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COVID-19 Information

Updates from Dean Sousa

Watch previous Town Halls and read the latest Dean's Update.

Vaccine Badges

Promote the importance of getting a COVID-19 vaccine by sharing one off these badges. 


Download links: Circle Badge | Square Badge

Together We Will

Being a part of the MSU community means that each of us must take personal responsibility in order to protect the health and safety of ourselves and each other. Read the MSU Community Compact.

Visit the university's Together We Will website for the latest back to campus information and school year preparations.

In the News

  • Second-year Leadership in Rural Medicine students Kang Liao, Quynh Kieu, and Ben Wexler traveled to Soaring Eagle Casino in Mount Pleasant to help administer COVID-19 vaccines. They join 13 other LRM students who travel long distances to rural communities to help with the Mid-Michigan vaccine effort.
  • In an interview with Lansing State Journal, College of Human Medicine student Michaela Rice describes her experience receiving the COVID-19 vaccine.
  • Debra Furr-Holden, PhD, associate dean for Public Health Integration and Charles Stewart Mott Endowed Professor of Public Health, works to build trust in the COVID-19 vaccine.
  • College of Human Medicine student Michaela Rice describes her experience receiving the COVID-19 vaccine in an article in Lansing State Journal.
  • After receiving her COVID-19 vaccine, Mona Hanna-Attisha, MD, director of the Michigan State University and Hurley Children’s Hospital Pediatric Public Health Initiative, encourages others to do the same in an interview on ABC News 12.
  • Eric Achtyes, MD, MS, director of the Division of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine at the College of Human Medicine, and director of research at Cherry Health, is hopeful as COVID-19 vaccine candidate nears FDA approval. Related media: FOX 17, Spoke.
  • Allison Hoppe, a third-year medical student at our Midland campus, garnered attention with a short, impromptu PSA video about her experience receiving the COVID-19 vaccine. Related media: Huron Daily Tribune, LMT Online, Midland Daily News.
  • In an article on MLive, B. Keith English, MD, chair of the Department of Pediatrics and Human Development, comments on the possibility of the COVID-19 vaccine being mandated.
  • In an article on Futurity, Jed Magen, DO, MS, associate professor and chair in the Department of Psychiatry, discusses how to spot and cope with holiday depression during COVID-19.

Read more COVID-19 news

Research Projects

The Health Colleges Research Services has collected a list of COVID-19 and SARS-CoV-2 research projects.