Coronavirus Update: Guidance for the research community

Dear Members of the HMS, HSDM and Harvard Chan School Research Communities: Given the COVID-19 pandemic, our shared goal is clear: we must lower the risk of infection within our community by promoting social distancing and aggressively limiting the number and size of community gatherings to minimize the spread of disease, particularly to those who … Continue reading “Coronavirus Update: Guidance for the research community”

Coronavirus Staff Update

Dear Colleagues, By now you have seen the most recent message from President Bacow and the follow-up message from Dean Williams.  As both messages indicate, ensuring we are reducing risk to all members of the Harvard Chan School community is our highest priority.  We recognize that this is an extremely stressful time and, as Dean … Continue reading “Coronavirus Staff Update”

Coronavirus update: Week of March 16

Dear Members of the Harvard Chan School Community, As you are well aware, efforts to contain the spread of the coronavirus are accelerating, both here at Harvard and outside our campus. In that spirit, and with the health and safety of the Harvard Chan community as my highest priority, I am writing to announce that … Continue reading “Coronavirus update: Week of March 16”

Follow-Up Information Related to COVID-19 Planning

March 10, 2020 Dear Harvard Chan Community, As you will have seen from President Bacow and Dean Williams, we are now in rapid preparation for moving to remote instruction and curtailing in-person university business in important ways. We are following up with a bit more detailed information. First, we have developed an internal planning group that … Continue reading “Follow-Up Information Related to COVID-19 Planning”

COVID-19: Harvard Chan Classes Moving Online

March 10, 2020 Dear Members of the Harvard Chan School Community, I am writing to follow up on the message you just received from President Bacow announcing that all classes at Harvard, including Harvard Chan School, will move to virtual instruction after Spring Break. This is certainly a major development and will have many ramifications in the … Continue reading “COVID-19: Harvard Chan Classes Moving Online”

Coronavirus Update: Harvard Chan Coronavirus Website

March 9, 2020 Dear Members of the Harvard Chan School Community, As the coronavirus continues to spread, I know that many of you, as do I, have plenty of questions and concerns. We will continue to provide regular updates to keep you informed with the latest School and University information. Please be assured that we … Continue reading “Coronavirus Update: Harvard Chan Coronavirus Website”

Coronavirus Update: Travel, Visitors, Meetings and Events

March 6, 2020 Dear Members of the Harvard Chan School Community, Please read this important new guidance from the University on the coronavirus (COVID-19) and share with others who may not have seen it. The message addresses international and domestic travel, and recommendations on events, meetings, and visitors to Harvard. As always, the University continues … Continue reading “Coronavirus Update: Travel, Visitors, Meetings and Events”

COVID-19 Spring Break and Other Travel Guidance

March 5, 2020 Dear Members of the Harvard Chan School Community, With Spring Break approaching, I wanted to make sure that everyone read the latest message from the Office of the Executive Vice President. To reiterate, Harvard now prohibits University travel to all jurisdictions with Level 3 Travel Warning for coronavirus from the CDC: mainland China, Iran, Italy, and … Continue reading “COVID-19 Spring Break and Other Travel Guidance”

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

March 2, 2020 Dear Members of the Harvard Chan School Community, As most of you are aware, the coronavirus continues to spread. In the U.S., Washington state has recorded six COVID-19 deaths as of today and, closer to home, Rhode Island reported its first cases of the disease. At Harvard, University leadership is closely monitoring … Continue reading “Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update”