Thank you to healthcare providers

As we continue our incredible work related to COVID-19, let me take a moment to say thank you.  I could not be more proud, nor more inspired, by what we do across the VCU Health System every day—and now more than ever.

VCU researchers begin clinical trials on investigational drug therapy for COVID-19

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March 24, 2020 Dear VCU and VCU Health colleagues, We are proud to share that VCU researchers have started two clinical trials on a potential, experimental treatment for COVID-19. Dr. Arun Sanyal, professor in the Department of Internal Medicine in the VCU School of Medicine and a liver specialist and gastroenterologist at VCU Health, is leading […]

Flattening the curve

Though your college experience should be enjoyable and engaging, now is not the time for social gatherings. Now is the time to protect yourself and each other. Now is the time for social distancing, even if you’re asymptomatic and even if you don’t feel at risk personally because you’re young and healthy. We’re in this together. Let’s take care of each other.

Major COVID-19 announcements: remote classes, housing, refunds, commencement, teleworking

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To the University Community, We all feel the loss of leading our normal lives for reasons that are beyond anyone’s control. We are in the midst of this unprecedented life-threatening situation, where there are no easy decisions or solutions. Our first obligation is, and will continue to be, to ensure your health and safety as […]

Representing the very best in higher education, healthcare, and humankind

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Dear VCU and VCU Health community, As we face uncertainty together in the weeks ahead, it is more important than ever that we continue our commitments to each other and to those we serve. I am proud of the ways we have come together, and want to personally acknowledge your extraordinary efforts in this video message from […]

COVID-19 update: confirmed case

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Dear VCU and VCU Health System Community, We have been informed that a person who attended a program at VCU’s Larrick Center on March 5 and 6 recently tested positive for the novel coronavirus COVID-19. The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) reports that the individual, who is not a VCU, VCUHS employee or a student, […]