Weekly Coronavirus Communications Update - Oct. 2

Colleagues:

Throughout the week, University Communications continued to make updates to the FAQs listed on the Together We Will website. A number of FAQs added this week focus on compliance with the university’s COVID-19 health and safety directives. Please continue to use this page as a resource for your questions on MSU’s COVID-19 health and safety protocols.

 

I hope you enjoy a beautiful homecoming weekend. Go Green!

Important updates:

  • Monday, President Stanley provided a financial update to the campus community which outlined some of the pandemic’s financial impact to MSU.
  • Wednesday, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services announced that Michiganders with underlying medical conditions and those ages 65 and older can get a booster shot if they received the Pfizer vaccine. Read more here.
  • This week, the Office of the Provost created guidance for students, faculty, graduate and undergraduate student instructors, and staff on what steps to take in various scenarios related to COVID‑19 exposure, testing and confirmed cases. Read more here.
  • MSU’s COVID-19 Triage Line has significantly decreased wait times for callers as additional resources were added to the line. Wait times are typically less than 3 minutes for callers looking to report an exposure or seek medical attention for COVID-19 related symptoms.

Spartan Stories:

As always, please continue to check our Together We Will website for the latest information on our response to the pandemic, and MISpartan Impact for stories on partnerships and collaborations across the state.

 

Best,

Emily