This newsletter is for stakeholders of the Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health in response to the rapidly changing situation with the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). The newsletter will be sent weekly and will include FSPH COVID-19 related stories. If you do not wish to receive this information, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org, and you will no longer receive this email.
COVID-19 Updates from the Fairbanks School of Public Health
From the Desk of Founding Dean Paul Halverson
Fairbanks School of Public Health founding dean Paul Halverson shares what faculty, staff and students are doing to help respond to the coronavirus pandemic.
Free virtual COVID-19 training for health care workers offered by IUPUI-led program
IUPUI researchers and clinicians are helping the state's health care workforce respond to the pandemic by providing free virtual training.
Campus Recreation offers virtual workouts for at-home fitness
Focusing on exercises that use bodyweight and no equipment, Campus Rec has moved classes online and is using Instagram to share resources. FSPH staff member Andrea Janota teaches Power Yoga and Yin Yoga to faculty, staff and students via Zoom.
FSPH Experts in the News: COVID-19 (April 4-10, 2020)
- Researchers scour COVID-19 data to find peak
IBJ, April 10, 2020 | Paul Halverson & Nir Menachemi
- County privacy policies on COVID-19 cases creating tensions over transparency
IBJ, April 9, 2020 | Shandy Dearth
- What does ‘recovered from coronavirus’ mean? 4 questions answered about how some survive and what happens next
The Conversation, April 7, 2020 | Thomas Duszynski
- Most Aggressive States Against the Coronavirus
WalletHub, April 7, 2020 | Nir Menachemi
- Free virtual COVID-19 training for health care workers
Rushville Republican, April 7, 2020 | Andrea Janota
- Health professionals warn of ‘explosion’ of coronavirus cases in minority communities
Politico, April 6, 2020 | Brian Dixon
- COVID-19 Special
Express News UK, April 6, 2020 | Max Moreno
- How To Stay Safe From COVID-19 While Grocery Shopping
Side Effects Public Media, April 6, 2020 | Shandy Dearth
- IU Offering Free Virtual COVID-19 Training
Inside Indiana Business, April 6, 2020 | Andrea Janota
- Health experts are calling Indiana an emerging coronavirus hot spot. But how bad is it?
IndyStar, April 5, 2020 | Brian Dixon and Thomas Duszynski
- Details on coronavirus cases are often scant as health officials point to privacy laws
South Bend Tribune, April 5, 2020 | Paul Halverson
- These ‘disease hunters’ developed a novel technique for tracking pandemics after 9/11, but lost funding right before COVID-19
CNBC, April 4, 2020 | Shandy Dearth
Share Your Story
The coronavirus pandemic has led to a myriad of public health efforts that can easily go unnoticed. If you have volunteered, worked on a project, conducted research, or completed any unique effort related to COVID-19, and would like to share it with the Fairbanks School of Public Health, we would love to hear from you.
The impact you make goes far and can inspire others!
Students: How Can We Support You?
The best part of our school is you. Each of you chose public health and health administration because you wanted to make a difference in the world. We hope you will take a minute to let us know how we can support you during these unprecedented times.
View Previous Issues of This Newsletter
This is the fourth issue of our COVID-19 update newsletter. Previous issues of our newsletter are available on our website.
If you believe you have COVID-19
IU Health has launched a virtual clinic to offer individuals in Indiana regardless of age free Coronavirus (COVID-19) screenings using the IU Health Virtual Visit app. Staffed 24/7 with IU Health physicians, advance practice providers and registered nurses, the clinic will screen patients from home, potentially eliminating the need to visit physician offices, urgent cares or emergency departments.