Once the COVID-19 vaccine is widely available, it will not be required but highly encouraged.
The FDA approved vaccine is being distributed in phases, starting first with health care facilities and long-term care facilities. Once the vaccine becomes available to the university, Campus Health Services will widely communicate instructions for how and where to get the vaccine. For details on the vaccine, read the university's COVID-19 Vaccine FAQs
and the CDC's COVID-19 vaccine information page
View the Testing Dashboard for the number of tests, positive cases and negative cases of COVID-19 within our university community. These numbers are updated by Campus Health Services three times per week.
Contact Tracing Process
Once testing has been performed and the results are confirmed positive, contact investigation will be initiated by Campus Health Services (Campus Health) in partnership with public health officials. Once contacts have been identified, Campus Health will notify anyone who may have been exposed.
Read more about the university's COVID-19 Mitigation procedures and take a look at Campus Health's Response Procedures for a step-by-step reference on how Campus Health conducts investigation.
As part of UofL's preparation for the virus's potential effects on students, faculty and staff, university officials are closely monitoring the spread of COVID-19 on campus and in the community. Read the list of key scenarios that could require a quick response and what those potential responses by the university might be.