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The Student News Site of Ithaca College

THE ITHACAN

The Student News Site of Ithaca College

THE ITHACAN

Monkeypox and smallpox vaccine is shown at Northstar Medical Center in Chicago on July 18, 2022.

Mpox concerns decrease, resources still available to community

By Kai Lincke, Staff Writer February 8, 2023
Ithaca College added resources for students to mitigate the spread of the mpox virus in summer 2022, but as case numbers have fallen, some students’ concern for the virus has decreased. 
College to offer monkeypox vaccine at Hammond Health Center

College to offer monkeypox vaccine at Hammond Health Center

By Syd Pierre, News Editor October 26, 2022
Ithaca College will be offering monkeypox vaccines in the Hammond Health Center for students beginning Oct. 31, according to an email sent to the campus community Oct. 25.
Boothroyd Hall will continue to serve as an isolation housing space for residential students for the rest of the fall semester. It will also continue to offer free COVID-19 testing. However, Samm Swarts, assistant director for Emergency Preparedness and Response, said that if COVID-19 cases rise and there is no space in Boothroyd, the college will allow students to isolate in their assigned residence hall rooms.

College updates vaccine guidance and COVID-19 procedures

By Syd Pierre, News Editor October 5, 2022
Ithaca College has updated some of its COVID-19 protocols and is encouraging members of the campus community to get vaccinated for both the flu and COVID-19. 
County health department offers vaccine clinic for monkeypox

County health department offers vaccine clinic for monkeypox

By Syd Pierre, News Editor September 21, 2022
The Tompkins County Health Department s holding a monkeypox vaccination clinic from 1 to 4 p.m. Sept. 22. 
The CDC is calling the spread of monkeypox an outbreak because of the increase in case numbers above what is normally expected. In a 2003 monkeypox outbreak, 47 cases were reported within the U.S., which was the first time human cases of monkeypox were found outside of Africa. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services declared monkeypox a national health emergency Aug. 4.

Tompkins County and IC work to prevent monkeypox cases

By Lorien Tyne, Assistant News Editor September 7, 2022
Tompkins County Health Department and its campus partners like Ithaca College are working to prevent continued spread of the monkeypox virus.
Summer Briefs 2022

Summer Briefs 2022

By The Ithacan August 24, 2022

Ithaca Festival returned in June after two year COVID-19 delay The Ithaca Festival returned to the community after two years of cancellations because of the COVID-19 pandemic with its traditional parade...

IC releases campus COVID-19 policies for Fall 2022

IC releases campus COVID-19 policies for Fall 2022

By Syd Pierre, News Editor July 28, 2022
IC announced its COVID-19 policies for Fall 2022 including required testing for move-in but surveillance testing will not be required for any individuals.
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