COVID-19 Medical Response Office

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The University of Pittsburgh is working to monitor and contain the spread of COVID-19 on and off campus by randomly testing students for the virus. Going through the process is easier than you might think—take a look.
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Face coverings are now required—indoors and out—regardless of Pitt’s operational posture.
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“If you can avoid it, you should avoid it, and there’s no reason to not take reasonable precautions,” says Madeleine Biache, a Pitt student who contracted COVID-19 this spring. See what advice she has for students as they return to campus this fall.
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The Office of the Provost hosted and compiled a broad range of activities and resources for incoming graduate students to learn about their roles and explore options for connecting to their colleagues and the community.
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Arrival for new and returning Pitt students began Aug. 11 with fewer lines and less traffic, but with all the anticipation that comes with the start of a new academic year—and added safety measures to boot.
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From reopening preparations to parking, the staff town hall covered what employees need to know, whether they’re working remotely or returning to campus.
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COVID-19 testing, the community compact, moving to campus and Flex@Pitt were among the topics students had lingering questions about.