September 24, 2021

Health & Medicine

  1. September 14, 2021

    U-M ends general COVID-19 notifications for classrooms

    The university has discontinued its broad, generalized COVID-19 case notifications for classrooms and building spaces following recent changes to state guidance and community feedback that the notices were confusing and of limited benefit.

  2. September 7, 2021

    Employees working on-site or remotely have flu shot options

    U-M faculty and staff working on campus or remotely have several options for receiving their flu vaccination. Employees should determine the best approach for their situation. 

  3. August 30, 2021

    U-M updates metrics used to monitor spread of COVID-19

    U-M has updated the set of COVID-19 Campus Response Metrics it will closely monitor to help determine whether “more intensive local or campuswide policies” are recommended to slow the spread of the virus.

  4. August 30, 2021

    Study: Survivors’ plasma of no benefit to new COVID-19 patients

    A new study authored by a U-M researcher found that COVID-19 convalescent plasma did not prevent disease progression in an at-risk group of COVID patients when administered within one week of their symptoms.

  5. August 25, 2021

    What to know about navigating an in-person fall amid COVID-19

    As students, faculty and staff kick off a new in-person academic year on U-M’s Ann Arbor campus, a number of COVID-19 response efforts, policies and community expectations are in place for a productive and healthy fall term.

  6. August 25, 2021

    U-M outlines accountability measures for COVID-19 vaccine policy

    U-M employees and students who do not comply with the university’s COVID-19 vaccination policy will be subject to a number of administrative interventions and disciplinary actions.

  7. August 9, 2021

    U-M to require face coverings indoors across all campuses

    With regional COVID-19 cases increasing and a greater risk of transmission due to the more infectious delta variant, U-M will require anyone in campus buildings or transit to wear a face covering, regardless of vaccination status.

  8. August 4, 2021

    University accepting limited exemptions to vaccine mandate

    Students, faculty and staff members seeking a medical or religious exemption to the University of Michigan’s COVID-19 vaccine requirement may submit a request through Wolverine Access.

  9. July 30, 2021

    U-M will require COVID-19 vaccination on all campuses

    All students, faculty and staff on U-M’s three campuses and at Michigan Medicine must be vaccinated against COVID-19 and submit their vaccination information before the fall term starts Aug. 30.

  10. July 21, 2021

    Blacks, Hispanics among hardest hit during COVID-19 pandemic, study shows

    Deaths from all causes combined increased dramatically early in the COVID-19 pandemic for certain U.S. demographic groups  — particularly Black and Hispanic people, according to U-M research.