January 20, 2021

coronavirus

  1. January 15, 2021

    Keeping COVID-19 in check during the winter term

    U-M’s Campus Health Response Committee has finalized several efforts to support the university’s comprehensive winter term plan to deal with the global COVID-19 pandemic.

  2. January 8, 2021

    More U-M workers to be offered vaccine; others urged to complete survey, join portal

    Michigan Medicine will offer COVID-19 vaccinations to frontline essential workers at U-M who work outside the health system, as well as employees and patients 65 or older. Others are urged to complete the Blue Queue questionnaire and create a MyUofMHealth account.

  3. January 8, 2021

    How to sign up for Blue Queue, MyUofMHealth

    If you are affiliated with U-M, you can complete the Blue Queue questionnaire. Based on what phase you fall under, you will eventually receive an invitation to schedule your vaccination appointment from Blue Queue.

  4. December 19, 2020

    U-M publishes free guides with advice related to COVID-19

    The practical tips for COVID-19 hospital and post-hospital care are free, printable electronic publications for anyone to use, and for any hospital or health system to adapt and publish.

  5. December 15, 2020

    U-M annual report shows strong finances despite COVID-19

    Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, U-M continued to deliver on its mission of education, research and patient care, and its financial position remains strong, the fiscal year 2020 annual report shows.

  6. December 14, 2020

    Michigan Medicine vaccinates first employees for COVID-19

    Michigan Medicine has vaccinated an initial group of five frontline workers against COVID-19, expects to vaccinate about 40 employees Dec. 15, and will ramp up the volume further as early as next week.

  7. December 14, 2020

    First 10 days after leaving hospital critical for COVID-19 patients

    In the first months after their COVID-19 hospital stay, patients faced a high risk of ongoing health problems, trips back to the hospital, and death, a growing number of studies has shown.

  8. December 14, 2020

    How to ensure people receive second COVID-19 vaccine dose

    Mark Fendrick, a Michigan Medicine primary care physician and researcher, hails the rapid development of vaccines as a scientific breakthrough, but he fears the two-step process includes barriers. 

  9. December 14, 2020

    U-M outlines approach for COVID-19 vaccinations on campus

    U-M has begun receiving the COVID-19 vaccine and will start vaccinating its health care workers as the first step in a program to eventually distribute the vaccine throughout the university.

  10. December 10, 2020

    Faculty encouraged to use student well-being statement in syllabi

    A new Syllabus Statement for Student Well-Being that is more comprehensive than the older mental health syllabus statement, and offers more campus resources to assist students is now available.