COVID-19 News


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Back to Basics

September 14, 2022
Have a safe and healthy fall semester. Here’s what you need to know right now.

Updated information on COVID-19 (and monkeypox)

August 16, 2022
We are coming together from many different places. Extra caution is a good idea.
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Year Three

May 11, 2022
It is startling to see the words “now in the third year of the pandemic” in print, but here we are.
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What’s in a word?

April 6, 2022
The CDC has switched from talking about being “fully vaccinated” to staying “up to date on vaccinations.”
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A Guide to the Next Normal

March 16, 2022
President Gabel announced some drop in the mask policy on UMN Twin Cities campus. But does that mean we're out of the clear?
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Boost is Best

February 16, 2022
Vaccines approved for use in the U.S. are overwhelmingly safe and effective for ages five and up.
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It’s (Still) Complicated…

February 2, 2022
You ask, we answer. Here are a few more questions received as feedback on the previous messages.
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The COVID Road Ahead―Just Like This Message―Is a Long One

January 19, 2022
On what do the experts agree? The omicron variant is one of the most transmissible viruses known.
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Everything You Never Wanted to Know About COVID-19 But Need to Ask Anyway

January 6, 2022
I’m vaccinated, now what? First, thank you! Second, if you haven’t yet, schedule your booster shot.

Why and Where, Revisited (and Boosters)

August 19, 2021
I’m young and healthy, why should I get vaccinated? In the United States, we have a long history of helping each other. If a river is flooding, everyone in the community comes to pile sandbags on the riverbank against the rising water.…