COVID-19 News Archive

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 https://www.marshallhealth.org/news/clinic-delays-for-inclement-weather-215-216/.
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 https://tinyurl.com/y48dkmdo.
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.
Faculty, staff going above and beyond to help students during COVID-19
November 5, 2020 · COVID-19, Featured, News Release
The COVID-19 pandemic has created new challenges for everyone in the Marshall family. Instruction and learning have changed. Jobs and responsibilities have been altered. Even with all the new efforts that are required, members of the Marshall faculty and staff have gone beyond the call of duty to help students who are struggling during these trying times.
Clinical trial to evaluate impact of activated charcoal regimen on COVID-19 symptoms
November 3, 2020 · COVID-19, Featured, News Release
Marshall University researchers have initiated a new study to determine whether an open label, activated charcoal regimen impacts the severity of symptoms in COVID-19 positive patients. 
Updated, real-time COVID-19 dashboard now available
October 6, 2020 · COVID-19, Featured, News Release
Marshall University today published a robust and real-time COVID-19 dashboard, upgrading its original reporting tool to one that displays additional details and real-time data in an effort to keep students, employees and the surrounding community informed daily. The comprehensive report features the following data points and includes information from the Huntington and South Charleston campuses,