Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
We are excited with plans for a full, in-person WNE experience for the fall 2021 semester. Our goal is to provide vibrant and rewarding curricular and co-curricular experiences, while continuing key strategies to prevent the spread of COVID-19 on our campus.
COVID-19 vaccination remains the most effective way to control the pandemic and keep our community safe. Fortunately, we are anticipating a high vaccination rate across campus. Our Fall 2021 plan provides a multi-layered approach that supports WNE’s vaccination Requirement to ensure a safe semester ahead for all...
Below is the reporting on Western New England University COVID-19 cases, testing, quarantines, and recovered cases. Data is updated as it becomes available and is indicated with each statistic.
If you have any questions or concerns regarding this COVID-19 Dashboard or the University COVID-19 response, please contact the Golden Bear COVID-19 Helpdesk at 413-782-1321, Monday-Friday from 8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Student Health Guidelines
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is closely monitoring an outbreak of respiratory illness caused by a novel (new) coronavirus first identified in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China. Western New England University is following the guidance and recommendations from the CDC and Massachusetts DPH. Health Services has a comprehensive plan in place. We are monitoring developments closely and are proactively taking the appropriate steps and measures to maximize prevention, minimize risk, and ensure that we are prepared to respond. The health and safety of our students, employees, and community is our highest priority.
State, National, and International Resources
• The CDC website
• World Health Organization
• Massachusetts Department of Public Health
• CDC Prevention & Treatment
• Coronavirus vs. the Flu
• Stigma & Coronavirus
• CDC: Enhanced Screening Procedures
• CDC: Spring Break Travel
• CDC: Health information
• US State Department
• US State Department Smart Travel Enrollment Program