COVID-19 Checkup


October 8, 2020

SHSU Community,

Just like everything else this year, the holidays are sure to look a little different. If you are wondering what to do for Halloween and upcoming traditional family celebrations, the Centers for Disease Control recently issued its first guidance for celebrating holidays during the coronavirus pandemic.

Want to still gather together with a close group of family or friends? Go outside and have a picnic. Studies have proven that being outdoors is not only good for your physical health, but for your mental health as well. So, grab some blankets and don’t forget the hand sanitizer and read tips on the best way to picnic in the age of Coronavirus.

COVID Conversations

In the latest segment of COVID Conversations, Drew Miller answers your questions submitted to The goal of this platform is to provide clarity on how our campus community is navigating the pandemic. Faculty, staff and students are encouraged to submit their pandemic-related questions to

In case you missed it, SHSU’s team of experts, Dr. Candace Walkley, assistant professor, Internal Medicine and Pediatrics and her colleagues at the College of Osteopathic Medicine, have developed informative COVID presentations and resources specifically targeting the information needs of SHSU faculty.

COVID-19 Updates

Confirmed cases of COVID-19 are added to the university’s dashboard every Monday through Friday, at approximately 4:30 p.m. To see the current number of cases, visit Dashboard Updates.

Huntsville Memorial Hospital is providing students FREE symptomatic and asymptomatic testing on campus, every Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Specific testing information can be found on the SHC or Restart 2020 sites.

COVID-19 Resources


Since COVID-19 information seems to change on a daily basis, please refer to official university sources for the most accurate information. For the most current information, visit the Restart 2020 website daily.

COVID-19 Work Group

Drew Miller Student Affairs
Brian Loft Academic Affairs
Robert Williams Health Center
Joellen Tipton Residence Life
Ann Theodori SAM Center
Stephanie Knific Marketing & Communications
Rachel Shorter Tech/Desktop Services
Dustin LeNorman Athletics
Matt Roberts Facilities Services
Rhonda Beassie Human Resources
Candace Walkley College of Osteopathic Medicine
Erica Bumpurs Health Center
Mary-Katherine Breen Academic Success Center
Wayne Barrett College of Arts & Media
Anne Gaillard Biology/College of Science & Engineering Technology
Steve Jeter Public Safety
Ad Hoc Members
Jerrell Sherman Dean of Students Office
Jessica Smith Human Resources
Rachel Valle Student Activities
Clint Lockwood Enrollment Management
Terry Blaylock Client Services
Kristy Vienne Auxiliary Services
Bill Angrove SHSU Online
Julie Schwab Provost's Office