COVID-19 Response

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We are closely monitoring the spread of COVID-19, also known as the coronavirus, and will keep this webpage updated with the most current information about any impact to School of Nursing operations.

If you have a question about ...

UMB COVID-19 recovery or the COVID-19 pandemic:

  1. Review the UMB Coronavirus website (policies, guidelines, and extensive FAQs).
  2. If you cannot find the answer, submit your question here.

UMSON COVID-19 recovery:

  1. Review this webpage.
  2. If you cannot find the answer, submit your question here.

UMSON Status

Through the summer 2021 semester:

  • Classes: selective classes will be conducted remotely; others are planned to return to face-to-face delivery
  • Clinicals and Practicums, Labs and Simulation Activities: conducted in person, using necessary precautions
  • Events: conducted virtually
  • Employees: Beginning June 1, UMB’s return to campus plans will be in effect
  • Universities at Shady Grove (USG): Beginning July 6, USG's return to campus plans will be in effect

UMSON COVID-19 Vaccination, Testing, and SAFE Screening Requirements

For Students

For Employees

* If you are both a nursing student and an employee, student requirements take precedence.

Additional Information

Information for Students

Contact Information 

Contact

Email

Kelsey Comeaux
COVID-19 Testing and SAFE on Campus Screening
kcomeaux@umaryland.edu 
Bernie Shalit
Fit Testing 
bshalit@umaryland.edu 
Vaccine Status  vaccineregistration@umaryland.edu 
Maeve Howett, PhD, APRN, CPNP-PC, CNE 
Professor and Associate Dean for the Baccalaureate Program
mhowett@umaryland.edu
Bimbola Akintade, PhD, MBA, MHA, ACNP-BC, NEA-BC
Associate Professor and Associate Dean for the Master of Science in Nursing Program
bakintade@umaryland.edu
Shannon Reedy Idzik, DNP, CRNP, FAANP, FAAN ‌
Associate Professor and Associate Dean for the DNP Program
idzik@umaryland.edu
Kirsten Corazzini, PhD, FGSA
Professor and Associate Dean for the PhD Program
kcorazzini@umaryland.edu
Jeffrey Ash, EdD
Assistant Professor and Associate Dean for Diversity and Inclusion
jash@umaryland.edu 
Larry Fillian, MEd
Associate Dean for Student and Academic Services
lfillian@umaryland.edu 
Jane M. Kirschling, PhD, RN, FAAN
Bill and Joanne Conway Dean of the University of Maryland School of Nursing
kirschling@umaryland.edu 

Resources 

UMSON SAFE Screening, COVID-19 Testing, and Vaccination Information

Info for Students

Additional Resources

If you are feeling increased anxiety because of the crisis and its disruption to your life, UMB offers counseling resources through the Student Counseling Center (410-328-8404).

Communication Archive

Video Archive

Information for Faculty and Staff

Forms

Request Approval for Reimbursement or Pick Up:

Request Office Technology to Support Teleworking 
(e.g., computer, monitor, webcam, software, etc.)

Assessing How to Support Ongoing Programmatic/Business Needs


Resources

UMSON SAFE Screening, COVID-19 Testing, and Vaccination Information

* If you are both a nursing student and an employee, student requirements take precedence.

Info for Students Info for Employees

Contact Information

PPE Resources

Community and Counseling Resources

If you are feeling increased anxiety because of the crisis and its disruption to your life, UMB offers counseling resources through our Employee Assistance Program (667-214-1555). Download a brochure.

Technology and Telework Resources

We encourage all UMSON employees to include the following message above your contact information in your email signature:

We are working remotely to comply with UMB campus guidelines regarding the COVID-19 pandemic. While we will do our best to continue normal operations and work schedules, please understand that due to the nature of the situation, responses and actions may be delayed. We appreciate your patience during this unprecedented time.


Communication Archive

Video Archive

Information for Researchers

Videos

Forms and Guidance Documents

Information for Clinical Partners

Communication Archive

Ways to Help

Make a card for UMB's thank-you card campaign.

Volunteer your time. Visit the partnership website to find a way to make a difference, including:

  • Giving blood
  • Delivering meals
  • Providing virtual business support

Know of another opportunity that should be listed? You can create an account at the link above to submit the information, and you can also email the information to Eva Hanley so it can be included in a weekly email.

Donate to one of our emergency funds to help create a much-needed safety net for our most vulnerable students:

Additional Resources

UMB COVID-19 News and Resources
for the campus preparedness plan, informational videos, and FAQs

UMB Alerts
for closings and other important campus-wide announcements

UMB Webcam Tutorial 
a video tutorial on how to improve your online presence during teleconferences

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
for updates on the spread of COVID-19 and recommendations to limit its spread

Maryland Department of Health COVID-19 Webpage
for Maryland-specific COVID-19 updates

"Gratitude Heals - A Special Edition Workbook for Supporting Healthcare in a COVID-19 Crisis"

We are grateful to Linda Roszak Burton, ACC, BBC, BS, the founder and managing partner of DRW Inc., a leadership development and executive coaching firm, for sharing with us "Gratitude Heals - A Special Edition Workbook for Supporting Healthcare in a COVID-19 Crisis." Ms. Roszak serves as an appointed member of the University of Maryland School of Nursing's Advisory Board for the Governor's Wellmobile Program. She has kindly granted us permission to post this workbook here and make it broadly available to our extended community. We are deeply appreciative of her ongoing support.

Guidance and Letters to the UMB Community

On the Bright Side: Share Your Uplifting Stories

Explore the inspirational stories shared by faculty, staff, students, and alumni who are going above and beyond to support their family and friends, colleagues, and communities during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Impact Summary

  

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