Can schoolchildren be tested regularly for COVID? USC study explores challenges

Can schools handle the challenge of testing all students and staff for COVID-19?

It depends on which stakeholder you ask. A group of USC researchers conducted interviews in nine Los Angeles County school districts. The information was collected from focus groups Read More »

January 12th, 2022|Announcements, COVID-19, Keck Net Intranet|

Employees’ pandemic work honored with monuments representing USC’s Presidential Medallion

In recognition of the extraordinary work of the university’s employees during the COVID-19 pandemic, four monuments are being placed around USC in honor of the unprecedented award.

The pedestal monuments represent the presentation of the 2021 Presidential Medallion to all Read More »

January 3rd, 2022|Announcements, COVID-19, Keck Net Intranet|

COVID-19 safety precautions a doctor, respiratory therapist and nurse are taking this holiday season

The holidays are quickly approaching, and with them, opportunities to socialize, shop, and visit bars and restaurants. We asked a Keck Medicine of USC doctor, respiratory therapist and nurse what holiday activities they feel comfortable with this year.

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December 20th, 2021|Announcements, COVID-19, Keck Net Intranet|

For cochlear implant users, the music plays on in spite of the pandemic

Among the countless areas disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic, music was certainly among those most affected. Bands and music groups could no longer meet to rehearse, live music was canceled for more than a year, and physical sales of albums Read More »

December 14th, 2021|Announcements, COVID-19, Keck Net Intranet|

Hesitancy plays increasing role in vaccine coverage disparities despite wide availability

Despite widespread access, there are still wide discrepancies in COVID-19 vaccine coverage in communities across the U.S. Researchers with the USC Schaeffer Center for Health Policy & Economics and Johns Hopkins University assessed the relationship between county COVID-19 vaccination rates Read More »

November 2nd, 2021|Announcements, COVID-19, Keck Net Intranet|