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Making a Resilient University

Duke Emergency Management strives to create a state of readiness to enable the institution to overcome critical incidents and emergency situations while continuing to provide world-class education, research, and patient care.

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DukeALERT Website

Duke Alert

In the event of an emergency, visit the DukeALERT website for instructions and information about the incident, campus services, and resources available to the Duke community.


COVID-19 Information

Coronaviurs Viral Particle

In an extraordinary effort, the Duke community has worked together since the earliest days of the pandemic to continue our missions of education, patient care, and service to our region and society. The Coronavirus Response website provides the Duke community with important updates related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Cornavirus Response

Duke Health / UNC Health Monkeypox Community Forum

Duke Health and UNC Health experts held a community forum on July 21, 2022 on the response to outbreaks of Monkeypox around the world and in North Carolina. Presenters included:

  • Cameron Wolfe, MD, Duke Health
  • Lina Rosengren-Hovee, MD, UNC Health
  • David Wohl, MD, UNC Health



Duke LiveSafe is a free mobile app that offers real-time, two-way communication between Duke community members and the Duke University Police Department.



Duke’s Team Approach to Keeping Campus Safe

Duke’s Team Approach to Keeping Campus Safe

June 29, 2022
Behavioral assessment teams work to identify, address potential concerns

Why COVID-19 Boosters and Masking Remain Vital

May 16, 2022
As health experts brace for a potential COVID-19 surge this fall and winter, Dr. Carol Epling shares insights on how to stay safe

Blue Devil of the Week: From Security Officer to Community Builder

April 4, 2022
With a selfless approach, Ruby Thompkins helps Duke Police and Durham community move forward