September 23, 2021

Health & Medicine

  1. June 7, 2021

    Free home COVID tests available to Ann Arbor, Ypsilanti residents

    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.

  2. June 2, 2021

    U-M joins White House COVID-19 College Vaccine Challenge

    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.

  3. May 21, 2021

    Physician assistants reach tentative agreement with Michigan Medicine

    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.

  4. May 17, 2021

    Severe COVID-19 may be linked to long-haul symptoms

    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.

  5. May 15, 2021

    Confused about the latest mask rules? Here are 11 things to know

    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.

  6. May 14, 2021

    Survey looks at vaccine hesitancy among health-care workers

    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.

  7. May 13, 2021

    Michigan Medicine offers COVID-19 vaccines to younger patients

    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.

  8. May 12, 2021

    Study finds vaccine hesitancy rooted in institutional mistrust

    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.

  9. May 10, 2021

    Partnership receives $1.4M for COVID-19 intervention efforts

    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.

  10. May 7, 2021

    University updates COVID-19 face-covering, quarantine policies

    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.