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COVID-19 News Archive

Dr. Joss Reimer at a microphone during a press conference. Manitoba flags in the background.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Vaccine Voice

December 8, 2021 — 
When Manitobans need the latest news about the provincial rollout of COVID-19 vaccines, Joss Reimer [MD/08, MPH/13] is their official source.

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COVID-19 vaccine vials, syringes and a blue mask on a green table.

Human Resources

Return to in-person working and learning, only fully vaccinated allowed on campus

November 26, 2021 — 
After almost two years, we are excited to be returning to in-person working, coming together as an on-campus community.  In-person classes for students will begin at the start of Winter Term. To support this, all employees and students are required to be fully vaccinated and upload their proof of vaccination to be on campus.

Dr. Diana Sanchez-Ramirez with a portable spirometer.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Respiratory Rehab at Home

November 23, 2021 — 
When the first wave of COVID-19 hit Manitoba in March 2020, Dr. Diana Sanchez-Ramirez was less than two months into her position as assistant professor of respiratory therapy in the College of Rehabilitation Sciences.

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Human Resources

Remote work program for Winter Term 2022

November 17, 2021 — 
Newly announced program will allow some eligible support staff to work remotely



HVAC testing at UM

November 15, 2021 — 
Work is part of a layered approach to minimize COVID risk



Uploading your proof of vaccination: What international students need to know

November 12, 2021 — 
You can upload your proof of vaccination on UM’s secure site – it’s quick and easy, with people reporting that it took them only two minutes. If you are an international student who was vaccinated outside of Canada, you can upload the proof of vaccination you used when you entered Canada. Here is what you need to know

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COVID vaccine vials. // Image from Pixabay

Urgent Nov. 14 deadline to upload your proof of vaccination

November 12, 2021 — 
Message from the COVID-19 Recovery Steering Committee


Illustration of COVID-19 virus.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

UM teams to research under-studied aspects of COVID-19

November 8, 2021 — 
Two Max Rady College of Medicine studies focused on COVID-19 have received funding from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) 

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A young person receiving a COVID-19 vaccination

COVID-19 vaccination enforcement update

November 5, 2021 — 
If you are fully vaccinated and have not already done so, visit the vaccination registration site right away, regardless of your intention to be on campus


Katie Kitchen

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Rehab sciences alum shares long-COVID experience

October 15, 2021 — 
A College of Rehabilitation Sciences, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences alumna recently shared her experience with the lingering effects of COVID-19 as part of the college’s Illuminate Speaker Series.

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