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Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Resources for faculty, staff and students

This site serves as a resource for Penn State College of Medicine faculty, staff, students and postdocs as the college prepares to ramp back up its on-campus efforts. This site will serve as the most up-to-date, reliable information about coronavirus disease 2019, also known as COVID-19.

Current status: COM Phase 2

What this means:

  • All on-site personnel must follow safety guidance including universal masking.
  • No more than 25% of a department may be on site at any one time.
  • Observational human-subjects research may take place with participants who are already coming to campus for a clinical care appointment.
  • Anyone whose work can be completed remotely should be working off-site.

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All requests for media interviews should be made through the Office of Marketing and Communications.

Any Penn State Health/Penn State College of Medicine employee who is contacted by a member of the media should direct the media contact to reach Marketing and Communications by calling the following numbers:

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College of Medicine COVID-19 response

From clinical trials of new potential treatments, to student projects supporting campus faculty and staff, to finding new ways to produce personal protective equipment, Penn State College of Medicine is committed to making a difference in the fight against COVID-19.