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COVID-19 Testing: Before You Leave & When You Return

As we approach Thanksgiving break, the number of COVID-19 cases on our campus are declining. As you make plans to leave campus and return home on Nov. 24, we ask you to take these precautions.

Collaborating With Partners to Drive Progress

At the University of Kentucky, we built a modern public health infrastructure to manage the spread of COVID-19.

Protect. Respect. Get your flu shot.

Like our mandatory testing, screening and contact tracing programs, flu vaccinations represent an important and common-sense public health measure – one in which we all can, and should, participate during this challenging time.

The Sacrifices of Our People

The Fayette County School Board announced last night that it will continue at-home or non-traditional instruction (NTI) as the primary mode of learning for most students in public schools until the winter break.

Data DL: Ten Days of Less than 200 Active Cases

Our data suggest that members of our community are making good decisions and looking out for each other’s safety. This week, we hit the ten-day mark of active cases on our campus remaining consecutively under 200.

Data DL: Why Flu Vaccines Are So Important

According to CDC guidance, “everyone 6 months and older should get a flu vaccine every season with rare exceptions. Vaccination is particularly important for people who are at high risk of serious complications from influenza.”

How We’re Keeping Each Other Safe

Because of you, we’re seeing the number of COVID-19 active cases on our campus decline. I want to say thank you for everything you are doing; I want you to know how proud I am of this community for keeping each other healthy.

Data DL: Our Efforts Over Time

This week, we began posting line charts that illustrate the trend lines of active cases, recovered cases and newly reported cases on our campus.

Our Progress Made Possible by You

This mid-term semester report provides rich details about our efforts to confront the virus and manage its spread. The numbers tell a compelling story.

Flu Shots Required for UK Students

This year, for the first time, we are requiring all students to receive a flu vaccination. We are strongly encouraging all of our faculty and staff to do so as well.