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Topic: vaccination

The percentage of students on-campus who have documented COVID-19 vaccinations with the University surpasses 75 percent and nearly reaches 70 percent for on-campus employees.

COVID-19 Updates, News, Science & Research

More than three-quarters of students on campus have documented their COVID-19 vaccinations with the University

June 6, 2021 2 comments

The percentage of documented COVID-19 vaccinations increased to 76.8 percent and 69.3 percent, respectively, for students and employees on campus during the week of May 27 to June 2, according to the Healthy Brown COVID-19 Testing Update. 

Ivy Plus universities will all require COVID-19 vaccinations for students in the fall, but are so far adopting different policies towards faculty and staff.

News, University News

University’s peer institutions announce COVID-19 vaccination requirements

May 27, 2021 5 comments

More schools are announcing a vaccine requirement for students returning to campus for the 2021-22 academic year, signaling a return to normalcy.

Nearly a third of all students and half of employees have recorded their COVID-19 vaccination with Brown amid low positivity rates at the start of the summer term.

News, Science & Research

Nearly one third of all students, half of employees have documented COVID-19 vaccination with University

May 23, 2021 1 comment

Almost a third of total students — 31.1 percent — and 44.7 percent of employees have documented their COVID-19 vaccinations with the University as of May 21, according to Executive Vice President for Planning and Policy Russell Carey ’91 MA’06.

The University’s history of hosting vaccination clinics made it a viable location to administer COVID-19 vaccines as Rhode Island seeks to widen vaccine availability throughout the state.

News, University News

U. hosts first on-campus COVID-19 vaccination clinic for students, faculty, staff

May 18, 2021 1 comment

The University hosted its first on-campus COVID-19 vaccination clinic Monday for students, faculty and staff, offering participants their first dose of the Moderna vaccine.

Brown Boosts Immunity works to protect the health of the Brown community and Rhode Island at large.

Metro, News

Brown Boosts Immunity combats vaccine hesitancy in Rhode Island

February 8, 2021 0 comments

As COVID-19 vaccines become increasingly available, the student-led organization Brown Boosts Immunity aims to counter vaccine hesitancy in Rhode Island through education, community partnerships and a “humanizing” approach, co-founder Rebka Ephrem ’21 said.

Rhode Island unveils age-based vaccination distribution plan

Metro, News

Rhode Island unveils age-based vaccination distribution plan

February 3, 2021 3 comments

In December, more than 40 interest groups and businesses — representing groups ranging from school bus drivers to librarians — wrote letters to the Rhode Island Department of Health regarding COVID-19 vaccine distribution.

Amid COVID-19 outbreak, Health Services, University researchers stress flu vaccine

News, Science & Research

Amid COVID-19 outbreak, Health Services, University researchers stress flu vaccine

March 13, 2020 Comments are Disabled

Influenza has persisted as a prevalent health concern at the University and within the community at large this year, and, with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, receiving a flu vaccination remains especially important.

Meszaros GS: Everyone needs to get vaccinated, take it from someone with HPV

Columns, Opinions

Meszaros GS: Everyone needs to get vaccinated, take it from someone with HPV

September 19, 2019 Comments are Disabled

There is currently a vaccine that could help prevent certain types of cancer, but many people are turning it down. The vaccine fights strains of the Human Papillomavirus, which can cause cervical, penile and anal cancer, but some students are still unprotected despite the fact that it’s been around for decades.