October 31, 2020

public health

  1. October 5, 2020

    New state, Washtenaw County orders continue COVID-19 measures

    Michigan and Washtenaw County health officials have announced emergency measures to keep COVID-19 prevention and control strategies in place following a Michigan Supreme Court ruling last week.

  2. October 5, 2020

    U-M architects design a table for 12, working six feet apart

    Faculty and students at the Taubman Collage of Architecture and Urban Planning recently created an outdoor, socially distanced instructional space at the Art and Architecture Building’s inner courtyard.

  3. September 18, 2020

    U-M provides clarity on public health notifications, case investigation

    Stopping the spread of COVID-19 on a university campus is a collective effort, requiring various units and departments — some not commonly known to the campus community — working behind the scenes to get the work done.

  4. May 27, 2020

    Schlissel: U-M committed to delivering ‘best education possible’ for fall semester

    The university is working with leading public health experts to mitigate COVID-19 risks in preparation for an in-person fall semester, while developing contingency plans for high-quality remote learning.

  5. March 23, 2020

    Schlissel outlines university operations under new state order

    President Mark Schlissel says all U-M employees should now work remotely “unless your unit needs you on campus to maintain the work we’ve identified as critical to our mission.”

  6. March 19, 2020

    How to think about coronavirus like a public health expert

    Patricia Wren, a public health professor at UM-Dearborn, weighs in on why the current COVID-19 disruptions to daily lives are necessary, and why people should probably prepare for the long haul.

  7. February 4, 2020

    Answers to frequently asked questions about coronavirus

    U-M has posted answers to a broad range of frequently asked questions associated with the rapidly changing situation surrounding the 2019 Novel Coronavirus.

  8. February 2, 2020

    Coronavirus update: Now a ‘public health emergency’ in U.S.

    President Donald Trump has declared the 2019 novel coronavirus presents a public health emergency in the United States. U-M is monitoring developments and posting updates on its Key Issues page.

  9. January 27, 2020

    U-M monitoring developments in coronavirus outbreak

    While the immediate health risk to the general public in the United States is considered low, U-M officials are closely monitoring an outbreak of respiratory illness caused by a novel coronavirus first detected in China.

  10. October 2, 2019

    How researchers can help win the long game on public health

    A partnership among residents of Detroit’s Delray neighborhood, community leaders, and U-M researchers and students could be a template for advancing campaigns for environmental justice.