The following communications and guidance have been provided for the EVMS Community. As the situation is changing daily, and sometimes hourly, most recent and updated information is placed at the top. Please note dates, and in some cases times, on all posts.

03-27-2020 Update Following the 3/26 Virtual Town Hall

The Town Hall was the first of what will be a series of live broadcasts to provide updated information and to answer your questions.

03-26-2020 YMCAs now offering emergency child care for essential personnel

Beginning today, local YMCAs are offering emergency child care services for essential personnel, including healthcare workers, during the COVID-19 pandemic.

03-25-2020 How to watch the Virtual Town Hall at noon Thursday

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.

03-22-2020 Student COVID-19 Case

EVMS was notified that one of our Physician Assistant students has been confirmed as having COVID-19.

03-20-2020 Vacation and Travel during the Pandemic

For the health and safety of the EVMS community, EVMS is strongly recommending all personal travel be postponed due to COVID-19.

3-20-2020 UPDATE: COVID-19 Information for the EVMS Research Community

Research leadership is alerting you to some additional operational guidance and requirements effective immediately.

03-18-2020 Teleconferencing resource available through EVMS COVID-19 website

We have posted information about tools you can use to work effectively off campus.

03-17-2020 COVID-19 Information for the EVMS Research Community

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.

03-16-2020 IMPORTANT INFORMATION Regarding Clinical Rotations

All MD and Health Professions students are being recalled from all clinical rotations effective immediately and until further notice.

03-16-2020 IMPORTANT: Your EVMS source of information regarding COVID-19

To safeguard our systems, information and workforce, our website will be the official source for COVID-19 information.

03-16-2020 Directive for Remote Work during COVID-19 Pandemic

EVMS employees who can work remotely and are approved by their supervisor should do so until further notice.

03-15-2020 Important Update on COVID-19 Screening Procedures

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.

03-13-2020 Urgent information regarding Telework/Remote Work and Emergency Leave

Remote work may be available under the EVMS Telework/Remote Work Policy depending on the nature of your position.

03-13-2020 Important Information regarding COVID-19

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.

03-12-2020 Match Day 2020 Announcement

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.

03-10-2020 New Coronavirus Travel Restrictions

To protect the health of our faculty, staff, residents, students and patients, EVMS is indefinitely prohibiting employee attendance at domestic and international conferences.

02-28-2020 International Travel Update

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.

02-07-2020 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Health Alert

EVMS and EVMS Medical Group continue to monitor updates from the CDC and Virginia Department of Health regarding the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV).