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The reception desk of University Health Services, which oversees COVID-19 testing

New Rounds of COVID-19 Testing

October 14, 2020

All on-campus students and faculty must complete monthly COVID tests. However, who has access to the tests and who pays is still unclear.

two students with personal protective equipment on and VitalCheck on their phones

VitalCheck, Fordham and You

August 20, 2020

Fordham originally planned to check everyone’s temperature when they enter campus but switched to VitalCheck to provide easier access to medical help. 

The door and sign of university health services at Lincoln Center

Utilizing University Health Services for COVID-19

April 22, 2020

As the city struggles with the rapid spread of the virus, Fordham Health Services continues to serve students and staff remotely.

Face masks have become commonplace in a community fearful of the spread of the coronavirus.

Should You be Wearing a Face Mask This Flu Season?

February 5, 2020

You might see people wearing face masks more often in response to the spread of the coronavirus. Though face masks may help prevent the spread of the virus, both the WHO and CDC do not recommend that healthy individuals wear them. Other precautions may have a bigger impact on protecting you from the coronavirus.

The university stressed their concern about uninsured or underinsured students, stating that students without insurance plans “place their education and financial well-being in jeopardy.”

Fordham Mandates Health Insurance Plans For All Undergraduate Students

June 15, 2019

Starting next fall, Fordham will offer a new group plan underwritten by the health insurance company, Aetna.

Survey Reveals the Reality of Sex at Fordham

Survey Reveals the Reality of Sex at Fordham

February 13, 2019

Maureen Keown, director of UHS, emphasized that “we will not provide resources that go against the Catholic Church’s beliefs and teachings.”

The Word Between the Sheets: FCLC Sex Stats

The Word Between the Sheets: FCLC Sex Stats

February 12, 2019

Over the past month, The Observer conducted an anonymous survey about sexual activity and health among undergraduate students on campus.