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November 5, 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 Nov. 1-5.

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 COVID-19 vaccine website continues to be updated.  

K-State is evaluating updates to the federal orders related to COVID-19.
K-State is determining how the recently announced updates to several federal orders apply to the university. K-State will communicate any policy changes or details as they become available. Faculty, staff and student employees must still submit documentation that they will be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

You matter to K-State, please get vaccinated.
As we continue to grapple with COVID-19 and the issues surrounding the federal vaccine requirement, we want to stay focused on what really matters. At Kansas State University what matters is you.

Find additional information about vaccine medical exemption requests and Lafene Health Center.
Student employees with established medical care at Lafene Health Center can request a Lafene medical provider to help with the medical exemption form if needed. 

K-State is offering COVID-19 vaccination incentives for 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.

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.