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HUHS Director Giang Nguyen

Harvard Health Services Director Optimistic For 'Very Successful' Fall Return to Campus

Harvard University Health Services Director Giang T. Nguyen said in a Thursday interview the University waited until doses were readily accessible across the country before joining other Boston-area colleges in mandating Covid-19 vaccinations for students before returning to campus in the fall.

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Student Life

Harvard Students Rush To Secure Vaccine Appointments in Time to Receive Second Dose Before Leaving Campus

Harvard students were among the hundreds of thousands of Massachusetts residents to receive the Covid-19 vaccine this week when eligibility opened to all those 16 years and older on Monday.

Vaccine Rollout Fenway

Ahead of New Mass. Vaccine Eligibility, Some Undergraduates Already Qualified for Vaccinations

Ahead of Covid-19 vaccine eligibility in Massachusetts opening to all residents 16 years and older on Monday, a number of Harvard students have secured their doses in alternative ways, from qualifying for an earlier phase to getting their hands on a leftover dose.

Harvard Business School
Harvard Business School

Harvard Business School Moves Into High-Risk Red Zone With 18 New Covid-19 Cases

As positive coronavirus cases trend upwards across the University, Harvard Business School has moved into the state’s “red zone” with 18 new Covid-19 cases reported last week, all among students.

Student Life

Writer of Anti-Asian Racism Resource Flyer Says It Was Not Intended For Post-Atlanta Shootings

One of the writers of the Harvard anti-Asian racism resource page that came under fire this week for its controversial language said in an interview Friday that the resources were repurposed without revisions from a flyer created early in the pandemic before a dramatic increase in anti-Asian attacks.

Counseling and Mental Health Services Office
Student Life

Health Services Director Giang Nguyen Apologizes for Messages On CAMHS Anti-Asian Racism Resources Page

Harvard University Health Services Director Giang T. Nguyen apologized Wednesday for what he called “insensitive and inappropriate” content posted on a Counseling and Mental Health Services anti-Asian racism resources webpage, which included telling students “you may wish that you weren’t Asian.”

HUHS Student Wellness Groups Merge
Student Life

HUHS Opens Applications for Centralized Peer Education Group, Prepares for Fall Launch

Harvard University Health Services’s Center for Wellness and Health Promotion opened applications last week for undergraduates to join a merged peer education program that HUHS will launch in fall 2021 as part of an overhaul to the University’s peer education system.

Vaccine Rollout Fenway

All Massachusetts Residents 16+ Eligible for Covid-19 Vaccine on April 19

Most Harvard affiliates will be eligible to receive the Covid-19 vaccine next month, following an announcement Wednesday by Massachusetts governor Charlie D. Baker ’79 that all residents over the age of 16 will become eligible April 19.


Vaccine Supply at Harvard Will Remain Scarce Until April, Health Services Director Says

Harvard University Health Services Director Giang T. Nguyen said in a Friday interview he anticipates that state vaccine shipments will remain low through March but is “hopeful” that supplies will increase in April, in time to send students home for the summer vaccinated.

Mental Health During Covid

Students Report Remote Year Rife with Adverse Mental Health

In the year since the College transitioned to remote learning, some undergraduates said they have grappled with mental health crises while struggling to succeed in virtual classes and navigating unsupportive learning environments. Some students said Harvard has not done enough to support them.

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Flyby Blog

Five Zoom Features That Should Definitely Exist

While we're still stuck in never-ending Zoom calls, there are plenty of ways to make our time run a bit ~smoother~. From locking our mics so we can avoid avoid unmuting anxiety to actually telling us how many people are already on the call so we don't end up sitting around with just our TF and their cat, enjoy just a few of the great ideas Zoom could definitely take note of. We're basically software engineers now.

Covid-19 Positive Protocol
Student Life

What Happens When a Harvard Student Tests Positive for Covid-19?

Of the 85,501 Covid-19 undergraduate Covid tests since June 1 of last year, 54 have tested positive. Here’s what happens after a student receives a positive test result.

Cambridge Department of Public Health

First Massachusetts Case of South African Variant Detected in Cambridge

A Cambridge woman in her 20s became the first person in Massachusetts to test positive for the Covid-19 variant originally detected in South Africa, the city’s public health department announced last Thursday.

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Student Life

Updated Lab Protocols Invalidate Positive Covid-19 Test Results for More Than Two Dozen Harvard Affiliates

At least 26 Harvard affiliates received positive Covid-19 test results between Jan. 25 and Feb. 5 — forcing at least some into isolation housing — that were later invalidated after the testing lab adjusted the threshold required to determine a positive result.

Covid Lack of Vaccines

As State Moves to Phase Two, Harvard Health Services Lacks Vaccines for 75 and Older Patients

Harvard University Health Services does not have the vaccine supply to begin vaccinating patients aged 75 and older, even as Massachusetts enters Phase 2 of its vaccine distribution plan.