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October 16, 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. 12-16.

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 clarification regarding the university event guidance to emphasize the 50 person limit.

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.

K-Staters share why they wear face coverings.
Amy Hageman, professor of accounting, and William Hageman, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering, explain why they wear face coverings to protect the K-State community.

The high-dose flu vaccine is now available at Lafene Health Center.
Lafene Health Center is offering limited doses of the high-dose flu vaccine that is recommended for adults 65 and older.

Lafene Health Center continues to offer asymptomatic COVID-19 testing.
Students can help fight the spread of COVID-19 by participating in asymptomatic testing. Learn more in this video from Lafene Health Center.