Vaccine distribution

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Announcements and messages

Latest COVID-19 vaccination implementation update
January 14, 2021

In Nevada, vaccines are starting to be distributed, including in Washoe County, although the process, as in many states around the country, has been slow. The situation is expected to pick up momentum soon. Vaccine distribution is expected to increase and for the first time since the pandemic began in March, we can start to look toward a future resembling where we once were...


Spring semester and vaccine rollout update
January 5, 2021

In recent days, there have been a number of questions regarding COVID-19 vaccination availability. Although there are still a few unknowns, here is an update with the information currently available regarding vaccination and how University faculty, staff and students will receive them...

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Guidance for suspected or positive COVID-19 cases

Students and employees

The following must be followed in the event of COVID-19 symptoms, exposure or a positive test.

Supervisors and faculty

The following information is intended to assist decision-makers when approached by a student or employee regarding suspected or confirmed COVID-19 cases.

Contact tracing

The Washoe County Health District (WCHD) is the designated agency reponsible for contact tracing. Learn more how the Student Health Center works with the WCHD and how contact tracing works.

A message from President Sandoval

"There are moments in an institution's history that are pivotal, when the challenges are formidable and the road ahead can be difficult. I can say without equivocation that the daily work and dedication to the duty at hand have been simply remarkable -- a reminder of why it is our people, and the value of their spirit, that lifts and unites our University every day."