Important COVID-19 information for the CHSU campus community, visitors and guests.
CHSU is closely monitoring the COVID-19 pandemic and guidance from federal, state, local governments, in addition to our accrediting and licensing bodies.
This webpage provides regular updates and instructions for COVID-19 protocols. The University has published CHSU COVID-19 Prevention Program guides for employees and students to provide a central location for the most recent policies and procedures for CHSU COVID-19 information.
CHSU’s Response to covid-19
The President’s Executive Council at California Health Sciences University (“CHSU” or “University”) is serving as the task force to monitor the COVID-19 pandemic and guidance from federal, state, local governments, in addition to our accrediting and licensing bodies.
Members of the President’s Executive Council include: Florence Dunn, Brian Kim, JD, John Graneto, DO, Mark Okamoto, PharmD, Jimmy Dunn, Richele Kleiser, Carlita Romero-Begley, PHR, SHMR-CP, Tanya Bohorquez, CPA, Joshua Prober, JD, and Kathleen Haeberle.
Employees and Students may check the CHSU website for regular updates and monitor their CHSU email accounts closely for more information and instructions. In addition, the University has published two documents, named the CHSU COVID-19 Prevention Program for Employees and CHSU COVID-19 Prevention Program for Students to provide a central location for the most recent policies and procedures for CHSU COVID-19 information. Those two documents update all prior communications from the University regarding COVID-19.
It is important to acknowledge that recommendations related to the COVID-19 pandemic are fluid and changing. In alignment with current guidance, including the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), and appropriate federal, state and local agency recommendations, CHSU has and will be taking actions notated within the CHSU COVID-19 Prevention Program to keep our campus community safe and informed. The CHSU COVID-19 Prevention Program will be updated by the University President’s Executive Council as new information and guidance becomes available.
Covid-19 Vaccine Information
CHSU encourages widespread and early COVID-19 vaccination of all eligible individuals to help ensure the health of the community.
In the interest of maintaining the health and safety of students, employees, guests, and all members of our campus community, CHSU intends to require faculty, staff and students who are accessing campus facilities at any University location to be immunized against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19 by September 30, 2021. Details can be found in the CHSU COVID-19 Prevention Program for Employees and Students guides.
Providing education and encouragement to our administration, faculty, staff and students to receive their COVID vaccine is a high priority and will help ensure we are safer as a campus community.
The CDC has release new guidelines for those who have been fully vaccinated. Learn more https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/vaccines/fully-vaccinated.html
Our federal, state, and local public health officials offer great resources to learn more about COVID vaccine eligibility and education about the vaccine. Please reference the important resources below, which are valid as of the date this is sent and may change over time. We also encourage all members of our community to consult their pharmacist and/or healthcare provide to learn more about vaccine safety and eligibility.
Fresno County COVID-19 Vaccine Information
California Department of Public Health COVID-19 Vaccines
California Department of Public Health COVID-19 Vaccine: find out if it’s your turn
CDC COVID-19 Vaccine Information
CDC Benefits of Getting COVID-19 Vaccines
CDC Myths and Facts about COVID-19 Vaccines
CDC Frequently Asked Questions about COVID-19 Vaccination
FDA Emergency Use Authorization for COVID-19 Vaccines
CDC Guidelines When You’ve Been Fully Vaccinated
- Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
- CDC Stay Up to Date with Your COVID-19 Vaccines
- CDC Travel Information
- CDC After Travel Precautions
- CDC Stop the Spread of Germs
- World Health Organization (WHO)