Current UNK Covid-19 Guidance

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. Student Health is providing vaccinations and boosters for students, staff and faculty. Contact Student Health for more information at 308-865-8218 or unkhealth@unk.edu 

  • Beginning at 5 p.m. Feb. 11, face masks are not required in classrooms, labs or other locations on campus.
  • Students and employees are encouraged to wear masks in group settings and other situations they deem appropriate.
  • Remain diligent in self-screening and reporting symptoms. These are simple measures proven to be effective in controlling the spread on campus
  • 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 unkhealth@unk.edu. 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.

New Isolation and Quarantine Guidelines

  • UNK has changed its isolation and quarantine guidelines to match new guidelines set by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which now recommends a 5-day isolation period from the onset of COVID-19 symptoms instead of 10 days.
  • Quarantined students, faculty and staff must be fever free with improving symptoms before returning to campus and class on day 6. Those in isolation must have improving symptoms before returning on day 6.
  • All people returning from quarantine or isolation must wear a mask for five days everywhere on campus, until day 10.

VIEW the entire PLAN TO MITIGATE THE SPREAD OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES Fall 2021

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