Due to planned heightened security across the country, University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences campuses should only be accessed on Inauguration Day, Wednesday, January 20, if absolutely necessary for instructional delivery or essential activities that require local infrastructure. If these on-campus activities cannot be undertaken on another day, please coordinate with your campus director. These steps are being taken for the safety and security of the USAHS community. At this point, normal operations will resume Thursday, January 21. 

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Monday, January 18 marks the 26th anniversary of the day of service that celebrates the life of Martin Luther King Jr. and his work to advance civil rights. The University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences and all facilities will be closed Monday for MLK Day in observance of this commemoration.

Observing MLK Day through service, while doing so virtually and in a safe manner to comply with health and safety protocols, is a wonderful way to begin the year with a commitment to making our community a better place.

Dr. King believed that strength came from people working together as a whole and once stated, “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?’”

As a federal holiday designated as a national day of service to encourage all Americans to volunteer to improve their communities, we would love to hear how you are safely and creatively participating in MLK Day. Please email details and a photo, if available, to campusconnection@usa.edu, so we can feature in Campus Connection. 

Attention All Students, Faculty, and Staff

A mask is required to enter campus, the entire time you are on campus, and as you leave campus.

 

To prepare for your arrival, please complete the following activities prior to your first day

  1. Review the USAHS Reentry video
  2. Complete your required COVID-19 Safety Training and Acknowledgement
  3. Complete your daily health screening

How to complete my Personal Health Screening

A mobile-friendly online form will be used for personal health screening, which involves taking your temperature daily and answering questions related to COVID-19 symptoms and any potential exposure you may have had to the virus. Completing the personal health screening each day prior to your first day of return to campus is strongly recommended. After your first day of return to campus, the personal health screening will be required daily for the duration of the term or until you are no longer regularly coming to campus. COVID-19 diagnostic testing is not required for returning to campus.

With focus and determination, the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences continues its journey to create a more inclusive University environment for all faculty, students and staff. The University Chief Executive Officer and President reconstituted the Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Access (IDEA) Committee for action – to facilitate policies, guidelines, and programs that support the University’s commitment to developing exceptional practitioners where all students, faculty, and staff have a sense of belonging.

The IDEA Committee is excited about its progress and learnings to date. Visit here for some highlights.

New Spring 2021 Reentry Communications can be found at https://www.usa.edu/return-to-campus/.

For suspected exposure or presumed positive situations for faculty, staff and students who are currently reporting to campus, please contact reentry@usa.edu or 855-GOUSAHS.

Use THIS procedure to report exposure to COVID-19 at clinical internships or fieldwork experiences.

STUDENTS can find the Keep Learning Plan online at this link.

Student Support Resources Guide CLICK HERE 

COVID-19 Student Financial Relief FAQs CLICK HERE

Extension granted from AHA for CPR certification. For providers whose cards have expired due to inability to complete training during the COVID-19 outbreak, the AHA will allow the Instructor to provide remediation during update courses. For a copy of the form click here: https://cpr.heart.org/-/media/cpr-files/resources/covid-19-resources-for-cpr-training/covid19-statement_card-extensions_update-33120.pdf?hash=A501F4F5FDFA2B9A98E0000C64F14716BDF722DD&la=en