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Valencia Employees Show Vaccine Pride

Tuesday, April 27, 2021 Valencia College employees recently showed their pride as many took photos after receiving their COVID-19 vaccination, all in an effort to stay healthy during the pandemic. Many received their shots at the state/FEMA site, a mass vaccination center located on our West Campus. Watch a video of our employees showing off their vaccination pride.

COVID-19 Vaccination Update

Tuesday, April 27, 2021 A Message from Paul Rooney, Assistant Vice President, Operations West Campus  The West Campus state/FEMA COVID site is again administering the Johnson & Johnson single-dose vaccine to people 18 years and older. This is the only vaccination offered for first doses. Individuals who have already received a first dose of the Pfizer vaccine will […]

COVID-19 Vaccination Update

Tuesday, April 20, 2021 A Message from Paul Rooney, Assistant Vice President, Operations The West Campus state/FEMA COVID site is now administering both first and second doses of the Pfizer vaccine. Additionally, the Florida Department of Health will bring its mobile vaccination bus to Osceola and Poinciana Campuses to vaccinate Valencia College employees and students, as well as community […]

COVID-19 Vaccination Update

Tuesday, April 13, 2021 A Message from Paul Rooney, Assistant Vice President, Operations As you may have heard, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has recommended a pause in the use of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine — out of an abundance of caution — as it investigates six reported U.S. cases of a rare type of blood clot […]

COVID Vaccinated? Share Your Photos to Celebrate

Tuesday, April 13, 2021 Since receiving news that our employees were made eligible to receive the vaccine at our West Campus state/FEMA COVID site, many of us have jumped at the chance to be immunized at the federal site and elsewhere. And some of us even had photos taken of this important health event. . […]

Valencia Recognized for Efforts to Keep Students...

Tuesday, April 13, 2021 COVID-19 has had a tremendous impact across all institutions of higher education, and community colleges are no exception. One effect of the pandemic has been a dip in enrollment, which has affected institutions’ ability to conduct business. Valencia College, however, has managed to keep its enrollment numbers healthy, and this feat […]

Downtown Campus COVID-19 Mobile Vaccine Site Available...

Wednesday, April 14, 2021 Update: This event has been canceled.  Wednesday, April 7, 2021 A Message from Terri Graham, Interim President, West and Downtown Campuses A state mobile vaccine unit will be on the Downtown Campus on Wednesday, April 14, 2021, from 10 a.m – 7 p.m. or until vaccines are all distributed. The unit will […]

COVID-19 Vaccination Update

Tuesday, April 6, 2021 A Message from Paul Rooney, Assistant Vice President, Operations The West Campus state/FEMA COVID site is now administering the Johnson & Johnson single-dose vaccine to people 18 years and older. All federally operated vaccination sites in the state, including Valencia’s, have switched to the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. Individuals who have already received […]

COVID-19 Vaccination Update

Tuesday, March 30, 2021 A Message from Paul Rooney, Assistant Vice President, Operations The West Campus state/FEMA COVID vaccination site will remain open until Wednesday May 26, 2021, four weeks longer than originally planned. The site is now offering vaccinations for persons 40 years and older. Starting Monday, April 5, 2021, the site will offer […]

Vaccination Site Update; Paid Leave Offered for COVID Vac...

Thursday, March 25, 2021 A Message from Paul Rooney, Assistant Vice President, Operations, and Amy Bosley, Vice President, Organizational Development and Human Resources We are excited to announce that the West Campus state/FEMA COVID vaccination site will offer vaccines for persons 40 years and older starting Monday, March 29, 2021, and for persons 18 years and […]