Coronavirus Health Guidance Spring 2022

Florida A&M University wants to "Protect the FAMULY" and have a safe Spring semester. Remember, "we can't be FAM without U getting vaccinated."

Letter from President Robinson
"We continue monitoring the COVID-19 pandemic and the emergent Omicron variant as we open for the spring semester on January 3rd and with in-person classes starting on January 5th. We expect and encourage you to adhere to the safety practices of wearing masks, getting vaccinated and tested regularly, which can be done on our campus at our FAMU COVID-19 Testing and Vaccination site."

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Letter from the Chancellor
"The best way to lessen the impact of COVID-19 on our campuses and our communities is to protect yourself, your family, and your friends every day by following the recommended precautions, including wearing masks, testing when necessary, and getting fully vaccinated, including a booster, if you are able to do so. "

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Testing is being carried out by Nomi Health at the Covid-19 Testing Site at 2507 Wahnish Way, Tallahassee, FL, 32307

When you register on your phone, you will receive a QR code, which you can use for subsequent visits.  The site is open 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday. The FAMU vaccination site, which operates from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday, has been relocated to 2507 Wahnish Way, Tallahassee, FL, 32307. The location offers Moderna, Pfizer and Johnson & Johnson vaccines.

 

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Quick Guide: Get Ready! Visit the University's website and check your email regularly for updates guiding your Spring 2022 return.

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  • Get Vaccinated!

  • Vaccination, including booster shots, is STRONGLY encouraged. FAMU's free testing and vaccination site, located at 2507 Wahnish Way, is a convenient option. Simply walk up, get your shot, and go. Remember to keep your vaccination card!
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  • Screen Yourself

  • Self-screen using the COVID-19 Self-Checker on the FAMU mobile app and temperature kiosks around campus. Free COVID-19 testing is also available at 2705 Wahnish Way location. Stay home if you are sick!
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  • Remember Your Hygiene

  • Wash hands frequently. Use soap and warm water and wash for at least 20 seconds. If water is unavailable, use hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol.
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  • Classes, Residence Life, and Events

  • Classes and residence hall capacity will remain the same as Fall 2021 and University events will continue with safety in mind.
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  • Return Kits

  • Return kits for faculty, staff, and students are available. Department reps may contact Rica Calhoun (rica.calhoun@famu.edu) to arrange pick up.
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  • Wear a Face Covering

  • Faculty, staff, students, and visitors are expected to wear a face covering that covers the nose and mouth when in classrooms, buildings and in public spaces. This includes the dining halls and the libraries. Face coverings are available upon request. Remember that cloth masks, alone, are insufficient for transmission of recent variants.
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  • Symptomatic?

  • Timely reporting is critical. If you are symptomatic or test positive for COVID-19, immediately report that information to Student Health Services. Timely reporting saves lives.
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  • Resources

  • Student Health Services | Tanya Tatum, Director| tanya.tatum@famu.edu | 850-599-3777

 

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#CallTheShots
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WHO: FAMU Faculty, Staff, and Students willing to "Protect the FAMUly" who have been vaccinated on or after July 19, 2021.

WHEN: July - December.
Best chance to win is in July - December!

HOW: Two ways to enter the drawing:

  1. Online: Enter your information through the drawing portal
  2. Register using the QR Code in the FAMU Mobile App or swipe your Rattler Card.

Visit The Drawing Portal Now!