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:...
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 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 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...
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,...
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...
Need to get outside? This guide will help you plan where to go around the Macon area. Just be sure to follow social distancing guidelines, even outdoors. Some areas may be closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and guidelines...
A lot has changed in the past few weeks, and in the midst of so much transition, staying happy and healthy is our main priority. Check out this post from the MercerBound blog to learn 10 ways you can...
Enhanced sanitizing and disinfecting protocols are in effect on Mercer University’s campuses to help keep students, faculty, staff and visitors safe. National Management Resources, the company with which Mercer contracts custodial services, has been strictly following procedures recommended by the...
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...

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