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State Eligibility Expansions Allow for Student Vaccine Access

State Eligibility Expansions Allow for Student Vaccine Access

Josie Rozzelle, Assistant News Editor April 9, 2021

All New York residents ages 16 and older became eligible to be vaccinated against COVID-19 as of Tuesday, April 6. The eligibility expansion includes those who reside, work or study in N.Y. State.  Colgate...

COVID-19 Vaccine Becomes Available to Student Body

COVID-19 Vaccine Becomes Available to Student Body

Josie Rozzelle, Assistant News Editor April 2, 2021

With the FDA’s authorization of three COVID-19 vaccines for emergency use, some eligible members of the Colgate community have begun to get vaccinated.  N.Y. State is currently vaccinating those...

Increase in COVID-19 Cases Delays Movement to Gate 3

Increase in COVID-19 Cases Delays Movement to Gate 3

Annabel Morris , Staff Writer March 12, 2021

Commitment to Community Health violations and new positive cases of COVID-19 initially delayed the University’s entrance into Gate 3 last week, but after no positive cases over the weekend and a reduction...

Students Form Vaccine Initiative For Equal Access

Students Form Vaccine Initiative For Equal Access

Lola Carino and Ellie Lawrence March 5, 2021

As increasingly available vaccines offer a path toward the end of the COVID-19 pandemic, several Colgate students have formed Team Vaccine, an initiative to help the elderly and those with disabilities...

Colgate Enters Gate 2 Despite Winter Storm Delaying Test Results

Colgate Enters Gate 2 Despite Winter Storm Delaying Test Results

Claire Bergerson, Staff Writer March 5, 2021

Despite significant delays in surveillance test results caused by winter storms, Colgate entered Gate 2 on Feb. 19 at 7 a.m., enabling larger group gatherings of 10 people and visitation in common spaces...

Colgate Physicians Discuss COVID-19 Vaccines

Colgate Physicians Discuss COVID-19 Vaccines

Sydney Henderson, Staff Writer March 5, 2021

Colgate faculty and staff members hosted a webinar to discuss vaccine development, hesitancy, New York State eligibility requirements and availability on Friday, Feb. 26. Entitled “Safe. Effective. Vetted:...

Testing Non-Compliance Causes Concern

Testing Non-Compliance Causes Concern

Josie Rozzelle and Ethan Cherry, Assistant News Editors February 20, 2021

Increased COVID-19 testing of the on-campus community as a means to monitor infection rates and progress through Colgate's gates of reopening faster was one of the major changes between the Fall 2020 and...

University Implements Increased Testing to Combat COVID-19

University Implements Increased Testing to Combat COVID-19

Sarah Westergren, Staff Writer February 12, 2021

As the number of confirmed cases continued to reach an all-time high across the country, Colgate University implemented coronavirus testing procedures on campus for the Spring 2021 semester, the first...

University Prepares for Spring Return with Baseline Testing

University Prepares for Spring Return with Baseline Testing

Emily Rahhal and Greta Ferdinand January 22, 2021

Amid rising concerns about coronavirus infection rates across the country, the University is preparing to bring students back to campus for the Spring semester with added personnel and baseline testing....

Lori Garris becomes one of the first Madison county residents to be vaccinated, recently receiving the Moderna vaccine.

University Approved to Administer Vaccines as a Closed Point of Dispensing as Community Members Begin to Receive Vaccines

Emily Rahhal, Editor-In-Chief January 20, 2021

The University will aid the state’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout by administering vaccines as a closed Point of Dispensing (POD), as Community Memorial Hospital (CMH) continues to administer vaccinations...

Administration Reaffirms Plans for Spring Return Amid Virus Spikes, Break Days and Car Policy Garner Student Criticism

Administration Reaffirms Plans for Spring Return Amid Virus Spikes, Break Days and Car Policy Garner Student Criticism

Kirby Goodman, Multimedia Manager December 18, 2020

Vice President and Dean of the College Paul McLoughlin announced updates for the spring 2021 semester on Wednesday, reaffirming the University’s plans to bring the student body back to campus after a...

Madison County Sees Infection Rates Rise in Health Analytics Dashboard Update

Madison County Sees Infection Rates Rise in Health Analytics Dashboard Update

Claire Bergerson, Maroon-News Staff December 16, 2020

Colgate's Health Analytics Dashboard shows a high alert and an upwards trend in Madison County's COVID-19 infection rates since the end of November along with a moderate, increasing alert for Community...

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