Virus Action Team

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

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

Apr 8, 2021


Virus Action Team update: COVID-19 Vaccine opportunity

The West Michigan Vaccine Clinic at DeVos Place in Grand Rapids, operated by Kent County, Spectrum Health and Mercy Health, in collaboration with Vaccinate West Michigan, has expanded vaccine availability to those 16 and older.

Mar 31, 2021


Virus Action Team update: Campus Readiness Team appointed

The Campus Readiness Team (CRT) has been formed and is now meeting weekly to develop plans, set timelines and guidelines, and consider space requests in the transition period from the end of Winter Semester through the start of the Fall Semester.

Mar 25, 2021


Virus Action Team update: COVID-19 cases increasing

The GVSU Data Dashboard shows daily new cases of COVID-19 in the GVSU community have been increasing in March.

Mar 18, 2021


Virus Action Team update: Travel poses high risk for contracting a COVID-19 variant

Warmer days provide great opportunities for Lakers to enjoy the outdoors. Remember to continue to follow best practices to slow the spread of COVID-19.

Mar 11, 2021


Virus Action Team update: Antigen testing in GVSU symptomatic clinic to begin March 8

The GVSU Symptomatic or Exposure Test Site, located between Fresh Food and Manitou Hall, will switch to antigen testing March 8.

Mar 4, 2021


Virus Action Team update: Consent for COVID-19 testing now online

Consent for COVID-19 testing at GVSU has now been incorporated into the online self-assessment. This eliminates the need to sign a paper form each time you test and speeds up the testing process.

Feb 25, 2021


Timeline for GVSU vaccine clinic unknown, university to follow state, local guidelines

The leaders of Grand Valley's Virus Action Team (VAT) said they have no firm timeline on a GVSU-based COVID-19 vaccine clinic, but urged faculty, staff and students to register for a vaccine with their health care provider, local health department, or through other providers.

Feb 23, 2021


Virus Action Team update: GVSU to begin antigen testing

Beginning March 1, Grand Valley will expand testing capabilities by switching to antigen testing, also known as rapid testing, as the primary testing method for surveillance and symptomatic programs.

Feb 18, 2021


Virus Action Team update: Current and future conditions regarding COVID-19

Grand Valley will soon be expanding testing capabilities with additional testing hours and a quicker turnaround time for test results.

Feb 11, 2021