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#VaccinatedValencians Receive a Year’s Tuition,...

Tuesday, October 19, 2021 Vaccination against the COVID-19 virus is one of the most effective ways we can protect ourselves and our community, and vaccination statistics show that 19- to 24-year-olds are among the least likely to be vaccinated. To encourage our students to roll up their sleeves and get the shot, Valencia is awarding […]

How the COVID-19 Case Management Team Determines a Quaran...

Thursday, September 16, 2021 Now that many of us have returned to campus, two of the top questions received by our COVID-19 case management team are, “what does close contact mean?” and “how do you determine who will be quarantined?” Learn the answers from COVID Case Manager Tanya Mahan below. “After the COVID-19 case management team learns […]

Introducing #VaccinatedValencians Student Incentive Program

Tuesday, September 14, 2021 To encourage Valencia College students to roll up their sleeves to get vaccinated against COVID-19, the College has launched the #VaccinatedValencians Student Incentive Program. For the fall semester, all Valencia students* will be entered in two drawings (Friday, October 1 and Friday, November 12, 2021). If their name is chosen** and […]

Ask Nurse Jessica: Frequently Asked Questions About COVID-19

Tuesday, August 31, 2021 A Message from Jessica Johnson, UnitedHealthcare Nurse Liaison  Welcome to my monthly column, Ask Nurse Jessica. Since joining Valencia College as your full-time UnitedHealthcare (UHC) nurse liaison, I’ve received numerous questions about how I can help you and your family make better healthcare decisions, provide support and clarification on UHC benefits; demonstrate how […]

Where to Get the COVID-19 Vaccine

Monday, August 2, 2021 The time to be vaccinated is today, and Valencia College’s Conditions to Reopen team strongly encourages you to do so as a measure to protect yourself and others. The COVID-19 vaccination prevents severe illness, hospitalizations and death, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Fortunately, COVID-19 vaccines are now widely […]

COVID-19 Vaccination Update

Tuesday, June 29, 2021 A Message from Paul Rooney, Assistant Vice President, Operations The Florida Division of Emergency Management has reopened its small mobile vaccination site on West Campus in Lot F. Dates: Daily  Time: 8 a.m. – 7 p.m. (while supplies last) Location: West Campus, Lot F This mobile vaccination site is administering first and second […]

COVID-19 Vaccination Update

The new Florida Division of Emergency Management mobile vaccination site on West Campus in Lot F.  Tuesday, June 1, 2021 A Message from Paul Rooney, Assistant Vice President, Operations Opportunities for vaccinations are available on our Osceola, Poinciana and West Campuses. West Campus The West Campus/FEMA COVID site closed on Tuesday, May 25, 2021, after vaccinating more than 200,000 […]

COVID-19 Vaccination Update

Monday, May 17, 2021 A Message from Paul Rooney, Assistant Vice President, Operations The final day that the West Campus state/FEMA COVID site will administer vaccines is Tuesday, May 25, 2021. FEMA is administering the Johnson & Johnson single-dose vaccine to people 18 years and older for all first doses. Individuals who have already received a first dose of the […]

Masks Still Required on Valencia College Campuses

Friday, May 14, 2021 The College is aware of the University of Central Florida’s relaxed mask guidance and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) new mask guidance for fully vaccinated people. Valencia College’s Conditions to Reopen team is meeting and will consult our planning partner, Orlando Health, about the revised CDC guidance and discuss […]

Nursing Students and Faculty Assist With Vaccination Effort

Wednesday, May 12, 2021 A Message from Terri Graham, Interim President, West and Downtown Campuses Valencia College nursing students and faculty are doing their part to help local efforts to get as many Floridians vaccinated as quickly as possible. Between Tuesday, April 20 and Tuesday, May 4, 2021, 42 nursing students and nine faculty members […]