coronavirus

Keeping campus safe: 4 steps to reduce the spread

Help stop the spread of COVID-19 in the campus community.


Top stories of 2020: Member of campus community tests positive for COVID-19

Information to protect the campus community.


SARS-CoV-2-like particles very sensitive to temperature

A new study suggests that as temperatures get cooler, particles on surfaces will remain infectious longer.


How does the COVID-19 vaccine work?

The vaccines use a new approach to train our bodies in fighting SARS-CoV-2 infection.


3i Initiative unites U researchers in times of need

The flash flood-like emergence of COVID-19 has shined a spotlight on those three “I” words and the efforts of University of Utah Health’s Immunology, Inflammation, and Infectious Disease (3i) initiative.


Answers to questions about the U’s COVID testing

The goal is to identify those who are asymptomatic and provide them with an opportunity to isolate themselves on campus or at home while the virus runs its course.


A laboratory, the camera looking down from above. A long beam bisects the center of the photograph, with a lab bench on either side. On the right is Angus Wu, an asian student in a lab coat, face covering, and gloves. On the left is Andrew Pendergrast, a white man wearing a blue lab coat, face covering and gloves.

Catalyst for safety

The College of Science and Office of Environmental Health and Safety have enacted creative solutions to rebuild a culture of lab safety—and it has paid dividends in implementing safeguards for COVID-19.


Help stop coronavirus spike

We must act now to protect the health and safety of our entire community—an ethic we know our campus embraces.


Let’s do this, Utah!

Cases are rising, so we all need to step up.


A massive line of cars wait in traffic to enter Zion National Park in the southern part of Utah in the United States. Midway in the line of traffic is a sign with the park’s name on it. In the background is a cliff of red rocks that the region is known for. Green trees tower over the cars.

The rise of ‘Zoom Towns’ in the rural west

COVID-19 has accelerated a trend of rapid growth in western gateway communities. This “amenity migration” is causing urgent planning challenges.