5/3 – Update on COVID-19 Procedures

May 3, 2022 To:       USC Community Fr:        Sarah Van Orman, Chief Health Officer, USC Student Health             Division Chief for College Health, Keck School of Medicine of USC RE:       Update on COVID-19 Procedures The following information provides updated guidance on campus procedures related to COVID-19 safety and public health notifications to our campus community. Currently,…

2/25- COVID-19 Masking Update for Campuses

February 25, 2022 TO:      USC Students, Faculty and University Staff FR:      Sarah Van Orman, MD, MMM, FACHA, Chief Health Officer, USC Student Health             Division Chief for College Health, Keck School of Medicine of USC             Deona Willes, MPH, CLS Executive Director, Environmental Health and Safety RE:      COVID-19 Masking Update for Campuses As COVID-19 cases…

2/18 – COVID-19 Update for Campuses

February 18, 2022 TO:      USC Students, Faculty and University Staff FR:       Sarah Van Orman, Chief Health Officer, USC Student Health             Division Chief for College Health, Keck School of Medicine of USC RE:       COVID-19 Update for Campuses The spring 2022 current outlook on COVID-19 transmission has greatly improved at USC and in LA County since the peak…

2/16 – LA County Lifts Outdoor Masking Requirement

In alignment with the revised Public Health Officer order, masking is no longer required at outdoor events. University-sponsored outdoor events of all sizes no longer require masking for attendees. Masking continues to be required indoors, and in special environments including on USC transportation, and in all USC health care facilities including testing sites.

1/27- Reminder of COVID-19 Booster Deadline—January 30

 January 27, 2022  TO: USC Students, Faculty and University Staff  RE: Reminder of COVID-19 Booster Deadline—January 30  Please be reminded that the university deadline to receive COVID-19 boosters is Sunday, January 30.  All students in on-campus programs, all faculty, and all university staff are required to receive a COVID-19 booster (if in the eligible timeframe).…

1/19- Updated COVID-19 Testing Requirements for Non-boosted Students

DT:     January 19, 2022 TO:     USC Students FR:      Monique S. Allard, Ed.D.           Interim Vice President, Student Affairs Sarah Van Orman, MD, MMM, FACHA, Chief Health Officer, USC Student Health           Division Chief for College Health, Keck School of Medicine of USC RE:     Updated COVID-19 Testing Requirements for Non-boosted Students As announced in previous messages, boosters for the COVID-19 vaccines are now required for all…

1/19- Updated COVID-19 Testing Requirements for (Non-boosted) Faculty and Staff

DT:      January 19, 2022 TO:      USC Faculty and University Staff FR:       Felicia A. Washington             Senior Vice President, Human Resources Sarah Van Orman, MD, MMM, FACHA, Chief Health Officer, USC Student Health             Division Chief for College Health, Keck School of Medicine of USC RE:       Updated COVID-19 Testing Requirements for Faculty and Staff In…