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Thursday, April 16, 2020
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COMMUNITY
Emory Healthcare opens COVID-19 drive-through testing site
Emory Healthcare has opened a drive-through testing site at Executive Park for individuals suspected of having COVID-19. Testing visits are by appointment only.

 

HEALTH
Critical care services for COVID-19 patients expand to meet demand
As the community spread of COVID-19 grows, Emory Healthcare, like many health systems, is expanding critical care services throughout its hospitals to accommodate its sickest patients.

 

ENVIRONMENT
Sustainability Innovator Awards honor faculty, staff and students
Emory's Office of Sustainability Initiatives has announced this year's winners of the Robert S. Hascall Sustainability Innovator Awards, given to students, faculty and staff who employ research, academics, engagement and leadership to foster sustainability across the university.

ACHIEVEMENT
Emory student named 2020 Truman Scholar for promoting economic justice
Josh Kaplan, an Emory College junior, has been named a 2020 Harry S. Truman Scholar for his work on economic justice for marginalized communities. He is among only 62 college students in the U.S. to receive the highly competitive honor.

 

LITERATURE
'Pandemic Poetry' provides connection in the chaos
The arts have long been seen as a way to find meaning amid chaos, and today's circumstances are no different. Members of Emory's English department are sharing their perspectives through "Pandemic Poetry" submissions on social media.

 

CAMPUS
Virtual Community Hub helps keep students connected
The new Emory Virtual Community Hub allows students to connect with friends, tap into virtual activities and find ways to take care of themselves and others. Faculty and staff can help by adding events and sharing the site with students.

COMMITMENT
All hands on deck: Spiritual health across Emory’s hospitals and campuses
Dozens of spiritual health staff provide support to patients, families and staff across Emory Healthcare, while campus chaplains and staff help communities stay connected during remote learning.
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COVID-19 UPDATES
 
Emory Insider

 

Coronavirus and our community: Emory is closely monitoring the COVID-19 outbreak to protect students, faculty, staff and visitors. See the latest coronavirus updates, including answers to frequently asked questions and resources if you need support.
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TAKE NOTE
 
Remember that FSAP is a resource for emotional support during this time
Remember that FSAP is a resource for emotional support during this time

Emory Global Health Institute launches contest for children’s book to explain COVID-19
Emory Global Health Institute launches contest for children’s book to explain COVID-19

Register to attend the Undergraduate Research Programs' virtual symposium by April 19
Register to attend the Undergraduate Research Programs' virtual symposium by April 19

Tune in to the 'Break the Cycle of Health Disparities' virtual conference on April 20
Tune in to the 'Break the Cycle of Health Disparities' virtual conference on April 20
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FEATURED EVENTS
 
Workshop: "Maintaining Community and Connections Online"

 

Workshop: "Maintaining Community and Connections Online"
Drop by every Friday to share thoughts about the week,strategies, resources, and ideas for building community in a remote teaching environment.
When: April 17, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Zoom
Admission: Free
Piano Concert to Benefit Emory DRIVE

 

Piano Concert to Benefit Emory DRIVE
Enjoy performances by some of Emory’s piano students and donate to Emory’s DRIVE fund for EIDD-2801, an antiviral compound that shows promise as a potential treatment for COVID-19.
When: April 17, 10:30 a.m.
Where: Facebook Live
Admission: Free to listen; donations to DRIVE welcome
Webinar: "Technology and Keeping Your Kids Safe"

 

Webinar: "Technology and Keeping Your Kids Safe"
Learn ways to keep your children safe in a technology-heavy world, from protecting their privacy and adding parental controls to basic texting abbreviations and more.
When: April 22, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
Earth Day Celebration with Alexis Rockman

 

Earth Day Celebration with Alexis Rockman
Celebrate Earth Day with artist Alexis Rockman, whose work portrays a "world shaped by human excess and environmental corruption."
When: April 22, 3:00 p.m.
Where: Zoom
Admission: Free
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EMORY EXPERTS ON COVID-19
 
How to stay healthy when your child, spouse or roommate has COVID-19

 

How to stay healthy when your child, spouse or roommate has COVID-19
April 16 |  Alex Isakov |  National Public Radio

A non-profit is gathering laptops and other devices so hospital patients can say goodbye to their loved ones

 

A non-profit is gathering laptops and other devices so hospital patients can say goodbye to their loved ones
April 15 |  Joanne Kuntz |  CNN

All your coronavirus questions, answered

 

All your coronavirus questions, answered
April 14 |  Matthew Freeman |  TIME

Celebrate Earth Day — even while sheltering in place

 

Celebrate Earth Day — even while sheltering in place
April 14 |  Ciannat Howett and Eri Saikawa |  Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Clinical trials underway for potential coronavirus treatment

 

Clinical trials underway for potential coronavirus treatment
April 13 |  Aneesh Mehta |  NBC
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