Healthy Huskies

Archive of Weekly Healthy Huskies Updates for Faculty and Staff

Following each link, in parentheses, are the content highlights of the Healthy Huskies email. To see the full content of each weekly email, click the link to the update.

You can also find Healthy Huskies Updates from Oct. 8, 2020, to the present on the Healthy Huskies News page. Just look for any news story with the "Masked Champ" logo.  

  • November 19 Update (The CDC’s Advice on the Safest Way to Celebrate Thanksgiving, What's Next for Testing, How to Be More Successful on Brightspace & Zoom, Complete the Survey & Enter to Win a $500 Textbook Credit, USM Advising Offers Drop-In Hours Via Zoom, Still Time to Get a Flu Shot, Counseling Services’ Updated Workshops and Groups, Housing's Checklist for Heading Home, and much more.)

  • November 12 Update (Expanded Safe Departure Testing Next Week, Changes to Limit Community Transmission During the Final Two Weeks, What to Do This Weekend (Virtual Edition), the Transitioning Home Checklist, and How, When Employees Can Communicate about COVID-19.)

  • November 5 Update (Masks Now Required in Public, A Big Week of Testing Ahead, How to Avoid Being In Isolation This Thanksgiving, Leaving the Residence Halls Early, Travel-Quarantine Update, Know Before You Go and Gather This Holiday Season, Withdrawal for a W Deadline Extended, Counseling Team Offers New Support Groups, and much more to help students, faculty, and staff navigate the next four weeks.)

  • October 29 Update (The Nov. 25 Closure of Residence Halls, Several Sessions and wWrkshops to Help Us Manage ssress and Practice Self-Care, The CDC’s New Close-Contact Definition, The CDC's Tips on Holiday Travel and Gatherings, What to Do This Halloween Weekend in the Gorham Area, and much more to help students, faculty, and staff navigate the next four weeks.)

  • October 22 Update (Weekly Stress Management Workshops, Upcoming Flu Shot Clinics, the Navigate USM app, Dean Mondor Wants to Know How You Are Doing, What to Do This Weekend in Gorham, and Check Yourself with #CampusClear.)
  • October 15 Update (Weekly Stress Management Workshops, Upcoming Flu Shot Clinics, the Navigate USM app, Dean Mondor Wants to Know How Students Are Doing, What to Do This Weekend in Gorham, and Check Yourself with #CampusClear.)

  • October 8 Update (Flu Shot Clinics Announced, Who's Being Tested Next Week, the Passport Initiative, the Navigate USM app, Dean Mondor Wants to Know How Students Are Doing, What to Do This Weekend in Gorham, and Check Yourself with #CampusClear.)

  • October 1 Update (Flu Shot Clinics Announced, Who's Being Tested Next Week, the Passport Initiative, the Navigate USM app, How to Ride the METRO for Free, Dean Mondor Wants to Know How Students Are Doing, and Check Yourself with #CampusClear.)

  • September 24 Update (Who's Being Tested on Monday and Tuesday; What To Do If You're Feeling Sick; Wastewater Sampling Results Are Now Part of the System's Daily Positive Count Updates; Student-Athletes' #MaskUp Video; HR Answers Three Timely Questions; How to Get a Flu Shot at USM; and The Counseling Team's Fall Groups and Workshops)

  • September 17 Update (HR Will Help You Respond to Changing Realities; Who's Being Tested on Monday During Amplified Screening; Expertly Mapped Study Spaces, Zoom Rooms, and Tent Locations; Why Will Wears a Mask; More Outdoor Wi-Fi Service Comes to the Gorham Campus; COVID Classroom Rules; and the #CampusClear App Gains a Following)

  • September 10 Update (Phase Three Testing Explained, COVID Classroom Rules Announced, Husky Fest Goes Virtual for Fall 2020, Wi-Fi Now Available In Tent Near Payson Smith, and Counseling Team Offers Support Groups, Workshops, Tele-Mental Health Appointments)

  • September 3 Update (The New #CampusClear App, Acceptable Face Coverings, What Those Tents Are For, Where to Find Daily Case Counts, The Importance of Watching Your Six and a Video with Student Body President Hannah Qiu)

  • August 27 Update (Campus Zoom Spaces and Staircase Directions, Plus Dean Mondor Shows the Healthy Huskies Way to Get Around Campus, Pro Tips to Be a Better Learner on Brightspace, Zoom, and Sanctions for Hosting, Attending Prohibited Events)

  • August 20 Update (The Healthy Huskies Promise, Costello Sports Complex Reopens, System HR Offers De-Escalation Training and Parking Services Announces Hours, Permit Application Protocols)

  • August 13 Update (UMS Announces Second Round of COVID-19 Testing, USM Dining Mobile Ordering App Now Available, UMS Issues Updated Notice on Face Coverings, Bailey Hall’s Phase I Construction Wraps Up and Sullivan to Reopen with Special Rules)

  • August 6 Update (Student COVID-19 Testing Requirements Announced, University Store Offers Huskies-Branded Masks, Curbside Pickup, Volunteers Needed to Staff Healthy Huskies Welcome Tables and Fall Calendar Change: October 13 Will Be a Day On, Not Off)

  • July 30 Update (Student Fees and Charges Reduced for Fall 2020, COVID-19 Testing To Be Provided On Campus in August, Housing, Move-In Day Updates Announced, Fall Course Modalities Now Available on MaineStreet, Athletics Announces Cancellation of Fall 2020 Competition Schedule and Plans for Cleaning, Sanitizing and Distribution of Face Coverings Announced)