Vaccines are one of the safest medicines a person can put into their body and are a key tool in preventing deaths from COVID-19, a Mercer University College of Pharmacy vaccine researcher says. “I would say to anyone and everyone:...
Mercer University has partnered with #CampusClear and Ivy.ai to roll out a free smartphone application that allows users to conduct daily COVID-19 symptom checks. The app is available for use on iOS and Android devices. Daily self-monitoring for COVID-19 symptoms...
Editor's Note: The following Q&A appears in the Spring 2020 edition of the Global Health in Action Newsletter, produced by Mercer University's Department of International and Global Studies. The Prejudice and Health edition features pieces that shed light on...
Mercer’s School of Engineering is developing a prototype for a reusable surgical mask to distribute to local healthcare providers. The University currently has materials on hand to make as many as 150. The masks, made of a durable polypropylene-like material,...
Mercer University has opened a COVID-19 testing laboratory on its Macon campus as part of a multipronged approach to help mitigate the novel coronavirus as students return to campus. The facility will allow Mercer to more quickly identify positive cases,...
Students returning to Mercer University’s campuses in the fall will be required to wear masks to help stem the spread of COVID-19.  Effective July 15, all students, faculty, staff, students, contractors and visitors must wear a face covering that covers the nose and mouth while...
Tempus fugit: time flies. It was a year ago this month when most of us really began to feel the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in our lives. Classes moved to virtual; many employees began working remotely; and we were asked...
There is a lot of uncertainty in the world today with the COVID-19 pandemic disrupting many facets of daily life. For Mercer students, that means moving on-campus instruction to remote learning and complying with a shelter-in-place order. This can...
Students eating on campus this fall will notice some changes as Mercer University puts in place new programs and services to help keep them safe during the COVID-19 pandemic.  The University feeds thousands of students, faculty and staff each day, and “in today’s environment, health and safety are...
Some Mercer University students have teamed up with OneMacon to provide a health awareness component for its upcoming family event. The community is invited to OneMacon’s Family Fun and Service Day from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 11 at Rosa...

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