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October 9, 2020

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 Oct. 5-9.

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 added this week includes guidance and FAQ related to expanded testing on K-State Polytechnic campus.

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

The COVID-19 compliance survey results are available.
The results from the fourth COVID-19 compliance survey for faculty and staff are available. The compliance survey will be administered every two weeks through the fall semester.

K-State Polytechnic now offers on-campus COVID-19 testing.
As part of the university's expanded COVID-19 testing capacity, K-State Polytechnic offers on-campus COVID-19 testing for students, faculty and staff.

FFCRA supports student employees who need to stay in quarantine or isolation.
Students who work on-campus and off-campus jobs and who are in quarantine or isolation because of COVID-19 symptoms or exposure may take advantage of a new leave program through the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, or FFCRA.

Monitor your health through myLafene+ patient portal.
Lafene Health Center's myLafene+ patient portal is available to students, faculty and staff to help monitor health and track any flu or COVID-19-related symptoms.

Lafene Health Center's main entrance is now open.
Lafene Health Center is open for normal operation and all patients can now use either the main entrance or the northwest entrance of the building.