Analyzing wastewater of residence halls can yield evidence of COVID-19, leading to individual testing of occupants or other approaches. It’s part of UVA’s effort to identify the virus earlier and mitigate its spread.
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September 19, 2020
September 11, 2020
The budget for the fiscal year that began July 1 now totals $3.76 billion, revised down by 2.3% versus the blueprint approved in June.
August 31, 2020
UVA Health is processing between 300 and 400 COVID-19 tests per day, and currently has the capacity to handle up to 800 per day. It expects to double that capacity over the next month.
August 03, 2020
The testing requirement is one component of UVA’s COVID-19 Prevention, Detection and Response plan for resuming in-person instruction this fall and keeping students, faculty, staff and Charlottesville neighbors safe in the process.
July 16, 2020
The plan requires students to submit a negative COVID-19 test, and urges them to quarantine for two weeks, before returning to Grounds, and sets protocols for life at UVA after they arrive.
June 17, 2020
The University’s plan emphasizes safety elements such as virus testing, requirements for wearing masks, social distancing and thorough sanitizing of spaces.
June 12, 2020
UVA President Jim Ryan expects recommendations no later than early August on how the University can improve racial equity, and encouraged task force members to pursue bold ideas.
May 28, 2020
As currently planned, the fall semester will begin Aug. 25. What happens thereafter will be quite different, as UVA seeks to balance its world-class residential experience with safety and health concerns.
May 13, 2020
Final preparations are being made to present the first-ever virtual celebration and degree conferral for the University of Virginia’s Class of 2020.
April 23, 2020
Answering the question on the mind of the University community is neither simple nor easy. UVA must consider many complex factors influenced by a pandemic that has deeply affected higher education.