JMU Health Update - April 14


Dear JMU Family,

Update on Cases
The university observed 4 new positive cases of COVID-19 at the University Health Center yesterday. With 0 cases considered “recovered,” the total number of active cases is now at 27. The number of open quarantine and isolation beds is 382 out of 391. More information can be found on the university’s Stop the Spread dashboard.

UHC Closed Today and Friday
The University Health Center will be closed Wednesday, April 14, and Friday, April 16, 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 both days.

For students, faculty and staff who need to be tested while UHC is closed, free testing is available in Warren Hall 502:

  • Wednesday, April 14, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
  • Friday, April 16, 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!

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. Registration information for upcoming clinics can be found on their website. Please continue to check this link. It will be updated regularly as new clinics come online. Please note, occasionally the site will say, “Oops! That page can’t be found,” when the site is being updated with upcoming vaccination clinics.

Students have received emails from with upcoming clinic registration information for the week of April 12-16.

Once you have been completely vaccinated, you are encouraged to voluntarily provide this information through MyJMUChart. This will allow JMU to inform various stakeholders of our rate of COVID-19 vaccinations.

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Published: Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Last Updated: Friday, April 16, 2021

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