COVID-19 Update: Contact Tracing
Angela Maynard, a registered nurse, certified contact-tracer and associate director with Student Health Education and Compliance, explains Creighton University’s contact tracing procedures.
COVID-19 Update: Focused on Students’ Academic Success
Academic Success within the Creighton EDGE offers Creighton students online individual and group peer tutoring in more than 80 courses, along with in-person and virtual academic coaching. These services are also offered to students in quarantine and isolation to help them stay on track academically.
COVID-19 Update: Creighton Dining Updates
Creighton’s Brandeis and Harper Center dining halls will open for limited seating beginning Monday, Oct. 19, during normal operational hours, with a number of COVID-19 precautions in effect. Creighton Dining also continues to serve students in isolation and quarantine, and the University is restarting its popular food truck and other dining programs.
COVID-19 Update: Continue to Follow Simple Precautions
Wear your face coverings, practice physical distancing and wash your hands frequently and thoroughly. Creighton University’s Renuga Vivekanandan, MD, associate professor of medicine and an infectious disease expert, says it’s important to continue to follow these simple steps to reduce the spread of the virus.
COVID-19 Update: Keeping Connected in Quarantine and Isolation
Mary Ann Tietjen, associate director of the Office of Student Retention, discusses how Creighton keeps students placed in isolation and quarantine connected to their academics and other services.
COVID-19 Update: Scheduling Events
Creighton University students, faculty and staff planning in-person gatherings of any size, on or off campus, must complete a “COVID-19 Event Risk Matrix” and submit their event request for review by the Event Review Task Force and final approval by the COVID-19 Strategy and Implementation Team.
COVID-19 Update: Shoo the Flu
Creighton University will offer free flu vaccinations on campus as part of its Shoo the Flu campaign. All students, faculty and staff are required to get a flu vaccination this year before Nov. 1 to comply with Creighton’s COVID-19 Community Standards.
Creighton University is instituting weekly COVID-19 surveillance testing of students, faculty and staff. Surveillance testing is achieved through random sampling. Carrie Hoarty, MD, medical director of Student Health Education and Compliance at Creighton, discusses the process.
COVID-19 Update: Mind, Body, Spirit
For those in quarantine and isolation because of COVID-19, Carrie Hoarty, MD, medical director of Student Health Education and Compliance at Creighton University, offers a friendly reminder to take care of your body, mind and spirit.
COVID-19 Update: Testing Center
A COVID-19 testing center recently opened on Creighton University’s campus, providing free service to Creighton students, faculty and staff.
COVID-19 Update: Isolation vs. Quarantine
Carrie Hoarty, MD, medical director of Student Health Education and Compliance at Creighton University, discusses the difference between isolation and quarantine.