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K-State Today

October 1, 2021

A summary of university updates related to COVID-19

Submitted by 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 Sept. 27-Oct. 1.

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. 

University monitors positive trends in COVID-19 transmission.
Kansas State University continues to monitor Centers for Disease Control and Prevention trends at the county level for rate of transmission of COVID-19.

K-State's multilayered approach to COVID-19 mitigation shows signs of success.
As we enter October, there are promising signs our multilayered approach to mitigating the spread of COVID-19 is working.

The latest COVID-19 compliance survey results are available.
The results from the most recent COVID-19 compliance survey for faculty and staff are available.

K-State is offering COVID-19 vaccination incentives for students, faculty and staff. 
K-State faculty and staff can win prizes — including Apple Watches, Apple MacBook Pros, K-State Union gift cards and more — by getting the COVID-19 vaccination. K-State is also offering a student COVID-19 vaccination incentive program and students can win prizes — including grand prizes of $1,000 cash, a Sony PlayStation 5 or a MacBook Air.

Lafene Health Center continues offering COVID-19 vaccines.
Lafene Health Center continues to offer COVID-19 vaccine opportunities for students, faculty and staff. Appointments are required and can be made on the myLafene+ patient portal or by calling 785-532-6544.

K-Staters can voluntarily upload their COVID-19 vaccine cards.
K-State students, faculty and staff are encouraged to voluntarily upload their COVID-19 vaccine cards to the myLafene+ patient portal. By uploading the cards, K-Staters can help Lafene Health Center continue to track vaccination rates at the university.

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.

In this issue

COVID-19 university updates
From the administration
News and research
Events
Health and safety
Kudos, publications and presentations
Technology
Newsletters, magazines and blogs
University life