Coronavirus

Read: Tapping CARES and ARPA Funding to Respond to COVID and Make Campuses More Secure

Tapping CARES and ARPA Funding to Respond to COVID and Make Campuses More Secure

Schools and universities have hundreds of thousands of dollars available to them, and CARES and ARPA funds need not be used until December 2024.

Read: College Students More Concerned about COVID-19 than Ever

College Students More Concerned about COVID-19 than Ever

A new survey has found that 9 out of 10 college students say campuses face a full-blown mental health crisis.

Read: Nearly 1 in 4 U.S. Hospitals Have ‘Critical Staffing Shortages’

Nearly 1 in 4 U.S. Hospitals Have ‘Critical Staffing Shortages’

The shortage is due to the massive surge of COVID-19 Omicron cases as well as patients seeking medical care for other non-COVID-related reasons.

Read: AMA Slams CDC’s New COVID-19 Quarantine Guidance

AMA Slams CDC’s New COVID-19 Quarantine Guidance

AMA President Gerald E. Harmon, M.D. said that a negative COVID-19 test should be required for ending isolation after a person tests positive for the virus.

Read: New York Teacher Arrested for Allegedly Giving Teen COVID Shot Without Parental Consent

New York Teacher Arrested for Allegedly Giving Teen COVID Shot Without Parental Consent

Police don’t know how the teacher obtained the vaccine, why the teen went to her home or if he was monitored after receiving the shot.

Read: Schools, Colleges React to COVID Surge with Online Classes, Revised Rules

Schools, Colleges React to COVID Surge with Online Classes, Revised Rules

In response to the huge spike in coronavirus cases, many campuses and districts are temporarily switching back to distance learning and mask mandates.

Read: Editor’s Picks: Robin’s Top 10 Campus Safety Stories from 2021

Editor’s Picks: Robin’s Top 10 Campus Safety Stories from 2021

The Campus Safety articles, videos and podcasts I’ve picked show the breadth and depth of issues and incidents that all campus protection pros must address.

Read: Trend Alert: More Drug Overdoses Tied to Animal Tranquilizer

Trend Alert: More Drug Overdoses Tied to Animal Tranquilizer

Unlike opioids, there is no antidote for xylazine, which is often used to sedate large animals.

Read: Judge Stops San Diego USD Student Vaccine Mandate

Judge Stops San Diego USD Student Vaccine Mandate

The judge ruled that SDUSD’s vaccine mandate violates current California law, but the school board has vowed to appeal the decision.

Read: Substance Abuse on Campus: Challenges First-Year College Students Face

Substance Abuse on Campus: Challenges First-Year College Students Face

College is a good way for young adults to gain independence but it can also put them in situations where drugs and alcohol are easily accessible.

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