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Reynolds implements mask mandate

After pushing back against a mask mandate since March, Governor Kim Reynolds implements mandate through Dec. 10.
November 19, 2020

On Monday, Nov. 16, Governor Kim Reynolds announced new statewide enhanced public health measures in response to the surge of COVID-19 cases in Iowa.  Most notable among the new regulations included...

As cases climb, some classes finish fall semester virtually

Some UNI professors have shifted their classes to virtual delivery at the end of the semester in the face of rising rates of COVID-19.
November 19, 2020

As UNI fast approaches the end of this uniquely challenging semester, some classes have made a last-minute change to online learning. In these last couple of weeks, as COVID-19 cases skyrocketed in Black...

COVID-19 on campus: slight decline

This graphic depicts the positivity rate on campus as well as other statistics regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.
November 16, 2020

After several weeks of rapidly increasing case counts and positivity rates, this week’s COVID-19 update from the UNI Student Health Center indicated a slight decrease in both areas. According to data...

COVID-19 on campus: numbers increase

This graphic depicts the COVID-19 positivity rate on the UNI campus as well as other statistics regarding the pandemic in Black Hawk County.
November 9, 2020

New cases of COVID-19 on the UNI campus more than doubled in the last week, according to the latest data released by the UNI Student Health Center. According to data released Friday, Nov. 6 at noon,...

COVID-19 on campus: continued rise

This graphic depicts the COVID-19 positivity rate on the UNI campus as well as other statistics regarding the pandemic in Black Hawk County.
November 2, 2020

After reporting a more than 100% increase in the campus’ COVID-19 positivity rate for the week of Oct. 19-25, the number of new cases and positivity rate on the UNI campus have both once again risen...

COVID-19 on campus: numbers rise

This graphic depicts the positivity rate on campus as well as other statistics regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.
October 26, 2020

This week’s COVID-19 statistics from the UNI Student Health Center, released Friday, Oct. 23, showed a significant increase in the campus’ positivity rate over the past week. As depicted in the accompanying...

COVID-19 on campus: positivity rate increases

This graphic depicts UNI's most recent COVID-19 case count, positivity rate and other pandemic statistics.
October 19, 2020

After over a month of decreasing positivity rates for COVID-19 testing on campus, the UNI Student Health Center reported an increased positivity rate for the week of Oct. 12-18. According to UNI’s...

COVID on campus Oct. 12

COVID on campus Oct. 12
October 12, 2020

This graphic depicts UNI's most recent COVID-19 case count, positivity rate and other pandemic statistics.

COVID-19 on campus

This graphic depicts UNI's COVID-19 positivity rate since the beginning of the semester as well as other statistics regarding COVID-19 on campus.
October 5, 2020

Cases of COVID-19 at UNI have remained both fairly low and relatively consistent over the last few weeks, according to information released Friday by the UNI Student Health Center. This week’s seven...

IDPH adjusts quarantine recommendations

UNI follows IDPH recommendations regarding quarantine of close contact cases if both people wore face coverings during the exposure.
October 1, 2020

In a campus-wide message on Tuesday, Sept. 29, the university announced that in keeping with new guidelines from the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH), “close contacts of COVID-positive cases will...

COVID-19 on campus: Numbers continue to decline

COVID-19 on campus: Numbers continue to decline
September 28, 2020

The UNI Student Health Center reported 9 new cases of COVID-19 among the campus community over the past week, bringing the campus’ cumulative total to 161 since the semester began. According to the...

Local mask mandates: Waterloo extends, Black Hawk County fails to pass

September 24, 2020

On Monday, Sept. 21, the Waterloo City Council approved a six-week extension of the citywide mask mandate. The mandate, which was originally passed in late August, would have expired at the end of September....

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