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Warhawk update on COVID-19

Published March 16, 2020

Dear Warhawk community,

ULM administration and staff are working diligently to provide you with current information regarding COVID-19.

  • The Office of Marketing and Communications is gathering questions from students and will release an FAQ document on Tuesday, March 17.
  • ULM faculty are aggressively working to move courses and labs online. Please be patient as all coursework moves from face-to-face to distance learning. 
  • Your health, safety and well-being are the top priority. If you begin to feel ill, go to the ULM Health Clinic or your family doctor. 

Help at a stressful time

The COVID-19 health emergency may lead to stress, anxiety and depression. It is important to take care of yourself if you are experiencing mental or emotional issues at this time.

The ULM Counseling Center offers free counseling services available to all students.

Marriage and Family Therapy and Counseling faculty have also offered their services for students seeking counseling. Please reach out to the following faculty to set up an appointment.

David Hale, Ph.D.
Marriage and Family Therapy
School of Allied Health
Strauss Hall 362
(318) 342-1349

Thomas Foster, Ph.D.
School of Allied Health
Strauss Hall 239
(318) 342-1298

Gov. Edwards calls for closure of bars, casinos, theaters; no inside dining at restaurants

Additionally, Gov. John Bel Edwards has announced more aggressive measures to contain COVID-19. The Governor’s Office states as of midnight today, Monday, March 16, 2020, “ … further limiting the size of gatherings to fewer than 50 people, closing casinos, bars and movie theaters and limiting restaurants to delivery, take out and drive-through orders only.”

These mandates will be in effect until April 13, however that date may change based on the COVID-19 situation.

As of Monday, March 16, there were 132 confirmed cases in Louisiana and two deaths.

Read the Governor’s announcement here: https://gov.louisiana.gov/index.cfm/newsroom/detail/2411