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COVID-19: Stories, Insights, Expertise

Whether you're a community member, one of our alumni, or a University of Minnesota student, here you’ll find stories, insights, and expertise to support you during the COVID-19 crisis.

COVID-19 Updates

For the latest Covid-19 updates for students, faculty, and staff, visit our Safe Campus page.

COVID-19 Clinical Trials

Sign up and learn about trials of drugs for COVID-19 treatments by University of Minnesota physicians. Learn the facts about testing for the virus that causes COVID-19.

Donate to Covid-19 relief funds

The U of M has a number of ways you can contribute COVID-19 relief to our students and front-line medical personnel. Give.

students producing n95 masks

Students step up to produce masks for hospitals

With N95 masks in short supply, University of Minnesota students answer the call.
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University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
06/30/2020
Carrie Neerland

Talking COVID-19 for new and expecting mothers with U of M

Carrie Neerland in the School of Nursing explains how new and expecting mothers can navigate pregnancy during COVID-19.
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University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
06/30/2020
A frame showing Goldycraft's recreation of Coffman Union in color.

Students create a virtual campus tour

Goldycraft, their new server, has already recreated the East Bank area.
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University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
06/30/2020
A student models the medium blue, translucent gown.

Students design disposable gowns

The garments help fill an urgent need for health workers.
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University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
06/30/2020

COVID-19 Podcasts

Health in All Matters

Listen to episodes from the School of Public Health's weekly podcast series "COVID-19: When a pandemic sweeps the modern world."

Listen to the Podcasts

CIDRAP COVID-19 Podcast

From "How We Got Here" to "Smart Testing," listen to all of the timely podcasts from the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy.

Listen to the Podcasts

In the News

Experts

U of M experts offer insights, expertise, and support during the COVID-19 pandemic. Here are just some of the faculty and staff involved in these efforts.

Supporting You and Your Community

The U of M offers resources to support the well-being of individuals, families, and communities during this challenging time.

  • Diagram of the different cuts of beef

    Having a variety of meat cuts on hand is a convenience that can save your family money. To help you know what you’re getting when buying meat in bulk through a local farmer or butcher, U of M Extension's livestock team has created charts for beef, pork, and lamb.

  • farmer resources for COVID-19

    COVID-19 identification, virology, and transmission; keeping workers, families, and rural communities safe; what ag producers need to know; resources in English and Spanish.

  • Illustration of woman in fetal position with long flowing hair and sad expression

    Health and well-being resources for health professionals, business leaders, students, and members of all communities.

  • Man walking in field during dusk

    Dealing with stress; supporting food security; managing income loss; helping farmers; leading communities online.

  • Ribbon-like red sculpture on U of M campus

    Kid-friendly activities, virtual WAM exhibit tours, livestream studio visits.

We are #UMNproud

Share your #UMNproud moments during this challenging time helps to remind us of the strength and resilience of the University of Minnesota community.

Educational Videos

Alternate Care Sites Introduction Video

A new way for local communities to provide care, in a non-hospital setting, for those who become ill during the COVID-19 pandemic. View flyer for staff and volunteers.

Earn CEU/CPH Recertification Credit

Don’t Kid with Covid-19

How you can prevent the spread of COVID-19. Short videos from M Health Fairview.

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