best mitigation of the virus spread as we can.”

New College of Florida takes strict action to keep students and staff safe from COVID

“We are really trying to integrate and have every possible option that we can think of to try and mitigate the risk,” Dr. Anne Fisher said.

Dr. Fisher is a licensed clinical psychologist and the program director for counseling and wellness at New College of Florida.

“We are doing primarily telehealth and tele mental health, so counseling sessions are going to be done remotely on a HIPPA compliant platform,” Fisher said.

This year, Fisher also has another title. She’s the incident commander and task force leader for their COVID response at New College.

Read the article and view the video here.


Founded in Sarasota in 1960, New College of Florida is the state's only legislatively designated Honors College of Florida. New College prepares intellectually curious students for lives of great achievement by providing a highly individualized education that integrates academic rigor with career-building experiences. New College offers 45 undergraduate majors in liberal arts and sciences, a master’s degree program in data science, and certificates in technology, finance, and business skills.

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