A message from the University of Oregon
A message from the University of Oregon
University of Oregon
COVID-19 Update
March 29, 2021  •   coronavirus.uoregon.edu

What You Need to Know

  • Spring term is underway. As a public service, the UO has expanded the number of community COVID-19 testing slots for this week. Testing is free and convenient, and open to all asymptomatic Lane County residents age 3 and older. Be sure to reserve your spot by 5:00 p.m. the day prior to testing.

  • COVID-19 vaccine clinics for University of Oregon employees will begin the week of April 19, with clinics for students to follow in May. Employees will receive an invitation to schedule a vaccination appointment at one of several scheduled clinics. Full details are available on Around the O and the Vaccine webpage.

  • Students are invited to join the Crush COVID-19 Challenge, an online activity through which students can complete weekly health challenges and be rewarded with prizes through spring term. Learn more and register on the Crush COVID website.

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Featured FAQ

What changed as a result of Lane County moving into the Low Risk category on March 26?
Moving to low will not impact any of the current operations on campus. The safety of our campus community remains a top priority as the county moves in and out of different risk levels. The campus remains closed to the general public and open to students, employees and guests related to official business.

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COVID-19 Cases

  • There were 10 members of the UO community who tested positive or were considered presumptive positive in the last seven days (March 22-28) as of 10:00 a.m. today. A total of 1,578 members of the UO community have tested positive for COVID-19 since reporting began. Case numbers are updated daily, Monday through Friday. In most cases, updates will be made by noon. But exceptions are possible when reporting is delayed.

  • The Oregon Health Authority reports 164,164 confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases in the state, 10,718 cases in Lane County, 33,076 in Multnomah County, and 1,869 in Coos County as of March 29, 2021.


  • The best way to prevent illness is to avoid being exposed to the virus. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention outline some general precautions to minimize the spread of respiratory diseases. 

In the News

New virtual challenge rewards students with COVID-19 knowledge

After a year of learning and living with rules and requirements for COVID-19 safety, UO students have the chance to test their knowledge and earn prizes.
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