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Stay InformedCoronavirus (COVID-19) Updates

Faculty and Staff Impact

No; however, MVNU is strongly recommending vaccination. Those who are fully vaccinated (and report as required) are exempt from random weekly saliva screening and quarantine if exposed to the virus.
Contact your primary care physician or your local health department for information on vaccinations. You can also visit to search for vaccine availability in your community. If you need assistance with vaccination, please contact
If you are ill, please contact your direct supervisor. The symptoms of COVID-19 are:
  • Fever above 100.1 degrees or chills
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • Fatigue
  • Muscle or body aches
  • Headache
  • New loss of taste or smell
  • Sore throat
  • Congestion or runny nose
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Diarrhea
This list, provided by the CDC, does not include all possible symptoms.

MVNU no longer requires weekly screening for any community members. However, students who participate in field placements, internships, practicums, or clinicals, may have specific screening requirements.

All individuals (regardless of vaccination status) who are exhibiting symptoms of COVID-19 should be tested. You can reach Student Health Services at or text 740-507-0275. You can also contact your healthcare provider or local health department for testing.
All visitors and members of the university community may now choose whether to wear masks on campus.

  • Faculty reserve the right to require masks in their classes

* Please note that some individuals may continue to wear masks full time for a range of possible reasons. We ask that you respect their decisions.
Yes, the Caf will be open to Faculty, Staff, and the public.
There is a wide range of protocols that can be implemented to reduce the spread of the virus on campus. The COVID-19 Response Task Force, in consultation with local health care experts, is monitoring the situation on campus, as well as the surround community, to make timely changes based on current information.


Still have questions or concerns about classes, illness or MVNU’s approach to COVID-19?