Articles by Jonah Miller

04/27/22 12:23am
A total of 304 community members tested positive for COVID-19 last week — down 479 from the week before — during the five-day period when indoor masks were required in public spaces. 
04/25/22 12:07am
The change in COVID-19 masking policy came five days after Penn and the City of Philadelphia began enforcing an indoor mask mandate in non-classroom settings.
04/20/22 9:10am
Administrators wrote on the COVID-19 Dashboard that new transmissions continue to be primarily associated with social gatherings, such as parties, and household exposures. 
04/13/22 11:59pm
Chief Wellness Officer Benoit Dubé told The Daily Pennsylvanian that the decision to reinstall the indoor mask mandate is simply a response to a trend.
04/13/22 8:40pm
Executive Director for Public Health and Wellbeing Ashlee Halbritter also said that Penn is preparing an isolation housing portfolio expansion by using additional University-owned properties and apartments.
04/12/22 2:02am
The reinstatement of the mandate will take effect on April 18 to give businesses a one-week “educational period” to adjust. Penn has not yet announced plans to reintroduce indoor masking. 
04/08/22 1:41am
Sleep Well hosts the seven-week “Refresh” program, and under Sex Well, students can enroll in a six-week “Penn’s Declassified Sex Survival Guide” program. 
04/06/22 12:38am
Chief Wellness Officer Benoit Dubé told The Daily Pennsylvanian that contact tracing efforts show that transmission remains heavily associated with social gatherings, such as formals, galas, and parties.
03/31/22 2:19am
Wellness at Penn is one of only six college health centers nationwide awarded the distinction of LGBTQ+ Healthcare Equality Leader for 2022.
03/30/22 2:57am
Administrators wrote that the COVID-19 Dashboard reflects that “transmission remains primarily associated with social gatherings,” such as formals and galas.
03/29/22 12:52am
Following encouraging feedback from former participants, Campus Health has decided to bring back “Sleep Well” and “Sex Well," two popular self-help programs, for a second cohort this semester.
03/24/22 7:42pm
Chief Wellness Officer Benoit Dubé told The Daily Pennsylvanian that the decision was implemented following consultations with “student and faculty stakeholders on campus.”
03/15/22 12:54pm
Community members will no longer be required to wear a mask in athletic facilities, libraries, residential halls, and dining halls.
03/13/22 11:37pm
Chief Wellness Officer Benoit Dubé told the DP that the University is working in conjunction with the City of Philadelphia to determine whether it is safe to reverse the mask mandate.
03/02/22 11:42pm
Effective immediately, masks are no longer required indoors, with exceptions for the “higher-risk” settings of schools, healthcare institutions, congregate settings, and public transportation. 
03/01/22 11:58pm
The University will extend the deadline to Mar. 14 for those who are eligible for a booster shot to upload their information.
02/15/22 11:30pm
In response to the favorable trends across the Penn community, particularly undergraduates, the University announced that indoor social gatherings and event registration can resume.
02/09/22 7:42pm
With positive COVID-19 cases among undergraduate students continuing to soar, more students than ever need advice on what to do after receiving a positive test result.
02/09/22 7:36pm
A total of 757 community members tested positive for COVID-19 during the week of Jan. 30 to Feb. 5 — continuing a three-week increasing trend.
02/04/22 12:22am
Students who report their positive test can expect instant information and answers from PennOpen Pass and will automatically be put on the Penn Wellness team’s radar.
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