October 15, 2021
A summary of university updates related to COVID-19
Kansas State University continues to provide updates in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The following is a summary of announcements from Oct. 11-15.
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.
Kansas State University leaders continue to look at the latest research to help stop the spread of COVID-19.
- A recent study has found that COVID-19 vaccines are extremely effective, even during the delta surge.
- All three COVID-19 vaccines provide substantial protection against hospitalization, according to a recently published study.
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. The student campaign ends this week with the grand prize drawing on Friday, Oct. 15.
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.