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I'm pregnant. Is the COVID-19 vaccine safe?

As the pandemic rages and the vaccine rolls out across Virginia and the country, pregnant patients are wondering if they should get vaccinated.

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Paula Ferrada gets her COVID-19 shot. (Kevin Morley, University Marketing) [View Image]

Five things to know about the COVID-19 vaccine

In this VCU Health video diary, Dr. Paula Ferrada explains why she got vaccinated and why you should, too.

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What to know about Entry Pass, the digital tool VCU is using to promote public health compliance

Beginning Jan. 25, students and employees will need to log into the digital “fast pass” to enter four buildings on campus, vouching that they are in compliance with health checks and COVID-19 testing.

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Here’s what you need to know about the new COVID-19 strains

The U.K. variation is more infectious but likely not more deadly, and vaccination remains the best way to combat all forms of the virus.

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Entry Pass, vaccines, virtual classes: What you need to know as the spring semester approaches

VCU’s spring term will look a lot different. Here are key dates and changes to keep in mind.

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A majority of Virginians now say they are very likely to receive the COVID-19 vaccine

More than 7 in 10 say they are likely to get a vaccine, according to a new statewide poll conducted by the L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs.

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I’m pregnant. Is the COVID-19 vaccine safe? [View Image]

I’m pregnant. Is the COVID-19 vaccine safe?

As the pandemic rages and the vaccine rolls out across Virginia and the country, pregnant patients are wondering if they should get vaccinated.

conceptual illustration of a cellular view of the coronavirus [View Image]

Here’s what you need to know about the new COVID-19 strains

The U.K. variation is more infectious but likely not more deadly, and vaccination remains the best way to combat all forms of the virus.

A person writing and using a laptop computer. [View Image]

VCU online programs ranked among the country’s best

Graduate programs in the schools of Business, Education and Nursing and College of Engineering were recognized in U.S. News & World Report’s latest list of top online programs.

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Perfecting the ‘new normal’ in health care

The pandemic has accelerated the use of telehealth. To better understand the benefits and challenges of remote care, VCU researchers are studying how doctors and patients connect virtually.

As another strange semester gets underway, students, faculty and staff offer advice and lessons learned over the past year, including how to stay healthy, succeed academically and combat loneliness. (Pam Arnold, University Marketing) [View Image]

Another pandemic semester is about to begin. Here are tips to make it a successful one.

As another strange term gets underway, students, faculty and staff offer advice and lessons learned over the past year, including how to stay healthy, succeed academically and combat loneliness.

Paula Ferrada gets her COVID-19 shot. (Kevin Morley, University Marketing) [View Image]

Five things to know about the COVID-19 vaccine

In this VCU Health video diary, Dr. Paula Ferrada explains why she got vaccinated and why you should, too.

A person holding a cell phone displaying the V C U Entry Pass application with the cleared to enter screen for Rodney the Ram. [View Image]

What to know about Entry Pass, the digital tool VCU is using to promote public health compliance

Beginning Jan. 25, students and employees will need to log into the digital “fast pass” to enter four buildings on campus, vouching that they are in compliance with health checks and COVID-19 testing.

Drawing of a person using a laptop computer. [View Image]

Entry Pass, vaccines, virtual classes: What you need to know as the spring semester approaches

VCU’s spring term will look a lot different. Here are key dates and changes to keep in mind.

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