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KN-95 mask distributions continue throughout semester, masks available at Public Safety

KN-95 mask distributions continue throughout semester, masks available at Public Safety

Harry Stine, Contributing Writer February 18, 2022

Northern Michigan University will conduct KN-95 mask distributions throughout the Winter 2022 semester to maintain COVID-19 safety protocols to keep omicron cases down.  Chief Michael Bath of the NMU...

COVID-19 cases are low at NMU at the beginning of the winter semester - graphic

Marquette area sees decrease in COVID cases, free KN95 masks for public

Dreyma Beronja, News Editor February 3, 2022

After a surge of COVID cases spiking since the return from winter break, Dr. Bob Lorinser, medical director for Marquette County Health Department, reports that cases are now decreasing in the area. "The...

COVID on campus: how NMU is handling the omicron variant

COVID on campus: how NMU is handling the omicron variant

Dreyma Beronja, News Editor January 27, 2022

Northern Michigan University's Winter 2022 semester began two days late and did not hold in-person classes until the following week. This was in large part due to the rising cases of COVID with the omicron...

Editorial—Omicron safety in a new semester

Editorial—Omicron safety in a new semester

North Wind Staff January 22, 2022
According to NMU’s Safe on Campus Dashboard, Winter 2022 COVID-19 cases are already going to pass the Fall 2021 total cases. We aren’t even two weeks in.
NEW MANDATES—As Omicron variant cases rise, NMU along with others across the U.S. are now switching to wear the safer mask choice of N95 or KN95 to prevent the spread of COVID-19. NMU is requiring anyone on campus to wear the N95 or KN95.

In-person classes: staying safe or taking a risk

Dreyma Beronja and Ayanna Allen, News Editor and Staff Writer January 19, 2022

Northern Michigan University delayed in-person classes the first week of the semester due to a lack of proper mask supplies. Now only a week later, campus opens back up and classes go back in-person.  However,...

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