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Date: September 16, 2020 To: University Community From: Office of Human Resources Re: COVID-19 Update 14 Yesterday, we were notified that a staff member who had been tested last week, received a positive result for COVID-19. Upon learning this information, we immediately followed the Florida Department of Health and Centers for Disease Control protocols. We asked the staff member who he/she came in contact with on campus (i.e., worked within 6 feet of an infected person for a prolonged period of time, or at least 15 minutes). Thereafter, we alerted the identified individuals on campus who may have been in contact with the employee

Date: June 27, 2020 To: University Community From: President Jaffus Hardrick Re: COVID-19 Update IX The safety and security of Florida Memorial University remains our top priority. This memorandum is to apprise the University community of two separate COVID-19-related incidents. Yesterday, we were notified that an on-campus employee--who had been self-isolating for the past ten days--has tested positive for COVID-19. Upon learning this information, we immediately followed the Florida Department of Health and Centers for Disease Control protocols and alerted everyone who may have encountered the individual, required them to get tested, and directed them to exercise self-isolation until they received medical clearance. Additionally, the

Date: May 20, 2020 To: Faculty & Staff From: Office of Human Resources Re: FMU Protective Measures for Re-Opening As we begin to reopen our business operations, please review and observe the following protective measures to maintain a healthy work environment. For the safety of the campus community, FMU reserves the right to deny entry or send employees home, especially if one chooses not to comply with established guidance, or if someone displays symptoms of COVID-19. All persons on campus will be required to wear a mask. All visitors will be temperature checked upon entry and employees will have their temperature checked when reporting

Date: May 8, 2020 To: University Community From: President Jaffus Hardrick Re: COVID-19 Emergency Student Relief Fund - Notification Since the passing of the CARES Act, colleges and universities across the country have been working through the complexities of administering these funds as directed by the U.S. Department of Education. Like other institutions, Florida Memorial University’s administration is also working diligently to finalize its application and procedures to release the Emergency Student Relief Funds on or before May 18th. Communication regarding student eligibility and award notifications, will only be sent to your FMU email address. Therefore, to ensure accurate delivery of communications and awards information,

Date: May 5, 2020 To: FMU Students From: Dr. Kelley C. Kimple, Assistant Vice President of Student Affairs Re: COVID-19 Student Memo #5: Follow-Up to Virtual Student Town Hall We hope you were able to tune in for the Virtual Student Town Hall meeting on Thursday, April 30th, Attending College During a Pandemic: What You Need to Know. Just in case, we wanted to provide some of the highlights from the discussion. Please read carefully the information below so that you are well informed of what is expected of you. FMU Email Accounts One of the most important things you need to do is continue

Date: April 27, 2020 To: FMU Students From: Dr. Kelley C. Kimple, Assistant Vice President of Student Affairs Re: COVID-19 Summer Housing, Memo #4 Greetings Students, The end of the semester is drawing near and we hope that you are doing well. We’ve all had to learn new ways to manage both our work and our personal lives during this pandemic. Please remember to wash your hands, practice social distancing, and wear a face mask/covering of both your nose and mouth while in public spaces. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) these precautions will help slow the spread of the virus and help

Date: April 23, 2020 To: FMU Students From: President Jaffus Hardrick Re: COVID-19 Update VIII We are well into both virtual instruction and remote working environments, and I remain deeply appreciative of the Florida Memorial University (FMU) community for how we have all successfully transitioned to virtual operations. Many have dedicated countless hours to ensure that our academic programs and business operations continue to support students. Our Lion Family has demonstrated remarkable strength and resilience through this difficult time. We continue to be blessed that there are no cases of the novel coronavirus on campus. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has recommended wearing cloth

Date: March 25, 2020 To: University Community From: President Jaffus Hardrick Re: COVID-19 Update VII We have completed a full week of remote instruction and I am deeply appreciative of the Florida Memorial University (FMU) community for how we have all worked together so seamlessly during this transition. Many have dedicated countless hours to ensure that our academic programs could continue. I am so proud of our Lion Family. We continue to be blessed that there are no confirmed cases of the coronavirus on campus. Everyone is asked to adhere to the advice of all health organizations to continue to practice safe hygiene, including but

Date: March 20, 2020 To: University Community From: President Jaffus Hardrick Re: COVID-19 Update VI Despite the unanticipated disruption in our way of life this academic year, we owe a debt of gratitude to our faculty and staff who have done an outstanding job in ensuring the academic success of our students. I extend gratitude and thanks for your dedication and commitment to academic excellence and our University. We are blessed and grateful that there are no reported cases of the coronavirus on campus. Everyone is asked to adhere to the advice of all health organizations to continue to practice safe hygiene, including but

Date: March 17, 2020 To: University Community From: President Jaffus Hardrick Re: COVID-19 Update V As we continue to address the challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic, Florida Memorial University (FMU) keeps the well-being of our students, faculty and staff at the forefront of our planning. There are no reported cases of COVID-19 on campus. We continue to monitor the guidance from the World Health Organization, Center for Disease Control, Florida Department of Health and local government officials and are taking significant efforts to mitigate the potential for adverse effects. The University remains open and we will adjust operations as this situation evolves. We

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