COVID-19 Weekly Updates

These updates have been provided by the ACHA COVID-19 Task Force, which was formed to enhance communications with our members and more rapidly respond to updates. The weekly update is emailed to ACHA members each Wednesday. Non-members can subscribe to receive these and other messages here.

January 2021

January 20, 2021 [pdf]

  • Behavioral Change Approaches to Reduce the Spread of SARS-CoV-2
  • Updated Checklist for Reopening Mental Health Services
  • SARS-CoV-2 Transmission from People Without COVID-19 Symptoms
  • Why Aren't We Wearing Better Masks?
  • Genetic Variants of SARS-CoV-2 May Lead to False Negative Results with Molecular Tests for Detection of SARS-CoV-2
  • Comparison of Saliva and NP Swab NAAT for Detection of SARS-CoV-2
  • Evaluation of Abbott BinaxNOW Rapid Ag Test for SARS-CoV-2 Infection at Two Community-Based Testing Sites
  • Prevent Epidemics Science Review
  • Answers to COVID-19 Vaccination Questions for Healthcare Providers
  • Higher Education Webinar: Planning for Vaccine Rollouts
  • They're Called #TeamNoSleep
  • Does Your College's COVID-19 Dashboard Make the Grade?
  • Emotional Well-Being Under Conditions of Lockdown

January 13, 2021 [pdf]

  • Brief Survey to Help ACHA Understand Mitigation Efforts on College Campuses
  • New Testing and International Air Travel Requirements
  • Genomic Evidence of In-Flight Transmission of SARS-CoV-2 Despite Predeparture Testing 
  • Map of U.S. COVID-19 Cases Caused by Variants 
  • IAC Launches New COVID-19 Vaccine Webpage 
  • CDC COVID-19 Vaccine Website 
  • What to Expect After Getting a COVID-19 Vaccine 
  • IAC Provides Summary of CDC and FDA Dosing Interval Guidance
  • Looming Challenges of COVID-19 Immunization: Moving Forward
  • Decline in Public’s Willingness to Get Vaccinated
  • COVID-19 Vaccine Communication Resources 
  • Five Scenarios for Containing the COVID-19 Pandemic and Returning to a “New Normal”
  • Managing College Students' COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy 
  • Opening of Large Institutions of Higher Ed and County-Level COVID-19 Incidence 
  • Participation in Fraternity and Sorority Activities and the Spread of COVID 19 Among Residential University Communities
  • Interim Guidance on the Preparticipation Physical Exam for Athletes During the SARS-CoV-2 Pandemic 
  • Gallup State of the Student Experience: Fall 2020 Report 
  • Public Health Messaging and Racial and Ethnic Health Knowledge Disparities

Online Event: Advancing Social Justice, Health Equity and Community

January 6, 2021 [pdf]

  • COVID-19 Virtual Summit 2: 344 Days and Counting—Recording Package Available 
  • New ACHA Guidelines on Reopening Campus for the 2021 Spring Semester 
  • Advocating for SARS-CoV-2 Vaccine for College Health Professionals
  • Mass Vaccination Guidance and Resources 
  • Upcoming ACHA Webinars 
  • Emerging SARS-CoV-2 Variants
  • Update to Considerations for Institutions of Higher Education
  • COVID-19 Stats: Incidence by Age Group Mar 1-Nov 14, 2020
  • COVID Act Now Compare Tool 
  • IAC Launches New COVID-19 Vaccine Webpage 
  • COVID-19 Vaccines and Allergic Reactions 
  • CDC COVID Data Tracker
  • CDC Web-on-Demand Modules for Providers Administering COVID-19 Vaccines
  • Performance of an Antigen-Based Test for Asymptomatic and Symptomatic SARS-CoV-2 Testing at Two University Campuses — Wisconsin, September–October 2020 
  • The Value of Virus Mitigation 
  • U.S. Colleges Grapple with COVID Safety for Impending Spring Semester 
  • As the Pandemic Worsens, Colleges Prepare to Test Their Spring Plans 
  • Poor Vaccine Planning Could Increase the Pandemic's Racial Divide 

December 2020

December 16, 2020 [pdf]

  • Fourth Survey Report on Health Centers' Pandemic Operating Status and Response Available
  • ACHA COVID-19 Virtual Summit 2: 344 Days and Counting -- Session Recordings Will Be Available Soon
  • CDC MMWR: ACIP Interim Recommendation for Use of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine
  • Post-Vaccine Considerations for Healthcare Personnel (HCP) 
  • Healthcare Professionals: Preparing for COVID-19 Vaccination
  • How Many Undetected Cases Are There?
  • University of Arizona Campus Health Service Wins Top Honors at APIC Film Festival 
  • FDA Gives Guidance on Allergy, Pregnancy Concerns for Pfizer COVID Vaccine 
  • V-safe After Vaccination Health Checker 
  • APHA and National Academy of Medicine Webinar: Vaccines — The Realities of the Next Steps
  • A Nursing Researcher's Experience in a COVID-19 Vaccine Trial 
  • KFF COVID-19 Vaccine Monitor: December 2020 
  • The Impacts of Testing Cadence, Mode of Instruction, and Student Density on Fall 2020 COVID-19 Rates on Campus 
  • COVID-19 Testing Impact Calculator 
  • FDA Authorizes Antigen Test as First OTC At-Home Diagnostic Test for COVID-19 
  • Colleges, COVID-19 Dashboards & Transparency: Practical Approaches to Prepare for 2021
  • Webinar Recording Now Available: Using Social Media to Promote COVID-19 Mitigation Behaviors among College and University Students
  • Campus Telehealth Webinar Recordings Available 
  • How Three Big Universities Stifled COVID on Campus 
  • New Pulse Point Survey of College Presidents Shows Increase in Mental Health Concerns, Ongoing Impact of COVID-19 
  • Mental Health Task Forces in Higher Education 

December 9, 2020 [pdf]

  • ACHA COVID-19 Virtual Summit 2: 344 Days and Counting—Recordings Coming Soon
  • Summary of Guidance for Public Health Strategies to Address High Levels of Community Transmission of SARS-CoV-2 and Related Deaths, Dec 2020 
  • Interim Guidance for Antigen Testing for SARS-CoV-2 
  • Guidance for SARS-CoV-2 Point-of-Care (POC) Testing 
  • Advocate of Testing on Campus to Lead CDC 
  • How the “Swiss Cheese Model” Prevents Spread 
  • JAMA Coronavirus Vaccine Update With Paul Offit
  • Poll Shows 61% of Americans Likely to Take COVID-19 Vaccine 
  • Vaccine Cards and Second-Dose Reminders Are Part of Warp Speed's Immunization Plan 
  • IAC Vaccination Implementation Webinar Recording Available
  • The 5 Biggest Lessons We've Learned About How Coronavirus Spreads on Campus 
  • Campus Telemental Health Webinar
  • Americans' Mental Health Ratings Sink to New Low 
  • Factors Associated with Mental Health Disorders among University Students in France 
  • Examining the Americans with Disabilities Act in Emergency Responses 
     

December 2, 2020 [pdf]

  • Programming Updates for ACHA COVID-19 Virtual Summit 2
  • CDC COVID-19 Vaccine Training: General Overview of Immunization Best Practices for Healthcare Professionals
  • CDC Provides Options to Reduce Quarantine for Contacts of Infected Persons
  • Public Health Guidance for Potential COVID-19 Exposure Associated with International or Domestic Travel 
  • CDC Quietly Removes Guidance Pushing for School Reopenings 
  • Coronavirus Update with Nicholas Christakis, MD, PhD, MPH 
  • Poll: New National Conversation About COVID-19 Urgently Needed to Overcome Partisan Divide and Save Lives 
  • Stop the Spread PSA
  • IDSA Guidelines on the Treatment and Management of Patients with COVID-19
  • ACIP Votes on Who Should be First to Receive Vaccine
  • U.K. Grants EUA to Pfizer-BioNTech Vaccine
  • CDC ACIP's Ethical Principles for Allocating Initial Supplies of COVID-19 Vaccine
  • Vaccine Tracker Updates
  • 10 Things Health Care Professionals Need to Know about U.S. COVID-19 Vaccination Plans
  • AMA Takes on Vaccine Misinformation, Physician Vaccines, and Racism
  • Industry Resource Center Presentation on Flu Vaccine and Management During Pandemic
  • EUA by FDA for COVID-19 Antibody Test, COVID-SeroKlir 
  • National Academies Offer Guidance on Student Behavior and COVID-19 Testing for College Administrators Ahead of 2021 Spring Semester
  • Initial Results from a Massive Experiment: Over 3 Million Coronavirus Tests at New England Colleges 
  • U.S. Colleges Mull New Virus Protocols for Students' Return
  • Campus Telemental Health Webinar
  • Racial and Ethnic Disparities in COVID-19 Related Infections, Hospitalizations and Deaths


November 2020

November 18, 2020 [pdf]

  • ACHA COVID-19 Virtual Summit 2: 344 Days and Counting -- Program and CE Information Now Available
  • Recordings Available:
    • Creating Support Systems for Students in Isolation and Quarantine
    • Case Studies: Best Practices in Sexual Health Promotion and Clinical Care in the COVID-19 Era
  • Tracking COVID-19 in the United States: Progress and Opportunities
  • SARS CoV-2 Transmission Among Marine Recruits During Quarantine 
  • Being HIV Positive Increases Risk of Death from COVID-19 
  • Scientific Brief: Community Use of Cloth Masks to Control the Spread of SARS-CoV-2 
  • Is Low Mask Wearing in Rural Communities a Sign of Poor Health Messaging? 
  • Restrictions and Mask Mandates for All 50 States 
  • Implementation of a Pooled Surveillance Testing Program for Asymptomatic SARS-CoV-2 Infections on a College Campus-Duke University 
  • Rapid Testing May be Less Accurate Than the Government Wants to Admit 
  • Using, Interpreting, and Responding to COVID-19 Antigen Tests 
  • FDA Authorizes First COVID-19 Test for Self-Testing at Home 
  • Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine: Frequently Asked Questions
  • IAC to Host COVID-19 Vaccination Implementation Webinar 
  • Virtual ACIP Meeting: November 23
  • How One Campus Has Helped Keep Area Positivity Rates Low 
  • NCAA Issues Updated Return to Sport Guidelines 
  • ASTHO Guide for Responding to the Media
  • Mental Health or Essential Retail Workers
  • Mobility Network Models of COVID-19 Explain Inequities and Inform Reopening 

November 11, 2020 [pdf]

  • Registration Open for:
    • Registration Open: Case Studies: Best Practices in Sexual Health Promotion and Clinical Care in the COVID-19 Era
    • Registration Open: ACHA COVID-19 Virtual Summit 2: 344 Days and Counting
  • CDC Updates
  • What We've Learned About How COVID-19 Spreads 
  • Persistent Symptoms, Especially Cough and Dyspnea, Common in Patients During COVID-19 
  • High Prevalence of Pericardial Involvement in College Student Athletes Recovering from
  • COVID-19 
  • Children Produce Weaker Coronavirus Antibodies 
  • FDA Authorizes Monoclonal Antibody for Treatment of Mild-to-Moderate COVID-19 
  • Seven Ways to Fix this Pandemic and Stop the Next One 
  • Prevent Epidemics Weekly Science Review 
  • Antibody Cocktail for COVID-19 Cuts Viral Load, Medical Visits 
  • Potential for False Positive Results with Antigen Tests for Rapid Detection 
  • What Are All the Different Kinds of COVID-19 Tests? 
  • CDC COVID-19 Vaccination Program Operational Guidance
  • Pfizer/BioNTech Vaccine Data Show 90% Efficacy in Early Results 
  • COVID-19 Vaccine Allocation Ethical Complexities  
  • College Campuses
  • One in Five COVID-19 Patients Diagnosed with a Mental Illness Within 3 Months of Testing Positive 
  • Suicide Prevention Symposium: Mental Health in the Changing Higher Education Landscape 
  • Doctors Worry Coronavirus Pandemic May Hit LGBTQ+ People Harder Than Most 
  • Telehealth During COVID-19: Does Everyone Have Equal Access? 

November 4, 2020 [pdf]

  • Registration Open for:
    • Creating Support Systems for Students in Isolation and Quarantine
    • Registration Open: Case Studies: Best Practices in Sexual Health Promotion and Clinical Care in the COVID-19 Era
    • Registration Open: ACHA COVID-19 Virtual Summit 2: 344 Days and Counting
  • CDC Partner Update November 9, 2020: COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution and Safety Overview
  • CDC Updates “Interim Guidance for Routine and Influenza Immunization Services during the COVID-19 Pandemic”
  • CDC Provides Influenza Update MMWR: Transmission of SARS-CoV-2 Infections in Households
  • With Cases Rising, What Policymakers Need to Know
  • Coronavirus Disease 2019 and the Athletic Heart: Emerging Perspectives on Pathology, Risks, and Return to Play
  • JAMA's Q&A Series: Coronavirus Update with Anthony Fauci
  • MMWR: COVID-19 Mitigation Behaviors by Age Group
  • Higher Rates of Masking Could Prevent 130,000 Deaths
  • Using N95 Masks for More than Two Days May Increase Failure Rate
  • Ensuring a Resilient U.S. Prescription Drug Supply
  • Testing Turnaround Time Decreases but Remains Too Slow
  • States Undercount Positive Rapid Tests, Masking the Spread of Disease
  • A Rapid Virus Test Falters in People Without Symptoms, Study Finds
  • AAMC Recommendations for COVID-19 Testing: The Current State and the Way Forward
  • Moderna Finishes Enrollment for Phase 3 Trial
  • JAMA's Q&A Series: Vaccine Update with Paul A. Offit, MD
  • IAC Mass Vaccination Website and Webinar Recording Available
  • ACHA Brief: Considerations for Institutions of Higher Education as Students Return Home
  • What Counts as Success in a COVID Semester?
  • The Case for Campus Chief Health Officers
  • Latinx COVID-19 Health Inequities Report: Insights for the Health Care Field
  • Excess Death Rate Disproportionately Impacted People of Color

October 2020

October 28, 2020 [pdf]

  • Recording Available: Contact Tracing, Isolation and Quarantine—Systems for Small, Medium and Large Colleges and Universities
  • Registration Open: Creating Support Systems for Students in Isolation and Quarantine
  • Registration Open: Case Studies: Best Practices in Sexual Health Promotion and Clinical Care in the COVID-19 Era
  • ACHA COVID-19 Virtual Summit 2: 344 Days and Counting
  • CDC Expands Definition of Close Contacts
  • CDC Updates on Testing Clinical Specimens
  • MMWR: COVID-19 Outbreak Among a University’s Men’s and Women’s Soccer Teams — Chicago, Illinois, July–August 2020
  • Mask Mandate Effectiveness
  • Our Evolving COVID-19 Response 
  • ACMT Webinar Series  
  • CDC Vaccine Updates and Recommendations 
  • Vaccine Confidence
  • Colleges Turn to Wastewater Testing in an Effort to "Flush" Out the Coronavirus 
  • College Hotspots Cooling Down
  • Staying Engaged with Mental Health:  A Student Toolkit

October 21, 2020 [pdf]

  • ACHA Survey on the Effects of COVID-19 on Campus—Deadline Extended One More Week to October 26
  • Registration Open: Contact Tracing, Isolation and Quarantine—Systems for Small, Medium and Large Colleges and Universities
  • Registration Open: Creating Support Systems for Students in Isolation and Quarantine
  • Registration Open: Case Studies: Best Practices in Sexual Health Promotion and Clinical Care in the COVID-19 Era
  • CDC Updates Vaccine Information for Providers and the Public
  • Hospital Preparedness for a COVID-19 Surge 
  • Remdesivir Shown to Reduce Recovery Time but Not Reduce Risk of Death
  • EUA Requests for Antibody Treatments
  • Ventilation and Air Filtration Play a Key Role in Preventing the Spread of COVID-19 Indoors 
  • Gender Differences in COVID-19 Attitudes and Behavior 
  • NFID, ACHA, and NASN Webinar on Importance of Routine Vaccinations 
  • Vaccine Czar on Release of Vaccine Data and Approvals
  • Answering Key Questions About COVID-19 Vaccines
  • Understanding How Overdispersion Works in Controlling COVID-19  
  • Testing Commons 
  • Risk Assessment and Testing Protocols for Reducing SARS CoV-2 Transmission in K-12 
  • Preparing Campuses to Prevent a COVID-Flu Twindemic 
  • Helping Hands Need a Break Too: How to Lend Support Without Burning Out 

October 14, 2020 [pdf]


  • Recording Available: SARS-CoV-2 Testing Webinar
  • Registration Open: Contact Tracing, Isolation and Quarantine—Systems for Small, Medium and Large Colleges and Universities
  • Creating Support Systems for Students in Isolation and Quarantine
  • CDC Expands COVID-19 Risk Warning to Include Overweight People
  • Transmission Dynamics by Age Group in COVID-19 Hotspot Counties
  • Factors Influencing Risk for COVID-19 Exposure Among Young Adults Aged 18-23 Years—Winnebago County, Wisconsin, March–July 2020
  • First Confirmed U.S. Cases of COVID-19 Reinfections
  • COVID-19 Predict Dashboard
  • PPE Preservation Planning Toolkit
  • Characteristics Associated with Adults Remembering to Wash Hands in Multiple Situations Before and During the COVID-19 Pandemic
  • Coronavirus Regulations: A State-by-State Week in Review
  • Two Major Vaccine Trials Paused for Safety Reasons
  • Webinar: Coronavirus Vaccine Update From the FDA
  • COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy
  • Seven Looming Questions About the Rollout of a COVID-19 Vaccine
  • New York Times Vaccine Tracker
  • Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) Guide to COVID-19 Tests and Testing
  • A Testing Expert Breaks Down The Different COVID-19 Tests and Their Pros and Cons
  • Spotlight on Three Colleges Who Are Controlling COVID-19
  • Campus Guidebook—Slowing the Spread at U.S. Colleges and Universities
  • College and University Presidents Respond to COVID-19: 2020 Fall Term Survey
  • Recommendations for Higher Education Institutions and Employers on Promoting Mental Health and Well-Being of Students of Color
  • Student Mental Health Survey

October 7, 2020 [pdf]


  • Recording Available: Wastewater Surveillance Webinar
  • Registration Now Open: SARS-CoV-2 Testing Webinar
  • Upcoming Webinars
  • CDC Updates Information on How COVID-19 Spreads
  • Updated Considerations for Institutions of Higher Education
  • How Long Might Immunity Last?
  • Adolescent with COVID-19 as the Source of an Outbreak at a 3-Week Family Gathering
  • Case Series of Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Adults (MIS-A) Associated with SARS-CoV-2 Infection UK and US. Mar-Aug 2020
  • Flu Vaccine 2020-2021 Recommendations
  • IAC “Mass Vaccination Clinics: Challenges and Best Practices” Webinar
  • CDC Mass Vaccination Guidance
  • Framework for Equitable Allocation of COVID-19 Vaccine
  • New York Times Vaccine Tracker
  • From Diagnostics to Screening: U.S. Testing Calculator, Rapid Antigen Tests
  • Campus Guidebook—Slowing the Spread at U.S. Colleges and Universities
  • Most Colleges Don't Have Widespread Testing
  • The Risk Universities Can't Not Take
  • Six Steps for a Safe Fall Commencement
  • Extending the Reach of Mental Health Therapy
  • New Study on COVID-19's Disproportionate Impact on Vulnerable Communities

September 2020

September 30, 2020 [pdf]


  • ACHF and Hologic Webinar
  • MMWR: Recent Increases in COVID-19 Cases Reported Among Adults Aged 18-22
  • MMWR Update: Characteristics of Health Care Personnel (HCP) with COVID-19 Feb 12-July 16
  • Scientists Work on Nasal Spray that Could Stop COVID-19 Virus Replicating
  • Webinar: Framework for Equitable Allocation of COVID-19 Vaccine, Fri Oct 2 10-11AM EDT
  • Axios-Ipsos Poll: Americans Won't Take Trump's Word on Vaccine
  • New York Times Vaccine Tracker
  • Spotlight on the Broad Institute
  • Too Early to Tell if College Students Spread COVID-19 Beyond Campuses?
  • College Success Stories
  • College Restarts and Rise in COVID-19 in Young Adults
  • Colleges Hiring Students as COVID 19 Safety Influencers
  • COVID-19's Psychological Impact Gets a Name
  • MMWR: Disparities in COVID-19 Incidence, Hospitalizations, and Testing by Area Level Deprivation

September 23, 2020 [pdf]


  • ACHA COVID-19 Taskforce “Ask the Expert": Wastewater Surveillance
  • (Re)Introducing Best Practices in Sexual Health Promotion and Clinical Care in the COVID-19 Era
  • Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report on SARS-CoV-2 Deaths Those <21 CDC COVID-19
  • Science Update Library
  • Preparing for the Second Wave Transmission of SARS-CoV-2: A Review of Viral, Host, and Transmission Factors
  • Ten Clinical Tips for Health Care Providers Medical Device Hazard Report on Imported N95-Style Masks
  • Rutgers' Quick Method to Decontaminate N95 Masks
  • Vaccine Resistance Grows
  • Major Vaccine Developers Release Detailed Protocols
  • New York Times Vaccine Tracker
  • MMWR Early Release on Contact Tracing in Two North Carolina Counties
  • SARS CoV-2 Reference Panel Comparative Data
  • Considerations for Monitoring and Evaluation of Mitigation Strategies Implemented in IHEs
  • Health Experts Push Back Against Undercurrent of Pessimism about College Reopenings
  • College COVID-19 Dashboards
  • Mitigating the Health Effects of Social Isolation and Loneliness

September 16, 2020 [pdf]


  • COVID-19 Virtual Summit 2: 344 Days and Counting ACHA COVID-19 Taskforce “Ask the Expert": Wastewater Surveillance
  • (Re)Introducing Best Practices in Sexual Health Promotion and Clinical Care in the COVID-19 Era
  • ACHA’s Third COVID-19 Survey Report Now Available
  • Substantial Underestimation of SARS-CoV-2 Infection in the U.S.
  • MMWR on Dining Out
  • According to Fauci, 40-45% of Infections Are Asymptomatic
  • Coronavirus Drug and Treatment Tracker
  • Clinical Outcomes in Young Adults Hospitalized with COVID-19
  • Network for Excellence in Health Innovation Vaccine Summit Series
  • Paul Offit's Biggest Vaccine Concerns
  • New York Times Vaccine Tracker
  • Responding to COVID-19: A Science-Based Approach Webinar Series
  • British Company Launches 20-Second Test
  • SUNY Launches COVID Dashboard for Entire System
  • Gen Z Is Taking the Pandemic Seriously
  • Campuses Fueling Nation’s Hottest Outbreaks
  • The Rise of Firearm Suicide in Young Americans
  • COVID-19 Disparities in Nutrition and Obesity
  • Racial, Economic, and Health Inequality and COVID-19 Infection in the U.S.

September 9, 2020 [pdf]


  • COVID-19 Virtual Summit 2: 344 Days and Counting
  • ACHF and Hologic Webinar
  • Coronavirus on Surfaces: What's the Real Risk?
  • Small Gatherings Quietly Emerge as Source of COVID-19 Infections
  • Drug Companies Try to Reassure the Public About Vaccine Safety
  • AstraZeneca Halts Phase 3 Vaccine Study
  • New York Times Vaccine Tracker
  • GuideSafe System in Alabama
  • Rapid Testing and a Return to Normal
  • Apple Google Build Virus Tracing Tech Directly into Phones
  • America Needs a Coherent Asymptomatic Testing Strategy
  • Modeling COVID-19 Spread in Small Colleges
  • JED Foundation POV on Student Mental Health and Well-Being
  • ACHA Virtual Summit “Closing the Gap: Strategies to Promote Health Equity and Racial Justice on Campus”

September 2, 2020 [pdf]


  • Call for Programs for the ACHA COVID-19 Virtual Summit 2: 344 Days and Counting
  • Duration of SARS-CoV-2 Infectivity: When Is it Safe to Discontinue Isolation?
  • Bradykinin Hypothesis and COVID-19
  • Humoral Immune Response to SARS-CoV-2 in Iceland
  • Modeling the Onset of Symptoms of COVID-19
  • The Path Out of the Pandemic
  • Prevent Epidemics’ Mask Guidance Playbook
  • CDC Updates Mask Guidance
  • Is the Six Foot Rule Outdated?
  • FDA Cautions Health Care Providers on Protective Barrier Enclosures
  • Wastewater Surveillance Worked
  • Preliminary Framework for Equitable Allocation of Vaccine
  • FDA Commissioner Willing to Fast Track Vaccine
  • Vaccine Allocation
  • New York Times Vaccine Tracker
  • CDC Director Redfield Clarifies Controversial Testing Guidelines
  • CDC Updates Contact Tracing Plan
  • Thermo Fisher Scientific Donates Diagnostic Equipment to HBCUs
  • Tracking Coronavirus Cases at U.S. Colleges and Universities
  • College Communities Emerge as Hotspots
  • List of College Reopening Plans
  • Taking the Measure of Mental Health in a Pandemic
  • Last Chance to Submit Comments on New Guidelines Available: Supporting Vulnerable Campus Populations During the COVID-19 Pandemic
  • Advancing the Response to COVID-19: Sharing Promising Programs and Practices for Racial and Ethnic Minority Communities

August 2020

August 26, 2020 [pdf]

August 19, 2020 [pdf]

August 12, 2020 [pdf]

August 5, 2020 [pdf]

July 2020

July 29, 2020 [pdf]

July 22, 2020 [pdf]

July 15, 2020 [pdf]

July 8, 2020 [pdf]

July 1, 2020 [pdf]

June 2020

June 24, 2020 [pdf]

June 17, 2020 [pdf]

June 10, 2020 [pdf]

June 3, 2020 [pdf]

May 2020

May 27, 2020 [pdf]

May 20, 2020 [pdf]

May 13, 2020 [pdf]

May 6, 2020 [pdf]

April 2020

April 29, 2020 [pdf]

April 22, 2020 [pdf]

April 15, 2020 [pdf]

April 8, 2020 [pdf]

April 1, 2020 [pdf]

March 2020

March 25, 2020 [pdf]

March 18, 2020 [pdf]

March 12, 2020 [pdf]

March 5, 2020 [pdf]

February 2020

February 27, 2020 [pdf]

February 19, 2020 [pdf]

Session Recordings for ACHA COVID-19 Virtual Summit 2: 344 Days and Counting

The summit concluded on December 9, with attendees having learned how campuses across the country have responded to the pandemic, what worked, and what they will improve on for the spring semester. Presenters shared insights on how campuses can better prepare for future disease outbreaks, using the lessons learned over the past 344 days.

Recordings of the sessions are now available for purchase. Attendees will have access to the recordings via the Summit Event Portal. For those that were unable to attend, recordings can be purchased for $100 for ACHA members and $200 for non-members. Please note that we are unable to offer CE credit for the recordings. Learn more here.

Looking for more ways to get CE credit? There are more than 50 on-demand continuing education programs in ACHA’s Education Center, with CME, CNE, CHES, MCHES, PsyCE, CPEU, and/or ACPE credits available (not all programs offer all credit types).