University of Charleston

Importance of the Vaccine

Dr. Sherri Young, Executive Director of the Kanawha-Charleston Health Department is an authority on what it takes to keep our community safe. In this video, she discusses why it’s important to get vaccinated and answers some frequently asked questions about the vaccine.


As referenced in our Fall 2021 Back to Campus Plan, here are some important resources for support, information, and awareness:

For Students, Faculty and Staff: 

The University is partnering with the Charleston Area Medical Center (CAMC) for COVID-19 related telemedicine, urgent care, emergency care, hospitalization, and other services. CAMC Emergency services at Memorial Hospital are less than one mile from campus at 3200 MacCorkle Ave SE, Charleston, WV 25304. A MedExpress Urgent Care facility is located three (3) miles from campus at 5430 MacCorkle Ave SE, Charleston, WV 25304, telephone 304-925-3627.

Charleston Area Medical Center  https://www.camc.org/coronavirus-covid-19

University of Charleston Immunization Policy

US/National Information Resources

Finding a Vaccine Near You:

Vaccines.gov https://www.vaccines.gov/search/

COVID Information from the Centers for Disease Control (Including symptoms of COVID-19, people at increased risk, and information for colleges, universities and higher learning): Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) | CDC

 

West Virginia Resources

Kanawha Charleston Health Department: http://kchdwv.org/

WV Office of the Governor: https://governor.wv.gov/Pages/default.aspx

WV Department of Health & Human Resources:   https://dhhr.wv.gov/COVID-19/Pages/default.aspx

 

Higher Education Resources

Chronicle of Higher Education: https://www.chronicle.com/blogs/live-coronavirus-updates/heres-a-list-of-colleges-that-will-require-students-to-be-vaccinated-against-covid-19

American College Health Association: https://www.acha.org/ACHA/Resources/Topics/2019_Novel_Coronavirus_2019-nCoV.aspx

ACHA Recommendation for Vaccine Requirements: https://www.acha.org/ACHA/About/ACHA_News/ACHA_Recommends_COVID-19_Vaccination_Requirements_for_Fall_2021.aspx

WV Higher Education Policy Commission:  https://www.wvhepc.edu/coronavirus/

 

To reach a specific University of Charleston department, here is a list of direct numbers and emails:

 

To order a transcript (for UC or Mountain State University)  www.studentclearinghouse.org

Please note that the Bookstores in Charleston and Beckley are closed at this time. You can still visit us remotely at http://eagleshop.ucwv.edu/home.

 

Here are a few employee & external service emails for your quick reference:

 

To reach an individual not listed here, please visit our campus directory to find the office or person you need:

Campus Directory