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New Blog from Dr. Jean Gispen
In her newest blog, Dr. Jean G. Gispen, staff physician with Employee Health, shares her perspective and guidance regarding “reentry” after COVID-19.
Update to on-campus COVID-19 protocols for vaccinated individuals
On-Campus Walk-up Vaccinations in May and June
The university is offering the single-dose Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen COVID-19 vaccine for faculty, staff, graduate students, undergraduate students and the families of those in the university community ages 18 and up, on the University of Mississippi, Oxford campus, while supplies last. No appointment is necessary. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for questions.
Faculty, staff, students and families may walk up without an appointment to the Student Union, room 332 on one of the dates below to receive the single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine.
On-campus Johnson & Johnson vaccine clinics
All Johnson & Johnson vaccine clinics will be in Student Union room 332.
Wednesday, May 12, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Monday, May 17, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Wednesday, May 19, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Monday, May 24, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Wednesday, May 26, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Friday, May 28, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Monday, June 7, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Wednesday, June 9, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Wednesday, June 16, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Friday, June 18, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Monday, June 21, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Please print these two medical paperwork forms to fill out and bring with you to your on-campus vaccination:
On-Campus Walk-up Vaccinations, Wednesday 5/12
The university is offering the single-dose Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen COVID-19 vaccine on May 12 in Student Union, room 332 for faculty, staff, graduate students, undergraduate students and the families of those in the university community ages 18 and up, on the University of Mississippi, Oxford campus, while supplies last. No appointment is necessary. Additional appointment dates will be scheduled for the coming weeks and will be shared once those details are finalized. Medical paperwork is available on the vaccination webpage to print, fill out and bring with you to the vaccination site. Blank medical paperwork will also be available at the vaccination site.
Drop-in Vaccine Q&A Weds. 5/12 with Dr. Jean Gispen
If you have questions about the COVID-19 vaccine, feel free to drop in to a Zoom meeting Wednesday, May 12 from 12:30-1 p.m. to ask Dr. Jean Gispen, with the University Health Center. If you’d like to submit your question over email beforehand, please email it to email@example.com with the subject line “Question for Dr. Gispen.”
- Zoom meeting ID: 932 6969 9892
- Passcode: 654629
UM Libraries Update: Shelves Now Open for Browsing
Bookshelves and stacks are now available for browsing at the J.D. Williams Library and Science Library. Paging requests for inside pick-up and curbside service remain available as well.
Vaccine scheduling help on campus
Ole Miss student pharmacists will be set up at various locations across campus over the next two weeks to be available to help anyone on campus find and schedule a local vaccine appointment. They can also answer questions about the vaccine. Stop by one of these locations for help or questions:
- Tuesday, April 27, 11:30 a.m-1:30 p.m. outside Rebel Market
- Thursday, April 29, 11:30 a.m-1:30 p.m. in the lobby of the Inn at Ole Miss
- Monday, May 3, 11:30 a.m-1:30 p.m. on the patio of the Jackson Ave. Center
- Wednesday, May 5, 9:30-11:30 a.m. in the John W. White shop (Facilities Management)
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
Vaccine Update — ALL Mississippians now eligible for COVID-19 Vaccines
- MSDH COVID-19 Vaccination Drive-Thru Scheduler application
- COVID-19 Vaccine Call Center, 877-978-6453 or 601-965-4071, or
- Local Vaccination Providers
Update on Campus Guidance and Protocols
- The university will continue to require all people to wear a cloth face covering or mask for the rest of the Spring 2021 semester in classroom settings and office settings.
- In addition, masks continue to be required while traversing public spaces in libraries, residence halls, dining facilities, the Student Union, Campus Rec, retail spaces and other on-campus facilities.
- We continue to promote good hand hygiene and distancing protocols for indoor spaces.
- In outdoor areas of campus, social distancing of at least six feet continues to be strongly recommended as well as wearing a mask when you cannot maintain distance unless the protocols for the outdoor venue differ.
Fall 2021 Announcement
On Feb. 26, Chancellor Boyce shared that the university will offer the Fall 2021 semester as a full in-person, campus experience. He also shared that the university will continue to monitor the health and safety of our campus community and adapt if necessary to government orders and public health guidance. Read the full message.
International Restrictions and Travel Guidelines
Vaccine Resource: Mythbusters
Need to report your positive COVID-19 result over the weekend or after business hours? There are two ways you can accomplish this.
- Download the Everbridge App and select the Report Positive COVID-19 button. Then scan or take a picture of your results and upload it to our HIPAA compliant UMBOX. Only University Health Services personnel will be able to view your documentation.
- Fill out the UHS Self Report form, scan or take a picture of your results and upload both the form and your results to our HIPAA compliant UMBOX. Only University Health Services personnel will be able to view your documentation.
Answering your questions
UM Human Resources has shared the following guidance with employees.
UM faculty are encouraged to use the following guidance to continue to work flexibly, quickly, and collaboratively.