COVID-19 News Archive

Student vaccination awareness effort launched
May 13, 2021 · COVID-19, Featured, News Release
Marshall University has introduced a public awareness campaign for its student population, encouraging them to obtain a COVID-19 vaccination in an effort to reach #thunderingherdimmunity when the fall semester begins in August.
COVID-19 vaccine clinic to be held following commencement Saturday
April 29, 2021 · COVID-19, Featured, News Release
Marshall University and the Cabell-Huntington Health Department will be offering a walk-up COVID-19 vaccination clinic following the university’s spring commencement ceremony this Saturday, May 1. Commencement begins at 9 a.m. in the university’s Joan C. Edwards Stadium. The clinic will open at 11 a.m. in the tents on the stadium’s West Lot and will end
In-person spring commencement planned; lays groundwork for near-normal fall 2021 term
March 1, 2021 · COVID-19, Featured, News Release
Marshall University President Jerome A. Gilbert today announced the university’s spring 2021 commencement ceremony will be an in-person event on Saturday, May 1, at the Joan C. Edwards Stadium with pandemic health and safety precautions in place.
Marshall Health COVID-19 testing site to remain closed Feb. 17-18
February 16, 2021 · COVID-19, News Release
Due to continued adverse weather conditions, Marshall Health’s drive-thru COVID-19 testing site will remain closed Wednesday, Feb. 17, and Thursday, Feb. 18. Additional Marshall Health clinic closures and delays can be found at
Marshall Health COVID-19 testing site to close temporarily due to weather
February 15, 2021 · COVID-19, News Release
Due to freezing temperatures and expected weather conditions, Marshall Health’s drive-thru COVID-19 testing site closed at 3 p.m. today and will be closed tomorrow, Feb. 16. The testing site will resume normal operating hours (8 a.m. to 4 p.m.) Wednesday, Feb. 17.
Federal emergency relief money to be distributed to students
February 2, 2021 · COVID-19, Featured, News Release
Marshall University is awarding $4.5 million in emergency relief money to eligible students this semester, thanks to a COVID aid package approved by Congress in December.
History professor launches podcast focusing on COVID-19 in West Virginia
Marshall University history professor Dr. Chris White has kicked off a new podcast discussing the COVID-19 pandemic. “COVID in West Virginia Podcast with Chris White,” is available on Spotify, Stitcher and Apple Podcasts. Episodes will be posted as they are made, with two episodes already available.
Virtual presentation to feature U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams
The Dr. Carter G. Woodson Lyceum at Marshall University will host a virtual presentation by U.S. Surgeon General Jerome M. Adams from 1 to 3 p.m. Friday, Dec. 4. The presentation is open to all and can be seen at
Psychology Clinic to host support group for those feeling the mental effects of life during a pandemic
The Marshall University Psychology Clinic will host a weekly virtual support group focused on the impact of COVID-19. It will be from 5-6 p.m. Thursdays, beginning on Nov. 19 and continuing for eight weeks.
Professor publishes chapter in new book, ‘Sport and the Pandemic’
November 5, 2020 · COVID-19, Featured, News Release
The new book “Sport and the Pandemic” contains a chapter from Marshall University’s director of sport tourism and hospitality management program, Dr. Jennifer Mak.