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UArizona officials are looking at test results, wastewater analysis in dorms, and campus compliance with public health measures to help determine how the university will operate.
As the University of Arizona prepares for the start of classes on Monday, a number of measures have been implemented to help mitigate the risk for COVID-19.
UArizona students, faculty and staff can now download the Covid Watch exposure notification app, which allows users diagnosed with COVID-19 to anonymously notify others who may have been exposed.
The university is administering antigen tests to thousands of students and employees in preparation for the start of the fall semester on Aug. 24.
The pandemic is exacerbating many risk factors associated with drug use and overdose, including economic distress, social isolation and anxiety, says pharmacologist Todd Vanderah.
The length of the on-ramp will be dependent on public health conditions in Pima County, Arizona and nationwide, President Robert C. Robbins has said.
Research labs, medical courses, and fine arts and performing arts studios will be among the first courses to take place in person, while other classes will begin online.
Under a Department of Defense contract, College of Medicine – Phoenix researchers are leading an effort to develop a portable device to easily detect biological threats.
The university plans to offer four class formats in the fall. For the latest on campus reentry, tune in to arizona.edu/live on July 30 at 10 a.m. Arizona time.
A College of Medicine – Phoenix pediatrician discusses the impact of COVID-19 on children and warns that drowning risks may increase with more kids at home this summer.