The School of Public Health (SPH) and U of M are closely monitoring the COVID-19 outbreak and aligning our actions with Minnesota Department of Health (MDH), CDC, and WHO recommendations.

Below you will find resources for University of Minnesota students, faculty, staff, and other employees as well as School of Public Health-specific information.

UMN Updates

Safe Campus
The best up-to-date resource for UMN system-wide information on COVID-19 infections and action.

UMN COVID-19: Stories, Insights, Expertise

SPH-Specific Updates

SPH Intranet (x.500 required)
This page has SPH-specific information for students, faculty, and staff.


Learn how SPH students, alumni, faculty, and staff are tackling the COVID-19 pandemic.

Michael Osterholm

Media Coverage

Faculty experts in the media bring clarity and scientific knowledge to a range of topics critical to understanding and managing the COVID-19 pandemic.

Science and Research

See our collection of COVID-19 related science and research stories.

Upcoming Events

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More COVID-19 Resources

CIDRAP Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resource Center
This site at CIDRAP (Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy) tracks and analyzes COVID-19 reports and global news and provides valuable resources.

Johns Hopkins University dashboard of COVID-19 infections
This is the definitive source for following global cases of COVID-19 (2019-nCoV) and monitoring trends.

health in all matters podcast - when a pandemic sweeps the modern worldHealth in All Matters Podcast

Listen for clarity, perspective, and facts about the COVID-19 pandemic as our new weekly podcast tackles:

  • medical system overload,
  • daily life in a pandemic,
  • loneliness and mental health,
  • health disparities,
  • and other timely topics.

Media Contacts

Sarah Bjorkman, SPH Director of Communications

Katie Ousley, U of M Public Relations Consultant

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