Health Service

COVID-19 Weekly Update: May 4, 2021

TO: The Gustavus Community FROM: COVID-19 Response Leadership Team SUBJECT: COVID-19 Weekly Update DATE: May 4, 2021   WEEKLY TIP Today is the last COVID-19 weekly update of the 2020-2021 academic year. From all of us on the COVID-19 Response Leadership Team, thank you to Gustavus students, faculty, and staff for making this year a success! Be sure to check […]

COVID-19 Weekly Update: April 30, 2021

TO: The Gustavus Community FROM: COVID–19 Response Leadership Team SUBJECT: COVID–19 Weekly Update DATE: April 30, 2021   WEEKLY TIP Vaccines are now widely available in Minnesota and all Gustavus students, faculty, and staff are encouraged to get vaccinated. Visit the Gustavus Vaccine Resources webpage to learn more and follow links to schedule your vaccine today. If you are vaccinated […]

COVID-19 Weekly Update: April 27, 2021

TO: The Gustavus Community FROM: COVID-19 Response Leadership Team SUBJECT: COVID-19 Weekly Update DATE: April 27, 2021   WEEKLY TIP Today, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Minnesota Governor Tim Walz provided updated guidance relaxing mask requirements for vaccinated individuals while they are outdoors. Gustavus is continuing its current masking policy through the end of the academic […]

COVID-19 Weekly Update: April 23, 2021

TO: The Gustavus Community FROM: COVID-19 Response Leadership Team SUBJECT: COVID-19 Weekly Update DATE: April 23, 2021   WEEKLY TIP The Commencement ceremony for the Class of 2021 will take place on Thursday, May 13 at 10:30 a.m. In addition, the Commencement ceremony for the Class of 2020 will be on Sunday, May 16 at 2 p.m. This week, many […]

COVID-19 Weekly Update: April 21, 2021

TO: The Gustavus Community FROM: COVID-19 Response Leadership Team SUBJECT: COVID-19 Weekly Update DATE: April 21, 2021   WEEKLY TIP Due to the recent rise in cases in Minnesota and on campus, and because it is believed that the majority of these cases are the more contagious variant of COVID-19, the College will continue with the current COVID policy related […]

COVID-19 Weekly Update: April 16, 2021

TO: The Gustavus Community FROM: COVID-19 Response Leadership Team SUBJECT: COVID-19 Weekly Update DATE: April 16, 2021   WEEKLY TIP #1 – COVID-19 case rates have gone up in Minnesota and at Gustavus in previous weeks. Even as vaccination numbers continue to increase, we must continue to wear facial coverings, maintain physical distancing, and refrain from high-risk social gatherings. Despite […]

COVID-19 Weekly Update: April 13, 2021

TO: The Gustavus Community FROM: COVID-19 Response Leadership Team SUBJECT: COVID-19 Weekly Update DATE: April 13, 2021   WEEKLY TIP Today, the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC and FDA (Food & Drug Administration) recommended temporarily pausing further administration of the Janssen (Johnson & Johnson) vaccine out of an abundance of caution. Please see the joint release from the […]

COVID-19 Weekly Update: April 9, 2021

9TO: The Gustavus Community FROM: COVID-19 Response Leadership Team SUBJECT: COVID-19 Weekly Update DATE: April 9, 2021   WEEKLY TIP The Fire Pit Grill is now open in the visitor parking lot across from Three Flags. Stop by for breakfast, lunch, or dinner to grab a socially distanced bite to eat and enjoy the spring weather! Monday – Friday, 9:30 a.m. […]

COVID-19 Weekly Update: April 6, 2021

TO: The Gustavus Community FROM: COVID-19 Response Leadership Team SUBJECT: COVID-19 Weekly Update DATE: April 6, 2021   WEEKLY TIP Gustavus students, faculty, and staff are encouraged to attend a virtual vaccine myths and facts information session on Friday, April 9, at 3 p.m. Gustavus Health Service Director Heather Dale and Minnesota Department of Health representative Cindy Jackson will lead […]

COVID-19 Weekly Update: March 30, 2021

TO: The Gustavus Community FROM: COVID-19 Response Leadership Team SUBJECT: COVID-19 Weekly Update DATE: March 30, 2021   WEEKLY TIP Because Friday, April 2 is a College holiday and there are no classes, this will be the only COVID-19 weekly update and tip this week. #1 – As vaccination availability continues to increase and all Minnesotans over the age of […]