Viruses are Difficult to Kill: Pharmacy Faculty Discuss Treatments Related to COVID-19
April 3, 2020
Professors Jeff Kyle and Howard Hendrickson in Samford's McWhorter School of Pharmacy provide insight into treatments available for COVID-19 as well as the development of a vaccine for the virus, SARS-CoV-2. 
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Beeson Divinity students help to meet needs of Midfield community during COVID-19 crisis
April 2, 2020
Beeson Divinity student David Austin opens church in Midfield to provide food to low-income families during COVID-19 pandemic.  
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Samford Employees Join Birmingham Sewing Community to Provide Protection for Health Care Workers
April 1, 2020
The skilled hands that usually oversee the costume shop in Samford’s Department of Theatre and Dance are among the many using sewing skills to help serve those fighting on the frontlines of the coronavirus pandemic. 
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Creating an Ergonomic Home Office Space
March 31, 2020
While working from home might come with many things to love – extra time with your furry friends and a nonexistent commute – your make shift home office might not be doing your posture any favors. As the work from home environment becomes your new normal, you, and your back, might find yourself missing your ergonomic office chair. 
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Around the World: Beeson alumni respond to COVID-19
March 27, 2020
Life and ministry in the age of COVID-19 is giving communities and people in almost every corner of our world a shared experience like never before. Beeson alumni are serving all over the globe, navigating similar challenges related to COVID-19. Though the cultures, locations, languages and ministry settings are different, our Beeson extended family is working to serve others well, meet the needs of their communities as best they can and continue in the labor of gospel ministry as they face unforeseen and unprecedented circumstances. 
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God, Liturgy, and the Coronavirus
March 26, 2020
Ben Jefferies joins Gerald McDermott for a conversation about the current coronavirus situation.  
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College of Health Sciences Donates Protective Equipment to Local Hospitals
March 20, 2020
Samford University's College of Health Sciences had the opportunity to donate supplies after local hospitals sent a request, expressing the criteria need for personal protective equipment. 
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A Conversation with Dr. Westmoreland
March 20, 2020
University President Andrew Westmoreland discusses how the Samford community is working together to solve challenges amidst the coronavirus outbreak. 
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Asthma and Coronavirus: What Individuals with Asthma Need to Know
March 20, 2020
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), some individuals may be at higher risk for severe cases of coronavirus (COVID-19). Because COVID-19 is a respiratory illness that can affect the upper and lower airways, those who suffer from asthma are included in the higher risk category. 
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Telehealth Helps Fight the Coronavirus Pandemic
March 20, 2020
Telehealth services were recently expanded for Medicare beneficiaries. Telehealth is the use of telecommunication devices to provide health care delivery. For many health care facilities, this expansion will allow the continuation of care for routine doctor’s office visitors while reducing the risk of exposure to COVID-19. 
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Community Health and Coronavirus: How to Protect Yourself and Those Around You
March 20, 2020
The outbreak of the coronavirus (COVID-19) has stimulated unprecedented conditions for health care workers. As members of the health care workforce attempt to serve their patients, they risk exposure, but there are collaborative efforts that we can take to protect one another and prevent the spread of COVID-19. 
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Coronavirus Update: A Message from Samford University President Andrew Westmoreland
March 19, 2020
Samford University President Andrew Westmoreland shares reflections with our campus community. 
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Samford Professor Creates COVID-19 Data Dashboard for State, Students
March 18, 2020
Geography professor Jonathan Fleming created the geographic information systems (GIS) project and updates it several times each day using data from multiple sources, including Johns Hopkins University, Alabama Department of Health, and the Centers for Disease Control’s Social Vulnerability index (SVI). 
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Coronavirus: Social Work Faculty Emphasizes the Importance of Preparedness
March 3, 2020
Lisa Baker, professor and chair of Samford's Department of Social Work, shares how general principles of emergency preparedness can be applicable to disease outbreak, including the current coronavirus pandemic, by following three basic steps: Be aware. Make a plan, and assemble a kit.  
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Coronavirus: Public Health Faculty Explains its Scope and Severity
February 11, 2020
While the World Health Organization has declared the 2019 novel coronavirus a “public health emergency of international concern,” Rachel Casiday, an associate professor in Samford University’s School of Public Health, says it’s important to note that the risk to residents of the United States is still considered low. 
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