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June 26, 2020

FinnU to Resume On-Campus Visits

Starting on Monday, June 29, 2020, Finlandia University will resume on-campus visits to prospective students and their families on a limited basis. Virtual visits will continue to be an option, and may be encouraged depending on visitor status (health, location of residence, method of travel, etc.). Finlandia asks visitors that have been in contact with anyone that has tested positive for COVID-19, have traveled internationally two weeks prior to their campus visit, or are experiencing any COVID-19 symptoms visit virtually [...]

March 23, 2020

Finlandia University Coronavirus Response Update March 23, 2020

March 23, 2020 Covid-19 Update

Governor Whitmer issued the “Stay Home, Stay Safe” Executive Order this morning, March 23, to temporarily suspend activities that are not necessary to sustain or protect lives.

With that, the Department of Homeland Security guidance for “Essential Critical Infrastructure Workforce” includes: “Educators supporting public and private K-12 schools, colleges, and universities for purposes of facilitating distance learning or performing other essential functions, if operating under rules for social distancing.”

The following emergency response changes take effect [...]

March 19, 2020

Updated COVID-19 Coverage through MESSA for FinnU Employees

See below the message from MESSA regarding COVID-19 Coverage.

Dear MESSA member:

During this uncertain time, we want to make sure you have the best health care possible. To that end, MESSA has taken the following steps to ensure access to care for all MESSA members and their covered dependents:

MESSA will fully cover medically necessary testing and treatment for COVID-19 for all MESSA members and their covered dependents. You will not have to pay a deductible, copayment or coinsurance. MESSA will fully [...]

March 17, 2020

Finlandia University Coronavirus Response Update March 17, 2020

March 17, 2020 COVID-19 Update

Finlandia continues to monitor the spread of COVID-19 and respond to announcements and information from local, state and federal agencies. The most recent update from the Governor’s Office can be found at https://www.michigan.gov/coronavirus/.

Personal Care and Notification

All higher risk faculty and staff are encouraged to seek potential arrangements to work remotely. This request can be made to your individual supervisor and the Office of Human Resources at (906) 487-7339 or alyson.delandsheer@finlandia.edu. Human Resources has created [...]

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March 12, 2020

Finlandia University Coronavirus Response President’s Update March 12, 2020

Please see the message from President Philip Johnson below regarding recent updates on Finlandia’s Coronavirus Action Plan.

Finlandia Community,

The spread of COVID-19 is a serious concern for all of us. Earlier communication with the campus has provided information for how we, together, can do our part to limit its impact on our campus and in our community. Even though the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) continue to advise that the probability of serious illness remains low for most people, we need [...]

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