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Heroes Wear Many Faces: Colleges and Universities Retooling to Fight COVID-19 (A Running List)

As of 05/18/2020, there are 470 amazing schools included on this list…and counting!

Colleges and universities across the country are closing their doors to their own students amidst the global coronavirus pandemic. As traditional classes are canceled and postsecondary instruction moves online to mitigate the spread of the virus, some of these same institutions are welcoming COVID-19 patients and healthcare workers to campus. This is all part of a nationwide effort to battle this unique public health crisis.

**Editor’s note** This article will be updated frequently as we learn about more schools that have joined the fight against COVID-19. If your school is involved, let us know by contacting us here!

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Other schools are doing their part by serving as testing sites, donating personal protective equipment for doctors and nurses, and conducting important medical research that could help put an end to the pandemic. In this article, we’ll highlight the efforts of the colleges and universities who have taken extraordinary measures in the fight against the coronavirus.

Broward College

Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Date Added: 05/22/2020

Broward College has joined dozens of other colleges and universities across the nation in producing critical personal protective equipment (PPE) for healthcare workers on the front lines of the pandemic. Using 3-D printers, student volunteers are making medical face shields to prevent exposure to the virus. So far, the college has made 250 shields with a goal of eventually producing 1,000. Donations have already been made to nearby Memorial Healthcare.

Monmouth University

West Long Branch, New Jersey

Date Added: 05/22/2020

Researchers at Monmouth University are studying the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on relationships. Encouragingly, the survey of couples across the United States found that romantic partnerships have either remained positive or even improved over the duration of the quarantine. A psychology professor at the university says the results aren’t surprising as people usually seek out stability through their partners during times of crisis.

Purdue University Global

Indianapolis, Indiana

Date Added: 05/22/2020

To assist with the nationwide contact tracing effort amid the public health crisis, Purdue University is offering a free online course to train prospective tracers. The class is self-paced and designed to be completed within just six to eight weeks. Topics covered include virus transmission, mitigation strategies, and contact tracing guidelines and regulations, for example.

Regent University

Virginia Beach, Virginia

Date Added: 05/22/2020


Regent University is waiving fees and discounting tuition for high schoolers who want to jumpstart their college careers amid the pandemic. The school’s Early College program is also being offered online and features general education courses in subjects such as English, math, business, and psychology. Eligible students include those ages 16 and over.

University of California- Los Angeles

Los Angeles, California

Date Added: 05/22/2020

Addressing the limitations of the U.S. healthcare system to provide efficient coronavirus testing services, researchers at the University of California-Los Angeles are working to develop a rapid testing device that would detect the presence of the novel coronavirus upon the patient breathing into it. Though similar to a breathalyzer apparatus, the device will actually test saliva particles released upon exhale. The UCLA team has received a $150,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to pursue the project.

Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Bronx, New York

Date Added: 05/20/2020

Albert Einstein College of Medicine has released the results of a study centered on children who have been hospitalized with Covid-19. Published in the Journal of Pediatrics, the research revealed some surprising findings. For example, the majority of the children admitted to the hospital with the novel coronavirus had not been in contact with anyone else who tested positive for the virus. Furthermore, underlying conditions such as obesity and asthma seemed to have no effect on the severity of the kids’ cases. Researchers say more studies are needed in order to better understand how Covid-19 affects the younger population.

Bismarck State College

Bismarck, North Dakota

Date Added: 05/20/2020

Bismarck State College is partnering with the North Dakota Department of Health to contribute to the state’s testing efforts. Eight students enrolled in the school’s medical laboratory technician program will be assisting in test kit preparation. According to their teachers, these students have demonstrated an eagerness to serve amid the pandemic since it began. The partnership will serve a dual purpose as students gain clinical experience from the opportunity.

Florida Gulf Coast University

Fort Myers, Florida

Date Added: 05/20/2020

Florida Gulf Coast University has spotted an opportunity to help its state reopen and resume economic activity in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. Through its Lutgert College of Business and Marieb College of Health & Human Services, the university is launching a program called RESTART SWFL with the intent of increasing consumer confidence in Southwest Florida. At the heart of the initiative is an official Seal of Confidence that local businesses can display to show that they have agreed to a set of safe reopening guidelines. In addition, the program includes an expansion of FGCU’s existing Small Business Development Center’s resources to help area business owners as they attempt to recover from the financial damage incurred by the Covid-19 crisis.

Texas Southmost College

Brownsville, Texas

Date Added: 05/20/2020

Texas Southmost College has discovered a way to help its local community on both the health and economic fronts. By offering an online course on effective sanitation and disinfection methods for businesses in the area, the college hopes to help keep residents safe while simultaneously helping small businesses recover economically. The effort is part of a partnership between the school and the City of Brownsville as well as Cameron County health officials. Business owners who successfully complete the class will receive not only a certificate, but also a sticker they can display in their windows.

Washington University in St. Louis

Saint Louis. Missouri

Date Added: 05/20/2020

Washington University in St. Louis is participating in a global trial of the drug hydrochloroquine to test whether it can prevent new cases of Covid-19. The study’s participants will include frontline workers who are regularly exposed to the virus. Previous trials of the drug have focused on its ability to prevent the virus from replicating after infection. This new study, conducted through the university’s School of Medicine, will test the drug’s capacity to prevent infection in the first place.

Emory University

Atlanta, Georgia

Date Added: 05/18/2020

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Emory University is continuing clinical trials of the promising drug Remdesivir, but this time, researchers are adding a second drug to the study—an immune modulator called Baricitinib. The two-pronged drug therapy will work by keeping Covid-19 from multiplying in the patient’s body while simultaneously calming the inflammation caused by the immune system’s response to the infection.

Kean University

Union, New Jersey

  Date Added: 05/18/2020 

Kean University, like many other institutions of higher education across the nation, is revamping campus facilities for use as a testing site for Covid-19. The site will offer free coronavirus testing to all Union County residents, regardless of symptoms. Healthcare workers and first responders on the front lines of the pandemic in Union County can also receive a free screening, even if they reside in another county. Through this drive-up testing service, the university hopes to help its community reopen safely.

Middlesex Community College

Bedford, Massachusetts

Date Added: 05/18/2020

Middlesex Community College’s department of Corporate Education & Training is partnering with businesses in its community to provide remote training to employees. Because of mandatory closings, these employees need a way to receive necessary on-the-job training without physically attending workshops. MCC is filling this need. Instruction is currently being delivered via Zoom, a video conferencing application.

Sam Houston State University

Huntsville, Texas

Date Added: 05/18/2020

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Sam Houston State University is rallying together its resources to tackle the coronavirus pandemic on several different fronts. In addition to sewing face masks and 3D-printing face shields for local healthcare providers, the school is also providing resources for small businesses and entrepreneurs as they endure the economic impact of Covid-19. Across campus, the university’s College of Education has also compiled a list of resources to help teachers across the country transition to remote instruction amid the pandemic.

University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh

Oshkosh, Wisconsin

Date Added: 05/18/2020

The University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh has teamed up with Ball State University to investigate the impact of Wisconsin’s recent elections on the public health crisis. Investigators discovered a positive correlation between the state’s in-person voting numbers and an increase in its Covid-19 cases. The results of the study are being submitted for peer review.

Bellarmine University

Louisville, Kentucky

Date Added: 05/15/2020

Bellarmine University’s School of Continuing and Professional Studies has created a self-paced online summer course centered around the pandemic. Entitled Covid-19: In This Together, the class is open to the public and addresses the impact of the public health crisis on various sectors of society, including business, theology, and the arts, for instance. The cost of enrollment is just $75, and discounts are available to Bellarmine alumnus as well as to senior citizens.

Bluefield State College

Bluefield, West Virginia

Date Added: 05/15/2020

Like many other colleges throughout the region and the nation, Bluefield State College is providing space on its campus for coronavirus testing.  The site’s opening is part of a state-wide effort to provide more testing for minority communities in West Virginia. Individuals with or without symptoms can be tested, and there is no charge for the service.

Blue Ridge Community College

Flat Rock, North Carolina

Date Added: 05/15/2020

Many colleges and universities across the nation are using their 3-D printers to produce personal protective equipment (PPE) such as face shields and visors for healthcare workers on the front lines of the pandemic. Blue Ridge Community College is joining this effort, but with a slightly different approach. Instead of producing the PPE itself, the school is making support straps for surgical masks to reduce the ear fatigue and discomfort caused by wearing the masks for long periods of time.

Eastern Iowa Community College District

Davenport, Iowa

Date Added: 05/15/2020

The Eastern Iowa Community College District is partnering with Clinton Regional Development Corporation to address the impact of Covid-19 on the local job market. The team’s mission is to help the area’s unemployed workers identify job opportunities in various sectors such as human resources, education, and manufacturing, for instance.

Georgia Institute of Technology

Atlanta, Georgia

Date Added: 05/15/2020

Engineers from Georgia Tech are teaming up with specialists from Emory University to design new types of personal protective equipment (PPE) for healthcare workers. Recognizing the need for extra protection during the intubation process, the team has designed a barrier box to be placed over the patient’s head and shoulders during the procedure. Two different prototypes have been developed—a fold-up box and a C-shaped frame.

This isn’t the first collaborative effort by Emory and Georgia Tech. The two schools worked together in late March to create thousands of face shield kits for healthcare providers in need.

Eastern Florida State College

Cocoa, Florida

Date Added: 05/13/2020

Eastern Florida State College has made its campus facilities available for free Covid-19 testing. One of many colleges across the nation to transition to a testing site for the coronavirus, EFSC has partnered with the City of Palm Bay and Brevard County to offer this important service to its community. No doctor’s referral is needed to be eligible, and nasal swabs will be administered via a drive-up format.

Fox Valley Technical College

Appleton, Wisconsin

Date Added: 05/13/2020

Doing its part to help the community ramp up Covid-19 testing, Fox Valley Technical College will be hosting drive-up coronavirus testing for the counties of Outagamie, Calumet, and Winnebago. The service will be available to residents with or without an appointment, and up to 300 tests will be administered per day.

Grand Rapids Community College

Grand Rapids, Michigan

Date Added: 05/13/2020

Realizing the impact of the novel coronavirus on the job market, Grand Rapids Community College is helping workers in its community learn new skills. The school is offering ten new online courses that focus on job skills and career management. These courses are self-paced and available to the general public. Some of the course topics include successful job searches, personal finance, web page development, customer service, and more.

Morehouse School of Medicine

Atlanta, Georgia

Date Added: 05/13/2020

Researchers at Morehouse School of Medicine have made an important discovery involving the role of race in coronavirus infections. After analyzing data regarding the spread of Covid-19 throughout its surrounding area, the school found that counties affected most by the virus were those with higher populations of African Americans. Researchers suspect this disproportionate impact is related to underlying health conditions impacting the black population, including obesity, diabetes, and hypertension, for instance.

Oakton Community College

Des Plaines, Illinois

Date Added: 05/13/2020

Oakton Community College has stepped up to fill the demand for trained contact tracers amid the pandemic. Its new paraprofessional training program has been developed with guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The course is available online, and participants must be at least 18 to enroll. Once enrolled, students have a month to complete the training, though it can be finished in as little as three weeks.

Bucknell University

Lewisburg, Pennsylvania

Date Added: 05/11/2020

A management professor at Bucknell University is investigating the effects of working remotely amid the pandemic and beyond. The research will look at issues like how work efficiency changes when employees telecommute and how the job market is affected when companies no longer have to hire local applicants, for example. Working conditions and outcomes will be probed across four continents. Results of the study could be used to inform corporate work-from-home policies across the globe.

Johns Hopkins University

Baltimore, Maryland

Date Added: 05/11/2020

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As social distancing regulations and stay-at-home orders are being loosened across the country, Johns Hopkins University has developed a risk assessment tool to help businesses navigate the process of opening back up amid a pandemic. Launched through the university’s Bloomberg School of Public Health and the Center for Health Security, the tool allows business owners to objectively assess their risk for transmitting Covid-19 and teaches them how to minimize this risk as they reopen.

Rutgers University

New Brunswick, New Jersey

Date Added: 05/11/2020

Rutgers University has received emergency use approval from the FDA for its at-home, saliva-based Covid-19 testing kit. This development enables patients around the United States to take a convenient coronavirus test from the comfort of their homes and then send it to a nearby lab for testing. The implications of this new testing method are far-reaching. Not only does it facilitate more testing, but it also protects healthcare workers from unnecessary exposure to the virus while conducting tests. Furthermore, the home testing method will conserve nasal swabs and personal protective equipment (PPE) used during the current sample collection method.

Stanford University

Stanford, California

Date Added: 05/11/2020

While most of the efforts to find drug therapies for Covid-19 are centered on treating the most severe patients, Stanford University has embarked on a different kind of study. The university will begin clinical trials of a drug called peginterferon for patients with mild symptoms of the novel coronavirus. Animal studies have shown promise in the drug’s ability to reduce symptoms and most importantly, prevent the infection from becoming critical. Crucially, peginterferon has already been proven safe in treating other conditions, which means it is a good candidate for a fast-track approval from the FDA.

University of Missouri- Kansas City

Kansas City, Missouri

Date Added: 05/11/2020

Research out of the University of Missouri-Kansas City suggests that K-12 campus closings across the country may prompt a different kind of epidemic—one that involves childhood obesity. A principal investigator at the university predicts that six months of pandemic-induced distance learning for grade-school kids could result in a national childhood obesity increase of nearly 5%. As kids are learning from their personal computers at home rather than their classrooms, they are missing out on recess as well as school P.E. facilities. Moreover, they are much more likely to indulge in unhealthy snacks during a Zoom class than a traditional one. Researchers point out that the obesity crisis in America poses health risks that could be even more dangerous than the novel coronavirus, at least long-term.

Arizona State University

Tempe, Arizona

Date Added: 05/08/2020

Using an advanced technique called next-generation sequencing, Arizona State University has discovered a mutation of the original Covid-19 virus. The groundbreaking discovery was made at the university’s Genomics Facility where nearly 400 nasal swabs were analyzed and then compared to sequences already documented in an international database.

Duke University

Durham, North Carolina

Date Added: 05/08/2020

Duke University researchers think they have discovered a mutated strain of the novel coronavirus that is more contagious than the original. In collaboration with Los Alamos National Laboratory, university scientists analyzed over six thousand coronavirus sequences from a global database to pinpoint the mutation. The findings have been disputed by other infectious disease experts, however.  

Loyola University Maryland

Baltimore, Maryland

Date Added: 05/08/2020

Loyola University Maryland has made a bold move in the effort to save its local small businesses from financial ruin amid the pandemic. The school’s Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship has developed a program called Loyola Crisis Navigators to provide much-needed assistance to business owners in the region. Participants can sign up to meet with a designated crisis navigator virtually in order to discuss strategies and resources for surviving the public health crisis on an economic level. The team of crisis navigators is comprised of area business experts who have volunteered their time to help the community.

University of Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Date Added: 05/08/2020

Coaches and other athletic personnel at the University of Pittsburgh have pooled their financial resources together with local sports teams in order to make a sizeable donation to the school’s Center for Vaccine Research. As a result, a total of $800k will be propping up Pitt’s ongoing efforts to find a viable vaccine for Covid-19.

University of Utah

Salt Lake City, Utah

Date Added: 05/08/2020

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An engineering professor at the University of Utah is developing a portable Covid-19 sensor that can connect to a smartphone. Using a downloaded app and a single drop of saliva, the sensor can provide a diagnosis in roughly one minute. The senor’s development has been funded by a Rapid Response grant from the National Science Foundation.

The university is also beginning mass coronavirus testing of random households throughout its state. The joint effort by the college’s David Eccles School of Business and the University of Utah Health has been launched in order to gain a more comprehensive understanding of the spread of Covid-19 across Utah. Findings will help public officials make important decisions about restarting the state’s economy.

Blue Ridge Community and Technical College

Martinsburg, West Virginia

Date Added: 05/06/2020

Like many other community colleges across the United States, Blue Ridge Community and Technical College is getting creative in order to contribute to the Covid-19 relief effort. The school has launched a “Unity Campaign,” which is a multi-faceted initiative to combat the novel coronavirus on various fronts. The campaign incentivizes students to do their part to help area front-line workers amid the pandemic by offering $100 scholarships to those willing to help sew face masks. Other aspects of the initiative include free college courses for high school graduates and essential workers.

Dixie State University

Saint George, Utah

Date Added: 05/06/2020

The Innovation Plaza at Dixie State University is helping ease the shortage of medical equipment and personal protective equipment (PPE) amid the public health crisis. Engineering students and professors are using Plaza resources to 3-D print ventilator splitters for medical facilities across the state of Utah. These splitters will increase the current capacity of ventilators, enabling these life-saving devices to treat more than one patient at a time. Face shields and masks are also being produced through the Innovation Plaza.

Northwood University

Midland, Michigan

Date Added: 05/06/2020

Reaching out to help its community cope with the public health crisis, Northwood University is hosting a virtual seminar entitled “How to Cope With COVID.” Offered through the school’s McNair Center for the Advancement of Free Enterprise and Entrepreneurship, the four-day event will include presentations from a variety of different faculty members, business leaders, and community advocates. Topics to be addressed include the financial impact of Covid-19, creativity amid a pandemic, and the political implications of the coronavirus outbreak, for instance.

Pennsylvania State University- Penn State Lehigh Valley

Center Valley, Pennsylvania

Date Added: 05/06/2020

Biobehavioral health students at Penn State Lehigh Valley are juggling their online classes while also providing relief on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic. The students are filling various essential roles from activities coordinators at senior assisted living facilities to patient registration attendants at nearby hospital emergency rooms, all while working towards their undergraduate degrees.

South Louisiana Community College

Lafayette, Louisiana

Date Added: 05/06/2020

Healthcare professionals aren’t the only types of workers in demand amid the pandemic. There is also a nationwide shortage of EMTs and paramedics to deal with the public health crisis. South Louisiana Community College is doing its part to help fill the gap. The school has opened a testing site for students across the state of Louisiana who need to earn their certification quickly in order to join the front lines of the coronavirus crisis. The testing site expects to host over 100 potential emergency medical technicians and paramedics as they take the necessary examination to become nationally certified first responders.

Appalachian State University

Boone, North Carolina

Date Added: 05/04/2020

Appalachian State University is developing research plans centering on the novel coronavirus and its effect on the rural Appalachian community. More than 40 of the university’s faculty members will be participating in a number of different studies, focusing on topics like the economic effects of Covid-19, homelessness and substance abuse amid the pandemic, and forecasts regarding coronavirus hotspots and death rates, for example.

Bethel University

Saint Paul, Minnesota

Date Added: 05/04/2020

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Bethel University students have teamed up to create whimsical face masks for donation to the Children’s Hospital in Minneapolis. The students, some of whom are studying graphic design, are creating unique images for the masks; their inspiration is the thought of making a kid smile during these scary times. So far, the team has made 150 of the masks and have donated its first batch of 100.

Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania

Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania

Date Added: 05/04/2020

Doing its part to ease the economic impact of Covid-19 on area businesses, Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania’s Zeigler College of Business is establishing a Small Business Recovery Program. The program will provide support and resources for local business owners as they attempt to keep their finances above water during the public health crisis.

“We know these are challenging days for small businesses throughout the region, and the Zeigler College of Business wants to be a partner to help solve those problems,” said Todd Shawver, dean of the Zeigler College of Business.”, May 2 2020

Columbia-Greene Community College

Hudson, New York

Date Added: 05/04/2020

To assist in its community’s coronavirus testing efforts, Columbia-Greene Community College has contributed the use of its campus facilities to serve as a drive-up Covid-19 testing site. In partnership with the health department and Columbia Memoria Health, the school will be providing appointment-only testing for area residents.

Eastern Shore Community College

Melfa, Virginia

Date Added: 05/04/2020

Eastern Shore Community College is doing its part to help ease the impact of Covid-19 in a variety of different ways. Not only has the school 3-D printed face shields for front-line healthcare workers and donated numerous other PPE and medical supplies to nearby hospitals, but the college is also working hard to educate community members regarding how to keep themselves and others safe during the public health crisis.

Fresno City College

Fresno, California

Date Added: 05/04/2020

Doing its part to help the community amid the public health crisis, Fresno City College will donate use of its facilities for Covid-19 testing. The campus will provide one of eighty new testing sites in the region and is part of the governor’s plan to increase coronavirus testing by more than ten thousand tests per day. An appointment is necessary in order for testing to be administered.

George Washington University

Washington, D.C.

Date Added: 05/04/2020

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George Washington University has found itself in a unique position to help with the pandemic relief effort. The school has recently partnered with Curative, Inc. to provide their laboratories for use as Covid-19 testing facilities for the nation’s troops. As a result, Curative will have the capacity to process 50,000 tests per day on behalf of the U.S. military.

Howard University

Washington, D.C.

Date Added: 05/04/2020

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Assisting in the community’s Covid-19 relief effort, Howard University is partnering with Bank of America to expand coronavirus testing to underserved communities in the Washington, D.C. area. Testing will be free to residents over a three-month period.

Kennebec Valley Community College

Fairfield, Maine

Date Added: 05/04/2020

Kennebec Valley Community College’s 3-D printing club felt their contribution to the Covid-19 relief effort was a no-brainer. With the equipment, skills, and initiative to put their supply of printers to good use, the club set about producing face shields for front-line workers. So far, the team has made over 1,000 shields in just a month’s time. Donations have already been made to several healthcare facilities throughout Central Maine.

Lake Tahoe Community College

South Lake Tahoe, California

Date Added: 05/04/2020

To help with testing efforts in its local region, Lake Tahoe Community College has agreed to serve as a testing site for Covid-19. Testing will be administered by appointment only. The college is one of 80 new community testing sites added throughout California as part of the governor’s plans to reopen the state’s economy.

Long Beach City College

Long Beach, California

Date Added: 05/04/2020

Lending a helping hand to its community amid the public health crisis, Long Beach City College is serving as a rapid assessment Covid-19 testing site. Soldiers from the California Army National Guard is assisting with the event with the goal of administering one hundred tests per day.

Marymount University

Arlington, Virginia

Date Added: 05/04/2020

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Students enrolled in Marymount University’s Fashion Design and Merchandising program are using their talents to create washable cotton masks for nearby Arlington Free Clinic. The masks will be worn by patients, staff, and visitors to the clinic. The students have already created well over 100 of the masks for donation.

Mississippi State University

Mississippi State, Mississippi

Date Added: 05/04/2020

Appropriately, Mississippi State University is fighting Covid-19 via information. Its humanities institute will be hosting a public discussion of the coronavirus and its impact on the environment. The virtual event will feature an assistant professor at MSU who specializes in environmental anthropology and conservation politics.

Owensboro Community and Technical College

Owensboro, Kentucky

Date Added: 05/04/2020

In response to the increased need for coronavirus testing in its local area, Owensboro Community and Technical College will host drive-thru Covid-19 testing on its campus. The effort is a result of a partnership between the university and the Green River District Health Department.

Saginaw Valley State University

University Center, Michigan

Date Added: 05/04/2020

In partnership with Michigan State University, Saginaw Valley State University is studying the area’s wastewater in order to detect any traces of the novel coronavirus. Researchers are repurposing existing technology used to inspect beaches for micro-bacteria to help in the Covid-19 relief effort. The results of the study will be used to assess the prevalence of the virus in the area.

Skidmore College

Saratoga Springs, New York

Date Added: 05/04/2020

An assistant professor of computer science at Skidmore College is contributing to the national body of knowledge surrounding contact tracing. Aarathi Prasad has been studying the topic for years, but now she’s applying what she knows to the current public health crisis. Part of her work involves the development of apps that could use smartphone technology to track positive diagnoses of the novel coronavirus.

Sussex County Community College

Newton, New Jersey

Date Added: 05/04/2020

In a gesture of community support, Sussex County Community College has offered up its campus to serve as a Covid-19 testing site. In partnership with Atlantic Health System and the Sussex County Sheriff’s Office, the school will be providing drive-thru coronavirus testing for individuals with a doctor’s referral.

Troy University

Troy, Alabama

Date Added: 05/04/2020

A faculty member from Troy University’s Chemistry and Physics Department is researching a potentially life-saving treatment for the novel coronavirus. Called pulmonary surfactant therapy, the treatment is designed to relieve acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), which often accompanies severe Covid-19. The studies are being conducted in collaboration with ONY Biotech.

University of Memphis

Memphis, Tennessee

Date Added: 05/04/2020

To help with its region’s diagnostic efforts, the University of Memphis will host free drive-thru Covid-19 testing on its campus. Participants will need to complete a virtual screening process prior to being tested. The initiative is the result of a partnership between the university, Kroger Health, and Cherokee Health Systems.

Victor Valley College

Victorville, California

Date Added: 05/04/2020

In response to the pandemic, Victor Valley College is offering up the use of its recently-vacated campus to serve as a coronavirus testing site. For a two-week period, the school will host a drive-thru Covid-19 testing event by appointment only. VVC is one of eighty new community testing sites in California.

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