Stories tagged with: COVID-19

Free COVID-19 testing kits available at OHIO throughout November and December

November 9, 2022 Ohio University will be making additional COVID-19 rapid antigen tests available at no charge to all students, faculty and staff in November and December, while supplies last.

COVID-19 vaccine/boosters, flu shots available to OHIO community

September 15, 2022 Ohio University students, faculty and staff have several opportunities to get the flu vaccine and/or the COVID 19 vaccine/booster in the coming weeks.

Heritage Hall to host Bivalent booster vaccine clinic on Sept. 10

September 8, 2022 The Athens City-County Health Department will host a booster vaccine clinic at Heritage Hall from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.  Sept. 10, where the new Bivalent booster will be distributed.

Ohio University revises mask policy and updates protocol for fall semester 2022

August 17, 2022 Ohio University has revised its mask policy for fall semester 2022.

Preparing for fall semester: public health guidance to keep our community safe

August 1, 2022 Important information regarding the University’s COVID-19 prevention and mitigation strategies for Fall Semester 2022.

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University reminds community to test for COVID-19, report cases and exposures

May 19, 2022 With an increase in COVID-19 cases among Ohio University community members, all students, faculty, and staff are asked to take steps to stop the spread of COVID-19 on OHIO campuses.

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Participants needed for focus groups to discuss pandemic-related mental health

May 4, 2022 Ohio University seeks students, faculty, staff, and Athens community members to participate in online focus groups.

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On-campus COVID-19 testing centers are closed, antigen tests available on all OHIO campuses

May 3, 2022 The University’s CVS and Vault Health COVID-19 testing centers on the Athens campus have closed.

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Ohio University provides update on vaccination requirement

April 28, 2022 Beginning with Summer Semester 2022, Ohio University will no longer require COVID-19 vaccination for Ohio University employees and non-residential students.

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COVID Operations Office transition

April 23, 2022 Dr. Gillian Ice and the COVID Operations Team have been instrumental in Ohio University’s successful response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Ohio University updates masking requirements

March 24, 2022 Effective immediately, Ohio University masking requirements will match the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention COVID-19 Community Level for the county in which the campus is located.

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OHIO announces change in asymptomatic COVID-19 testing strategy

March 17, 2022 Ohio University is shifting its asymptomatic COVID-19 testing program strategy beginning Monday, March 21. Weekly testing will no longer be required for any OHIO community members.

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COVID-19 testing after spring break

March 9, 2022 Students, faculty, and staff who traveled over spring break are encouraged to schedule an asymptomatic COVID-19 test three to five days after returning to campus.

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New OHIO research finds reasons for vaccine hesitancy among Ohioans

March 7, 2022 Distrust in government and institutions is a key indicator of COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy according to a recently published study by a team of Ohio University researchers.

COVID-19 safety considerations for individuals with certain medical conditions

March 4, 2022 For some individuals who are at substantial risk due to certain medical conditions, masking remains an essential protection against infection.

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