To maximize the health and well-being of our community, the university is providing guidance on a careful transition to more in-person activities for students. The massmail is available online.
Massmail: COVID-19 Testing Schedule Changes + Faculty, Staff and Graduate Students do not test Tuesday
A new massmail explains new COVID-19 testing guidelines and encourages faculty, staff and graduate students not to test on Tuesday, Sept. 8. The massmail is available online.
The University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign’s Shield testing program has provided real-time data about on-campus testing results and any emerging trends, and its experts recently noticed a concerning upward trend of positive COVID-19 cases among undergraduate students. To break the cycle, for the next two weeks the university is intensifying discipline efforts and swiftly removing individuals… Continue Reading
The University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign has released a new data dashboard that displays daily information about the university’s on-campus COVID-19 testing program. The dashboard displays the number of tests performed on a given day as well as the positivity rate. View the On-Campus Testing Data dashboard.
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Professors Sergei Maslov and Nigel Goldenfeld have been creating data models about COVID-19 since early in the pandemic, and their data has been instrumental in some of the state’s responses to COVID-19. In this edition of the COVID-19 Briefing Series, professors Maslov and Goldenfeld explain in greater detail their COVID-19 data… Continue Reading
Chancellor Robert Jones sent new massmail messages to faculty, staff and students with information for the Fall 2020 semester. Some of the topics covered in the messages include: On-Campus COVID-19 Testing Contact Tracing Quarantine & Isolation Fall 2020 Residence Instruction after November 20 Classroom Management Guide for Instructors Guidance for University Employees The faculty/staff massmail… Continue Reading
For the next presentation in the COVID-19 Briefing Series, Chancellor Robert Jones will be joined by two members of the SHIELD: Target, Test, Tell committee. This committee is charged with developing strategies on how the university plans to conduct COVID-19 testing and exposure notifications to maximize the safety of our university community. The briefing will… Continue Reading
The Champaign-Urbana Public Health District wants community members to be aware of a new text messaging scam pretending to be part of contact tracing. CUPHD uses contact tracing as a process of identifying people who have come in contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19, instructing them to quarantine and monitor their symptoms… Continue Reading