We are deeply grateful for all the measures our campus community — collectively and individually — has taken to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19 on campus and within our broader community. Your efforts make all the difference — thank you.
While vaccination continues to be the best defense against COVID-19, currently available information suggests that getting a booster increases protection against COVID-19. This is especially important given the emergence of the Omicron variant, which appears to be far more easily transmissible than the Delta variant.
While visiting loved ones adds to the joy of the season, holiday travel also creates new opportunities for COVID-19 to spread. In support of community, family, and friends and to mitigate the possible spread on campus during the winter quarter we strongly recommend taking the following steps.