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Troy University to begin providing COVID-19 vaccinations on Thursday

T-Roy encourages the use of face masks to prevent the spread of COVID-19. (TROY graphic)
 

Troy University has partnered with the Alabama Department of Public Health to serve as a distribution center for COVID-19 vaccinations starting on Thursday, March 4 at 9 a.m.

Vaccines will be administered at the Health Center located next to the Trojan Center on the Troy Campus. TROY has received 2,000 doses of the Moderna vaccine.

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TROY seeking help to 3D print PPE for local medical facilities

TROY is seeking community volunteers with access to 3D printers to help production of personal protective equipment.

TROY is seeking community volunteers with access to 3D printers to help production of personal protective equipment.

Troy University faculty, staff and students are working together to utilize 3D printers to address the current shortage in personal protective equipment (PPE) for healthcare workers, and they need help from the public.

The Department of Art and Design, the IDEA Bank, the Broadcast and Digital Network and the Troy University Libraries, among other TROY…

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TROY, ACOM sign partnership agreement to help pre-med students

The Alabama College of Osteopathic Medicine and Troy University formalized an agreement that will give TROY students a leg up on ACOM admission.

The Alabama College of Osteopathic Medicine and Troy University formalized an agreement that will give TROY students a leg up on ACOM admission.

Officials from Troy University and the Alabama College of Osteopathic Medicine (ACOM) signed a memorandum of understanding Thursday establishing a student pipeline between the institutions.

TROY Chancellor Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr., and ACOM Dean Dr. Craig Lenz signed the agreement, which gives ACOM admission priority to TROY students who meet certain criteria, including meeting thresholds…

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Single-payer healthcare proposal should free the market to allow choice in coverage by Americans

President Lyndon Johnson signs the Medicare bill in 1965. (Photo/White House)

President Lyndon Johnson signs the Medicare bill in 1965. (Photo/White House)

Democrats are calling the newest single-payer healthcare proposals “Medicare for All.” America has three major systems of government healthcare: Medicare, Medicaid, and the Veterans’ Administration (VA). Is a single-payer system more likely to resemble Medicare or Medicaid?

President Lyndon Johnson’s Great Society established Medicare and Medicaid in 1965 to cover elderly Americans and the poor…

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