University plans to open new School of Public Health

For the first time in 100 years, Washington University is creating a new school division: the School of Public Health.

| Junior News Editor

WU partners with telehealth company TimelyCare to provide students with medical and mental health ‘safety net’

Washington University students will be able to access a variety of mental and medical health services from telehealth provider TimelyCare, starting in November

| Managing Editor

WUSM releases research showing how early implementation of social distancing measures in St. Louis saved lives

A new WUSM study uses statistical and behavioral models to show how early implementation of public health measures helped save lives.

| Contributing Reporter

Pfizer rollout begins at WUSM campus following pause in J&J distribution

Washington University’s vaccine clinic reopened on Friday, April. 16 with a new supply of Pfizer vaccines, after the CDC and FDA’s call to pause distribution of J&J vaccines caused it to shut down briefly

Orli Sheffey and Kasey Noss | Senior News Editor and Contributing Reporter

WU undecided on vaccine requirement as rising number of peer institutions mandate the shot

As 14 US colleges and universities have already implemented vaccine requirements for the fall 2021 semester, Washington University has yet to make a final decision

| News Editor

As vaccine rollout begins on campus, WU experts say statewide rollout remains inequitable

The Covid-19 vaccine rollout in Missouri has encountered a number of problems, including a lack of equity and wasted doses

| Staff Reporter

WU pauses J&J distribution, plans Pfizer to start Friday

After the CDC and FDA called for a pause in distribution of Johnson & Johnson vaccines, WU canceled today’s vaccine clinic. The Pfizer vaccine will be offered later in the week to those whose appointments were canceled.

, and | News Editors

WU now offering J&J vaccine on WUSM campus; vaccinated students not required to quarantine if exposed to COVID-19

WU students, as well as faculty, staff and their 18+ family members can now register to receive the Johnson & Johnson vaccine on the WUSM campus.

and | Senior News Editors

St. Louis struggles with communication, equity and efficiency in the COVID-19 vaccination process

As vaccination efforts accelerate throughout the country, vaccine distributors in the St. Louis region have faced a number of problems that have disrupted their ability to distribute the vaccine efficiently and equitably.

| Contributing Reporter

WUSM partners with BJC to administer COVID-19 vaccine doses to qualified undergraduate, graduate groups

As vaccinations against the novel coronavirus have begun distribution and administration across the country, Washington University School of Medicine (WUSM) and BJC Healthcare have played a role in the incolutation process.

| News Editor

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