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The Pac-12 CEO Group met today to decide whether to play fall sports this season. The group of university presidents and chancellors from the Pac-12 schools voted in favor of bringing back fall sports, starting with football.
While the campus has seen a spike in cases over the last few weeks, Friday's positivity rate was down from last week, and no new students were admitted to isolation housing over the weekend.
Molecular clock analysis showed no widespread community distribution of the highly contagious coronavirus in Arizona until mid-February.
The recommendation applies to dorms, fraternities, sororities and apartment complexes in areas where there has been increased COVID-19 transmission.
Early interventions were effective at stamping out infections, but subsequent travel allowed the virus to ignite major outbreaks in Europe and North America, a new study finds.
Tara Sklar, a health law expert, talks about policy recommendations she made to federal, state and local governments to address COVID-19's spread through American nursing homes.
Dr. Theresa Cullen, director of the Pima County Health Department, said the county, university and other partners are working together on a "layered approach" to managing COVID-19.
The university will conduct 5,000 COVID-19 tests per week as part of continued efforts to slow the spread of the virus.
The university is working with the Tucson Police Department, neighborhood associations and other partners to encourage student compliance with public health guidelines on and off campus.
The new program offers group and individual support sessions for students, facilitated by students. The free sessions are conducted virtually via video conferencing.