JMU Health Update - April 16


Dear JMU Family,

Update on Cases
The university observed 2 new positive cases of COVID-19 at the University Health Center yesterday. With 4 cases considered “recovered,” the total number of active cases is now at 28. The number of open quarantine and isolation beds is 371 out of 391. More information can be found on the university’s Stop the Spread dashboard.

Vaccines are Here
The local Central Shenandoah Health District has moved into Phase 2, which means that vaccines are now available to anyone ages 16 and older.

Walk-in appointments for the Pfizer vaccine are available from 3 to 5 p.m. today at the Convocation Center. No registration is required.

The Virginia Department of Health website has updated information on available vaccination clinics. If you are in need of either first-dose clinics or second-dose clinics, please register using those links. They will be updated regularly as new clinics become available.

Exit Testing
Exit testing will be available for students wanting to be tested before returning home:

April 27, 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Warren Hall - Sign-up is required.
April 28, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in Festival - No sign-up is needed.
April 29, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Warren Hall - Sign-up is required.
May 4, 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Warren Hall - Sign-up link coming soon.

UHC Closed Today
The University Health Center will be closed today so that our staff can help the Virginia Department of Health administer the COVID-19 vaccine. The pharmacy will be open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

For students, faculty and staff who need to be tested while UHC is closed, free testing is available in Warren Hall 502 today from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

No appointment is needed, but you must bring your JACard or have MobileID available.

There is additional free student testing on Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Warren Hall 502. Students can sign up for an appointment, and walk-ins are also accepted. Faculty and staff testing is available on Thursday mornings from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m.

Testing takes less than 10 minutes, and you’ll receive your results in 20 minutes!

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Published: Friday, April 16, 2021

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 20, 2021

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