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Current UNK Pandemic Status: Phase III 

  • Starting at 5 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 15, face masks are not required in classrooms, labs or other locations on campus.
  • Widespread vaccinations have proven to significantly reduce positive cases of COVID on campus and in the community. The University encourages students and employees to be fully vaccinated.
  • In addition to vaccinations, masks are an effective layer of protection. UNK encourages and welcomes all to wear masks.
  • Masks may be requested to be worn in specific situations by instructors, office managers and unit directors.
  • If you want more protection, wear a mask. If you are concerned about interacting with students or others, ask them to put on a mask when in proximity.
  • Employees and students are required to report to UNK’s Public Health Center if they test positive for COVID, have symptoms or were in contact with someone who has COVID. Contact the Public Health Center (PHC): 308-865-8279 or The PHC will advise the individual on monitoring, quarantine and isolation as appropriate. People diagnosed with COVID will have to be cleared by the PHC before returning to campus activity.
  • The University will continue to review and monitor active cases on campus, in the health department area and Nebraska. UNK’s policy is subject to change if circumstances warrant.


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UNK vaccination clinics to offer Pfizer booster shots for students, faculty, staff

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UNK vaccination clinics to offer Pfizer booster shots for students, faculty, staff

Two Rivers Public Health Department is offering the on-campus vaccination clinics from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 7 and Oct. 28 in the Nebraskan Student Union atrium.

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