As the COVID-19 Delta variant spreads and infection rates surge in New Jersey, Rutgers faculty and staff have been helping to improve vaccination rates in hard-hit areas.
Student Volunteers Are Essential to Rutgers’ COVID-19 Testing Strategy
Watch a time-lapse video of Rutgers students assembling COVID-19 testing kits, part of a volunteer effort organized by the Rutgers Global Health Institute Student Council. Plus, find out how you can help.
Student-Produced Videos Offer Practical COVID-19 Guidance
“Masks?” and “Mental Health” are the first two videos in a COVID-19 educational series being produced by the Rutgers Global Health Institute Student Council. Leading the project—and combining her passions, medicine and the arts—is committee co-chair Laura Palm, a medical school graduate and current doctoral student at Mason Gross School of the Arts.
Student Council Supports Local Health Workers and Residents
A campaign led by graduate student Jack Hemphill is underway to collect, produce, and donate items that are in short supply during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Rutgers Global Health Institute Student Council is responding to urgent local needs, such as PPE for health workers as well as food and personal hygiene products for community members.