COVID-19

GVSU researchers work with health departments to test wastewater for COVID-19

The Annis Water Resources Institute and the Cell and Molecular Biology Department will work with area health departments for the next two years to test and detect genetic markers of the COVID-19 virus in wastewater.

Jul 28, 2021


Virus Action Team update: Vaccination Incentive Program announced for students

Grand Valley students who have received a COVID-19 vaccine have the opportunity to win $100. In an effort to increase the vaccination rate on campus, July has been designated as Lakers Vax-Up month.

Jun 29, 2021


Virus Action Team update: Revisions made to face covering and travel policies

If you are fully vaccinated, you are exempt from wearing a face covering indoors, except everyone must continue to wear a face covering in academic classrooms, labs and other indoor areas of academic instruction.

Jun 21, 2021


Virus Action Team update: Alert level drops to Level 1

For the first time during the COVID-19 pandemic, the GVSU alert level dropped to Level 1, or low level, on June 7.

Jun 8, 2021


Virus Action Team update: Revisions made to GVSU face covering policy

Face coverings will continue to be required indoors at all campus locations, including classrooms; face coverings are NOT required outdoors.

May 21, 2021


Veterans receive COVID-19 vaccine at clinic held on Pew Grand Rapids Campus

Veterans, as well as spouses and caregivers of veterans, had the opportunity to receive a COVID-19 vaccine April 30 on the Pew Grand Rapids Campus.

Apr 30, 2021


Virus Action Team update: VAT and Campus Readiness Team continue to meet to plan for fall

The Virus Action Team will continue to meet each week and will send email updates twice monthly, or more frequently as needed. The Campus Readiness Team (CRT) will also continue to meet weekly and will share information as needed.

Apr 29, 2021


Virus Action Team update: Spring/Summer session information on COVID testing; students interview doctor about vaccines

Free on-campus testing will continue to be available for students, faculty and staff on the Allendale and Pew Grand Rapids campuses.

Apr 22, 2021


744 Lakers receive COVID-19 vaccine at GVSU clinic

Officials said 744 members of the Grand Valley community, most of whom were GVSU students, received the COVID-19 vaccine at a clinic held in the Fieldhouse. Metro Health sponsored the April 16 clinic.

Apr 16, 2021


Virus Action Team update: On-campus student vaccine clinic scheduled

Metro Health will lead distribution of the Pfizer vaccine at a GVSU clinic for students on April 16 at the Fieldhouse on the Allendale Campus.

Apr 8, 2021