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May 14, 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 May 10-4.

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. 

K-State will change face covering guidance for outdoor settings, effective May 17.
Effective May 17, Kansas State University will change the face covering guidance for fully vaccinated individuals in outdoor settings.

Read COVID-19 reminders as K-Staters prepare to leave campus communities.
As Kansas State University students, faculty and staff prepare to leave our campus communities at the end of the spring semester, Lafene Health Center offers tips and information on the COVID-19 pandemic.

Single-dose COVID-19 vaccines are available at Lafene Health Center.
Lafene Health Center continues to offer final COVID-19 vaccine opportunities for Kansas State University students before the end of the spring semester.

Riley County to hold youth vaccination event; K-Staters can attend to receive Pfizer vaccine.
The Riley County Health Department is having a mass vaccination event from 9 a.m.–4 p.m. Thursday, May 20, at Pottorf Hall in CiCo Park. The clinic is for youth ages 12-15 to receive the Pfizer vaccine, but K-Staters may attend to receive the vaccine. 

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.

Drinking fountains will be open for the fall 2021 semester.
In line with K-State's plan for returning to in-person learning for fall 2021, the Division of Facilities will begin the process of reopening campus drinking fountains on May 17.