May 14, 2021
Health-care workers were first in line to receive the COVID-19 vaccines, but not everyone jumped at the chance. Michigan Medicine researchers looked at who was signing up for the vaccine, who was deciding to wait, and why.
May 13, 2021
Michigan Medicine will schedule COVID-19 vaccine appointments for individuals as young as 12 years old. Appointments are available starting May 14, for patients ages 12-15 with Michigan Medicine medical record numbers.
May 12, 2021
Hesitancy by some to get a COVID-19 vaccine is due to longstanding mistrust in technical, health and government institutions, and it challenges efforts to achieve herd immunity, researchers say.
May 7, 2021
Faculty and staff who have been working remotely through the COVID-19 pandemic will begin a gradual return to more on-site work in coming months at the direction of their unit’s leaders.
May 5, 2021
Even with more than 100 million Americans receiving at least one COVID-19 vaccination, achieving the goal of herd immunity is not a certainty. Messaging and accessibility will be critical to addressing hesitancy.
April 23, 2021
Students who choose to live on the Ann Arbor campus during the fall term will be required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. All U-M students, faculty and staff are strongly encouraged to get vaccinated.
April 20, 2021
Michigan Medicine has invited all U-M staff, students and faculty who have filled out the BlueQueue questionnaire, and who are not yet vaccinated against COVID-19, to make a vaccination appointment.
April 19, 2021
The U-M faculty’s Senate Assembly has approved a resolution that supports mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations for all students, faculty and staff, with limited legally mandated exceptions.
April 16, 2021
The university is urging students on all three of its campuses to submit their COVID-19 vaccination information. At this time, U-M is not collecting information regarding employee vaccination status.
April 13, 2021
U-M has switched some of its COVID-19 vaccination clinics to the Pfizer vaccine and canceled several others after concerns arose over possible side effects from the Johnson & Johnson/Janssen vaccine.