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GET VACCINATED

Keep yourself and campus safe by getting vaccinated as soon as possible.

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Be Respectful

Masks are not required, but welcome.

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Consult a Healthcare Provider

If you develop symptoms or test positive for COVID-19, stay home and self isolate.

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Self-report

Report positive test results, or that you've been identified as being in close contact with someone who tested positive for COVID-19.

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Layers of safety help prevent spread of COVID-19

Patricia Winokur, infectious disease specialist, explains how layering multiple safety strategies can protect us from COVID-19.

UI Hospitals and Clinics epidemiologist Dan Diekema

What you need to know about the COVID-19 subvariant BA.2

COVID-19 cases are again on the rise again in our community. The University of Iowa’s hospital epidemiologist and infectious disease specialist Dr. Dan Diekema explains what you need to know about the new subvariant and offers several reminders about how to protect yourself and others.

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Slowing the spread of COVID-19 two years after the pandemic's start

The severity of COVID-19 in patients has seemed to ease with the arrival of the omicron variant - nearly two years after the initial virus - and eased further in patients who received a COVID-19 vaccination. Although COVID-19 infections did increase, the hospital credits a large percentage of vaccinated individuals as evidence of a community-wide effort to slow the spread.

Resources

Updates on COVID-19

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH)

24/7 COVID-19 Helpline from UI Hospitals & Clinics
319-384-8819

Student Health Nurseline
319-335-9704

UI Hospitals & Clinics appointment questions
800-777-8442 (toll free) or send a message through MyChart

Travel Advisories
CDC and U.S. Department of State

UI Hospitals & Clinics
COVID-19 Preparedness

University Counseling Service
319-335-7294

UI Employee Assistance Program
319-335-2085