If you received your first dose of COVID-19 vaccine through a Lane County clinic, you will need to go through the county to schedule your second shot.
The UO Monitoring and Assessment Program (MAP) is allowing walk-ins for its testing event tomorrow. No pre-registration required. If you would likesome peace of mind, stop by MatthewKnight Arena any time between 8:00 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. for a free COVID-19 test.
Due to increasing cases of COVID-19, Lane County has moved back to high risk. Most campus operations are not affected. However, reduced occupancy and gathering sizes are in effect throughout the community. For more seeOregon's risk level guidance chart.
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Do I still need to wear a mask if I have been fully vaccinated?
Yes, state and federal guidance currently calls for those who are vaccinated to continue to follow all safety protocols, including wearing a mask and practicing physical distancing. Currently CDC guidance on the ability to eliminate masks once fully vaccinated only applies to small, at-home social settings and not public spaces or the workplace.
There were 69 members of the UO community who tested positive or were considered presumptive positive in the last seven days (April 19-25, 2021). A total of 1,776 members of the UO community have tested positive for COVID-19 since reporting began. Case numbers are updated daily, Monday through Friday.
The UO Monitoring and Assessment Program is offering free testing to anyone in the community who wishes to detect COVID-19 before they develop symptoms. This testing is part of a public service program and is available to all asymptomatic residents age 3 and older.
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.