The communications archived here were provided for the EVMS Community during the COVID-19 pandemic. The latest guidance concerning COVID-19 can be found at this link.
At our Aug. 6 Virtual Town Hall meeting, we received multiple questions about returning to campus for work... I (Dr. Homan) hear your concerns and want to take a moment to address them directly.
EVMS Ramping Up Task Force updates: the website now has a "What should I do?" section for those ill or exposed, and research and service activities in the broader community remain suspended.
Edward Oldfield III, MD, Professor of Internal Medicine and Infectious Disease Specialist, will provide a brief update on COVID-19.
Over the past week we have had additional reports of employee and student exposures outside campus and positive COVID-19 test results.
To limit the number of non-EVMS individuals in our buildings, EVMS has adopted the policy that all personal food deliveries must be directed to the security desk at the entrance of each EVMS building.
Anyone from the EVMS community who would like to participate in the Virtual Town Hall is welcome.
The EVMS Ramp-Up Task Force has announced plans for faculty and staff to return to campus.
EVMS has developed two surveys to assist with risk assessment, monitoring and work restriction decisions for EVMS employees and healthcare personnel who may have been exposed to COVID-19.
The M. Foscue Brock Institute for Community and Global Health will host the “EVMS-Sentara COVID-19 Update on Clinical Protocols” from noon to 1:30 p.m.
A campus-wide Virtual Town Hall will be held today, May 20, from noon to 1:30 p.m. All students, residents, faculty and staff members are invited to tune in.
EVMS is beginning to ramp up its clinical, research and educational enterprises.
To help counter the isolation presented by COVID-19, EVMS Wellness is hosting regular opportunities for EVMS staff to gather together and talk.
The F-22 Raptor Demo Team and Air Force Heritage Flight Foundation are planning to salute frontline workers tonight.
Richard V. Homan, MD, President and Provost of EVMS and Dean of the School of Medicine, will be joined by 11 members of the EVMS senior management team.
EVMS is offering the Hampton Roads community an opportunity to learn the latest about the virus during “COVID-19 Update: What the Public Should Know.”
Printers are now available for student use in Lester 107 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., seven days a week. Masks are required. Distancing and hygiene practices are in place.
ODU has agreed to make campus housing available to full-time, salaried EVMS clinical faculty, residents, fellows and staff who are caring for patients as COVID-19 frontline workers.
To assist our partners on the front-lines of the COVID-19 pandemic, EVMS/EVMS Medical Group is collecting in-kind donations of supplies and equipment.
Deadline to complete Annual Faculty and Staff Training and other required annual training courses (for select faculty/staff based on roles) extended to Friday, May 15. Town Hall video now available.
Available study space, access to printers and scanners, student club and class events, student volunteer efforts for EVMS' COVID-19 Response, important resources, and list of student affairs team
Brickell Medical Sciences Library will close at 5 p.m. Friday, April 10th. Student Center will close Friday, April 10th. EVMS Bookstore staff will work remotely. Compliant cloud file storage options.
To address employees' concerns and questions, EVMS is hosting an employee Virtual Town Hall on Thursday, April 9.
The EVMS COVID protocol was updated this afternoon. There is a major change. COVID-19 results in a hypercoagulable state.
EVMS Medical Group is providing guidance for healthcare providers treating COVID-19 patients. This approach to COVID-19 is based on the best (and most recent) available literature.
On April 1, 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor announced new action regarding how American workers and employers will benefit from the protections and relief of the law.
Access by PhD and Masters graduate students will be restricted in research laboratories.
With the exception of essential personnel, supervisors must require all eligible employees to work remotely.
The Town Hall was the first of what will be a series of live broadcasts to provide updated information and to answer your questions.
Beginning today, local YMCAs are offering emergency child care services for essential personnel, including healthcare workers, during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Richard V. Homan, MD, President and Provost of EVMS and Dean of the School of Medicine, will hold a Virtual Town Hall on Thursday, March 26 to update the community on the COVID-19 pandemic response.
EVMS was notified that one of our Physician Assistant students has been confirmed as having COVID-19.
Research leadership is alerting you to some additional operational guidance and requirements effective immediately.
For the health and safety of the EVMS community, EVMS is strongly recommending all personal travel be postponed due to COVID-19.
We have posted information about tools you can use to work effectively off campus.
EVMS is recommending that all researchers begin ramping down non-essential research activities – and that no new experiments or studies be initiated during this outbreak.
EVMS employees who can work remotely and are approved by their supervisor should do so until further notice.
To safeguard our systems, information and workforce, our website will be the official source for COVID-19 information.
All MD and Health Professions students are being recalled from all clinical rotations effective immediately and until further notice.
To safeguard the health of our campus and our community, we have established a drive-through COVID-19 clinical screening site for our patients, faculty, residents, staff, and students.
A message from Richard V. Homan, MD, President and Provost, Dean of the School of Medicine, on steps EVMS is taking amid the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
Remote work may be available under the EVMS Telework/Remote Work Policy depending on the nature of your position.
In light of today’s declaration of a state of emergency for Virginia and in keeping with our steadfast commitment to the health and wellbeing of the EVMS community, Match Day will not be held.
To protect the health of our faculty, staff, residents, students and patients, EVMS is indefinitely prohibiting employee attendance at domestic and international conferences.
As of Friday, Feb. 28, 2020, the CDC has issued Level 3 Warning; Avoid Nonessential Travel for the following countries: China, South Korea, Italy and Iran.
EVMS and EVMS Medical Group continue to monitor updates from the CDC and Virginia Department of Health regarding the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV).