Covid 19

We need your help to stop the spread

With coronavirus transmission rates rising, we want you to know how the university is responding to these changing pandemic conditions—and to ask for your support and active participation.


Children, COVID-19 and vaccines

Pediatricians and infectious disease doctors urge parents to vaccinate eligible children before returning to school.


July vaccination clinic available on campus

A free COVID-19 vaccination clinic for U students, faculty, staff and community members is scheduled for July 27, 2021, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.


How 3-D modeling helped U geologists teach during COVID-19

Hands-on geology outreach continued during the hands-off pandemic.


Understanding COVID-19 variants

All viruses mutate.


WellU and COVID vaccines

The COVID vaccine is being added as a wellness activity this year.


mRNA vaccines slash risk of COVID-19 infection by 91% in fully vaccinated people

Illness is significantly milder in rare “breakthrough” cases of the disease.


How air pollution changed during COVID-19 in Park City

Air pollution dropped more in commercial than residential areas, and residential emissions rebounded faster following reopening.


Airflow study in Science Advances

U engineers discovered how to reduce COVID-19 infection probability in musicians by a factor of 100 via studies with the Utah Symphony and Opera.


Research in a time of crisis

In response to a global threat, COVID-19, University of Utah mounted a research response that is making a lasting impact on the virus and its numerous effects