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K-State Today

January 22, 2021

A summary of university updates related to COVID-19

Submitted by Division of Communications and Marketing

Kansas State University continues to provide updates in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The following is a summary of announcements from Jan. 19-22.

Read a full list of communications related to COVID-19.

Come back, 'Cats.
Updates continue to be posted on the COVID-19 website, which includes guidance and frequently asked questions about the return to university campuses.

The university has launched an employee self-reporting form to better understand COVID-19 in K-State communities. 
To understand the prevalence of COVID-19 in our community, K-State is encouraging all employees to fill out a new COVID-19 self-reporting form. The university online dashboard continues to be updated with the latest COVID-19 data in K-State communities.

Lafene Health Center will begin offering additional COVID-19 testing sites.
On Tuesday, Jan. 26, Lafene Health Center will begin offering additional COVID-19 asymptomatic testing sites to make testing more convenient for students, faculty and staff.

Every Wildcat A Wellcat student wellness kits are available for the spring semester.
As part of the Every Wildcat A Wellcat, or EWAW, campaign, every student will receive a free wellness kit for the spring semester. The EWAW kits will be distributed to students in several ways.

K-State offers reminders on university cleaning and disinfecting procedures. 
As the spring semester begins, K-State is reminding faculty, staff and students to continue important cleaning and disinfecting procedures to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.  

The university is reinstating 2021 annual performance reviews for unclassified and USS.
All requirements and processes for annual performance reviews for calendar year 2021 and beyond should be implemented moving forward.