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Less than Three Weeks Left to Enter Rocket Vaccine Incentive Program

September 21, 2021

The grand prize drawing for a pair of $2,000 prepaid gift cards — one going to an employee, the other to a student — will take place on Oct. 7. The deadline to enter the drawing is 11:59 p.m. Oct. 6.


University Expands Main Campus COVID-19 Testing

September 20, 2021

Students, faculty and staff experiencing COVID-19 symptoms now have access to on-demand testing through the University Health Center on Main Campus, in addition to existing testing available through UTMC.


Infectious Disease Expert Discusses Current State of COVID-19

September 3, 2021

Dr. Joan Duggan, an infectious disease specialist and professor of medicine, updates the UToledo community on the current state of COVID-19 and requirements on campus.


UToledo Announces COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement

September 1, 2021

UToledo students and employees need to upload proof of vaccination to the University’s secure online portal or have an approved exemption for medical reasons or sincerely held philosophical or religious beliefs before Nov. 15.


Local Hospitals Maintain Capacity Amid Delta Surge

August 26, 2021

Dr. Michael Ellis, an infectious disease specialist and chief medical officer at UTMC, discusses the hospital’s preparations for COVID-19 patients.


UToledo Launches Rocket Vaccine Incentive Program

August 12, 2021

Vaccinated students and employees can enter by voluntarily submitting proof of vaccination using UToledo’s secure vaccine registry portal. The first winners will be selected on Thursday, Aug. 19, and drawings will continue weekly until Thursday, Oct. 7.


UToledo Updates COVID-19 Protocols in Response to More Transmissible Variant

August 6, 2021

Masks are required indoors on campus effective immediately. The protocol is in line with updated guidance from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for communities with high transmission rates and applies to everyone, regardless of their vaccination status.


UT Holds COVID Panel to Discuss Delta Variant

July 22, 2021

Dr. Matthew Hepburn, who played a key role in the government’s vaccine development efforts, and Toledo Mayor Wade Kapszukiewicz joined UToledo infectious disease experts for a discussion about the spread of the delta variant and the continued importance of vaccination.


Coronavirus Cases on the Rise in Ohio, Result of Delta Variant

July 22, 2021

Dr. Joel Kammeyer, infectious disease specialist at UTMC and assistant professor in the UToledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences, said a recent study found the COVID-19 vaccine made by Pfizer is 96% effective against hospitalization from the virus’s delta variant and encouraged people to get vaccinated.


NIH Funds UToledo Researcher’s New Model to Study COVID-19, Hypertension

July 22, 2021

The project by Dr. Bina Joe and her team from the College of Medicine and Life Sciences and the Center for Hypertension and Precision Medicine has received a two-year grant totaling $425,000.


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