Health & Medicine
June 7, 2021
U-M community members and their households residing in the Ann Arbor and Ypsilanti areas can receive free, rapid COVID-19 test kits for use at home to help reduce the disease’s spread.
June 2, 2021
U-M is among more than 200 higher education institutions in 43 states to join the White House’s COVID-19 College Vaccine Challenge, which seeks to provide vaccination opportunities and access to all members of the university community.
May 21, 2021
The newly established United Physician Assistants at Michigan Medicine / AFT Local 5297 has reached a tentative agreement with the university on a three-year contract.
May 17, 2021
People who experience very severe COVID-19 illness have a higher prevalence of persistent symptoms, according to a new U-M study, highlighting the urgent need to characterize and treat long-haulers.
May 15, 2021
The announcement that fully vaccinated people can now go without a mask indoors and outdoors has been greeted with different reactions. No matter where one falls on the mask spectrum, here are 11 things to know.
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 10, 2021
Michigan CEAL: Communities Conquering COVID has been awarded an additional $1.4 million dollars to support an additional year of community-based COVID-19 interventions.
May 7, 2021
An updated university face-covering policy, effective immediately, allows individuals to go mask-free while outdoors on all U-M campuses, providing they avoid gatherings of 100 or more.