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K-State Today

June 11, 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 June 7-11. 

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. Content that has been updated this week includes meeting and event guidance. 

K-State continues move to phase out of COVID-19 protocols over the summer.
In a June 9 K-State Today letter, President Richard Myers shared several updates regarding university COVID-19 guidance.

The university is joining the COVID-19 College Vaccine Challenge.
Kansas State University is contributing to a nationwide campaign to end the COVID-19 pandemic by having at least 70% of K-State students, faculty and staff vaccinated by the beginning of the fall 2021 semester.

COVID-19 state health insurance plan changes.
As part of the state's comprehensive response to COVID-19, the State Employee Health Plan has made a change to the coverage of benefits related to COVID-19.

Lafene Health Center continues offering COVID-19 vaccines.
Lafene Health Center continues to offer COVID-19 vaccine opportunities for students, faculty and staff. For a limited time, Lafene is offering single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccines. When that supply is exhausted, Lafene plans to offer a two-dose vaccine.

The university continues to track and evaluate COVID-19 data in our community.
Every week, K-State is updating the online dashboard that tracks COVID-19 data in university-connected communities